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Category Archives: Amsterdam travel
Haaj. Hola. Hello! Coming to the end of the first week on vaca. Wi-fi has been spotty to say the least. The hotel in London only had access in the lobby, a real pain. The place I stayed in Alkmaar … Continue reading
From France 24. The Gates of Hell have been dug up in Turkey (not a government building – it’s an archaeological site). From London Independent. This event was linked to in a previous blog post. Ruminations on the reopening of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum … Continue reading
From Dutch News and BBC. Two big art museums in Amsterdam are sue to reopen after long closures. One is the Rijksmuseum, home of Rembrandt’s The Night Watch, among many other masterpieces. It will reopen on 13 April. Also, the … Continue reading
High speed rail services between A’dam and Brussels will boost prices by almost 30%. Yikes! From DutchNews. US tourists would do well to double-check prices from RailEurope in case there are savings to be had there. Then there is the … Continue reading
From DutchNews. A heads-up for beer lovers looking for more in Holland than Heineken and Grolsch (Grolsch now owned by SAB Miller). Pooey. Beer prices are rising and affecting many landlords because their pubs and cafes are essentially properties renting … Continue reading
Reblogged from work.failblog.org (odd name for a blog) et al – Dutch help for men
Amsterdam’s Van Gogh museum has acquired another Van Gogh long held privately. From Dutch News.
Keukenhof is open for 2012! The latest listing of events for Keukenhof 2012, including a link for tickets
Here’s an idea for something you might do next time you’re in Amsterdam
Keukenhof, the Dutch spring bulb festival, is an astounding spectacle of spring flowers, so much so that I’ve been to it twice. It’s held every year in Lisse, a small town outside Amsterdam, settled in the 12th century but now … Continue reading