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Where to Stay in Amsterdam as a First Time Visitor

Where to Stay in Amsterdam as a First Time Visitor

The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is known for its elaborate canal system, narrow colourful houses and cobbled streets, all reminiscent of its origins as a small fishing village in the late 12th century. Since then, Amsterdam developed into one of the most important ports in the world and has continued to grow and evolve into many neighbourhoods and suburbs that make up the city that we know today. Boasting a level of charming that every other European city can only admire, Amsterdam is famously ‘gezellig,’ a Dutch quality that translates roughly as ‘cosy.’ While the city definitely gives off homely vibes, it by no means compromises on the qualities that make it such a great city. There are plenty of things to do in Amsterdam such as full of post-industrial buildings, art galleries and breweries, treasure-filled museums and vintage-filled shops, Amsterdam has an abundance of culture and entertainment, and…
Where to stay in Rotterdam

Where to stay in Rotterdam

While Amsterdam is the main star of Netherlands tourism, and probably always will be, the port city of Rotterdam is well worth a visit. For one thing, it’s Europe’s largest port city, so there’s a lot of commerce and history. Rotterdam is undergoing a Renaissance to give Amsterdam a run for its money, and many will say it’s a better place to experience true Netherlands’ culture without the hefty crowds of Amsterdam. Once you’ve decided to give Rotterdam a visit, we’ve got a guide to the best neighborhoods in Rotterdam and hotels in Rotterdam for every budget and travel style. We will cover off all types of Rotterdam accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Rotterdam hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Rotterdam, the best Rotterdam hotels, best places in Rotterdam to visit, the best places to stay in Rotterdam, hotels near Rotterdam attractions, Rotterdam neighborhood guide and…
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Rotterdam

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Rotterdam

Not sure what to expect in Rotterdam? Looking for travel tips for the Netherlands? With our Rotterdam Travel Guide, you can be sure not to miss any of the must-see spots and main attractions! Prepare yourself for incredible natural and historical sites, vivid cultural life, great shopping opportunities and a bustling culinary scene, we will be sharing with you our best travel tips! This ultimate travel guide to Rotterdam will show you all the most beautiful places in Rotterdam, what to expect when visiting, where to stay in Rotterdam and things to do in Rotterdam which will help you in planning a trip to Rotterdam. Plan your trip to the Netherlands Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to…
Review of Misc Eatdrinksleep Amsterdam

Review of Misc Eatdrinksleep Amsterdam

This boutique hotel is more of a B&B and if you blink walking past the front door you’ll miss it, but this is what gives this cute hotel it’s charm. It isn’t just a typical hotel experience, where you’re just a number; at Misc Eatdrinksleep, the owners take their time to chat with you, provide plenty of ideas of things to do in Amsterdam and are always around to help out. Misc is run by a sweet couple and their cute, mischievous toddler, which gives the hotel a loving family vibe. Plan your trip to the Netherlands Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more…
18 MUST Things to see and do in Amsterdam

18 MUST Things to see and do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, once world-famous for “Coffee Shops” serving marijuana. There is so much more to Amsterdam, which the rest of the world is catching on to, in the form of history, natural beauty, culture and cuisine. As part of the European Union, entry to Amsterdam is relatively easy for other EU citizens, nor is a visa required for citizens of most English-speaking countries. Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is a major hub, and the third busiest in Europe. Many travelers connect through Amsterdam en route to other continents, so even a short visit to the city is possible during your layover. No matter how much time you have, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Amsterdam! Plan your trip to the Netherlands Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get…