Tag Archives: Amsterdam

The 10 Best Wine and Food Festivals in the World

Wine connoisseurs and foodies have plenty to get excited about this year, with a packed roster of gastronomic events taking place around the globe. From celebrity studded culinary masterclasses to grape-stomping competitions, here are 10 Wine and Food festivals that you don’t want to miss.

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April 4, 2013 by | 2 Comments

The 10 Best European Cities for Layovers

Whether your layover is a quick break or an entire 24 hours, venturing outside the airport in one of these ten European multi-faceted cities will make your layover just as memorable as your final destination. Here are our picks for the best European cities for layovers.

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April 1, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Europe’s Most Accessible Cities (and Tips for Getting Around With Limited Mobility)

According to figures released by the UN, there are 650 million people living in this world with some sort of disability, with around eight million of those from Europe, which also has a population that is aging. That’s a huge section of the population and one that until recently was not well served when traveling […]

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March 21, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Meet Private Guide Karolina Olgers in Amsterdam

Amsterdam private tour guide Karolina

Meet Karolina Olgers, one of Viator’s local experts in Amsterdam with a license to provide private tours of this famous Dutch city.

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February 12, 2013 by | 3 Comments

The Quieter Side of Amsterdam – Exploring the Jordaan


Taking a tour of Amsterdam’s Jordaan district to the west of the city center and the western canal belt lets you experience a quieter side of Amsterdam and to escape the tourist crowds. This former working class district, a slum in the 18th century, is now one of the most beautiful areas of the city […]

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December 14, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Amsterdam


From Dublin, Ryan and Asha flew to Amsterdam for their second stop. There they got to spend another four days touring the city and the surrounds. Here’s little a summary of what they did.

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May 14, 2012 by | Comments Off on Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Amsterdam

10 of the Best Cities to Explore by Bike

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Whether you’re a health fanatic or just a curious traveler on the hunt for an adventure, biking is an ideal way to explore a city. There’s nothing quite like taking in the sights and sounds of a new destination as you whip past monuments, street vendors and public parks. Due to the increased popularity of […]

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April 9, 2012 by | 4 Comments

Best Bets for Europe Shoulder Season Travel

Istanbul Hagia Sofia

Imagine… visiting Europe when the weather is nice, the crowds are thin and the prices are slashed. Don’t think it exists? It does. Europe’s shoulder seasons – that gorgeous time of year when the temperatures begin their climb upwards or slow descent down, windows are flung open, the water is that perfect temperature and the […]

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March 19, 2012 by | Comments Off on Best Bets for Europe Shoulder Season Travel

Amsterdam’s Red Light District By Night

From tree-lined canals and museums by day, to an explosion of electronic music and illicit offerings at night, Amsterdam certainly lives up to its name as a European party destination. In that spirit here are my recommendations for a night out on Amsterdam’s straats (streets) and pleins (squares).

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March 2, 2012 by | 6 Comments

[VIDEO] Dutch Villages and Countryside Bike Tour


A perfect blue sky, friendly companions, and a knowledgeable guide – what else could you ask for on a Dutch Villages and Countryside Bike tour? We met at the Yellow Bike office near Central Station and biked the quick route to the ferry where we crossed over to the north part of Amsterdam and started […]

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November 2, 2011 by | Comments Off on [VIDEO] Dutch Villages and Countryside Bike Tour