Ultimate Tips on Visiting Amsterdam!

Amsterdam is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Its well preserved 17th century guild houses and lovely canal-side terraces offer a charming backdrop. We were fortunate to live in the UNESCO World Heritage listed city center for 3 and 1/2 years, and have written about the city many times. Here are greats tips to…

How to Spend One Day in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the Dutch capital, known for its elaborate canal system dotted with narrow houses adorned with gabled facades, a legacy of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District is home to the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum (home to Rembrandt and Vermeer works) and Stedelijk modern art museum. Schipol Airport is the third…

Amsterdam’s Red Light District: Tips and Tricks

Europeans are generally more relaxed than Americans with both sex and prostitution. So one of the things Amsterdam has become famous for is the sex trade in its Red Light District (‘De Wallen’ in Dutch). The Red Light district compromises around 300 rooms (kamers in Dutch), where scantily clad women titillate potential clientele behind windows….