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10 FREE things to do in Amsterdam

10 FREE things to do in Amsterdam

Are you planning your Amsterdam trip? And are you looking for awesome, free things to do in Amsterdam? We totally get that! As our hostels are run by an international team of volunteers, we are exploring Amsterdam on a budget ourselves. So we are experts in free things to do in Amsterdam! And of

Why Rent a Bike in Amsterdam?

Why Rent a Bike in Amsterdam?

The city of Amsterdam is best experienced by bike. There are bike paths everywhere, and it’s actually much easier to get around by bike than by car! Biking allows you to experience the city like a local, and you get around to all the best attractions. Almost everything is located in the City

Anne Frank Museum: an Amsterdam must visit

Anne Frank Museum: an Amsterdam must visit

The story of Anne Frank Prinsengracht 263 is an average Amsterdam house with an extraordinary story. It is the story of Anne Frank, a German Jewish girl, born in Frankfurt am Main in 1929. After the Nazi Regime took over, she and her family had to flee to Amsterdam and hide in the Annex of

Red Light District Amsterdam

Red Light District Amsterdam

Everything you need to know For visitors coming to the Red Light District Amsterdam, the glow of red lights and women standing behind the windows can be both fascinating and disturbing. The red light district in Amsterdam is famous in the whole world. In this area prostitution takes place as a

Churches in Amsterdam

Churches in Amsterdam

Though Amsterdam is a very liberal city these days, known for freedom and tolerance, it has a very Christian past. There are numerous beautiful (hidden) churches in Amsterdam. They are definitely worth a visit during your time in Amsterdam. Are you in for a moment of quietness and reflection in

Corrie Ten Boom House in Haarlem

Corrie Ten Boom House in Haarlem

During the second world war, Corrie Ten Boom and her family hid Jews in their house. The history of the Ten Boom family is a testimony of their love and loyalty toward the Jewish people. In this museum you can enjoy a guided tour through the Ten Boom home. Tours are led by knowledgeable guides who

Stories and fun facts about Amsterdam

Sightseeing can be really exhausting, especially when you are traveling through many different cities or even countries in a short period. Often our attention is lost as soon as we hear even one of the many “important” dates or numbers guides throw at us. So we would like to help you out and tell

About Amsterdam tourism

About Amsterdam tourism

Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands. It was originally founded in the 12th century as a fishing village. It received his name from the Amstel River and the dam that was built to avoid the floods from the South Sea. Herring and beer trade with free passage helped Amsterdam to grow and

Museums in Barcelona

Museums in Barcelona

Is your next destination Barcelona? Barcelona sits on Spain’s northeast coast, Costa Brava, the ‘wild coast’. Barcelona has a Mediterranean climate of hot summers and mild winters. So it is an excellent city to visit all year long. Did you enjoy the museums of Amsterdam? And would you love to see

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