Amsterdam

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Queensday in Amsterdam

May 14, 2009 // 1 Comment

Queensday in Amsterdam interesting video.

Queen’s Day (in Dutch: Koninginnedag) in Amsterdam is a unique night and day carnival-like event on 30th of April each year and during the night before – so called Queen’s Night (in Dutch: Koninginnenacht). What is special about the Queen’s Day, that having elements of …

How it all started The evolution of coffeeshops in the Netherlands – The breakthrough, which one was the first, and how they have developed to the glory of today. The coffee shop phenomenon began in the early 1970′s. Even then, the Netherlands realised that the …

The weed world championship held annually in Amsterdam The Cannabis Cup is a festival that was started in 1987 by “High Times” editor Steven Hagar, who came to The Netherlands for an interview with the founder of Holland’s first cannabis-seed company. Get car hire Montpellier …

By Plane Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is not only the airport of Amsterdam, but also the primary international airport of the Netherlands. The main airline operating into Schiphol is KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (a subsidiary of Air France), which has an alliance with U.S. carrier Northwest …

# Pop a Herring: Amsterdam folk like their herring fresh and raw from a neighborhood fish stall. The best in the business is Van Altena, Stadhouderskade at Jan Luijkenstraat (tel. 020/676-9139). Eat your fish in the approved Dutch manner — whole, holding the fish by …

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Amsterdam: Hotels

March 28, 2009 // 1 Comment

# Amstel InterContinental Amsterdam, Professor Tulpplein 1 (tel. 020/622-6060): The last word in opulence offers much more, including one of the city’s best restaurants and a superb location beside the Amstel River. This is the first choice of visiting celebrities, so don’t be surprised if …