Header photo – Amsterdam harbor on the IJ looking east past the cruise port / Border photo – Stuðlaberg, columnar basalt, Iceland
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Tag Archives: Amsterdam
An all-too-rare blogpost; a gift to my followers for the holidays- a story of alcohol! I am not much of a hard liquor drinker. I prefer my daily glass of wine (usually white these days) or a nice hoppy British … Continue reading
From Dutch News. A short video celebrating Amsterdam’s canals and the fun to be had on them. More than just sightseeing boats; my favorite clip? ice skating on the frozen canal!
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