Amsterdam

Amsterdam, City Break, Holland, Partners

Amsterdam Highlights

There’s a quote in the cult British movie from 1999, Human Traffic, which has stuck with me since childhood. It goes something along the lines of: “The theory of The Dam, is life for the living”. It is a starkly beautiful, chilled-out and cultu...

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Amsterdam, City Break, Holland, Partners

Don’t Miss the Ibis!

We booked a two night mini break staying at the Ibis Stopera Amsterdam. I was a bit sceptic at first as the Ibis hotels in the UK can be very basic, however on arrival the hotel’s exterior was very inviting and the first general impressions were ve...

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Amsterdam, City Break, Holland, Partners

A Christmas Treat with DFDS Seaways

I have travelled with DFDS Seaways several times now, on the route between Newcastle and Amsterdam, but one of my most memorable has to be Amsterdam in December – in full Christmas spirit! We sailed from Port of Tyne as scheduled and made our way d...

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Celebrate New Year

Amsterdam, Culture & History, Family & Fun, Holland, Maastricht, Valkenburg

Christmas Markets of Holland

Hop over to Holland this winter and you can enjoy one of a range of excellent Christmas markets selling everything from traditional arts and crafts to local food and drink. With cheese, clogs and more to choose from, you can be sure to come back wit...

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