Amsterdam

Amsterdam, City Break, City Guides, Holland

Opening the Doors to Amsterdam

Ever since 1987, there has been a tradition in the Netherlands that, for one weekend in September, the doors of significant buildings, monuments and private homes in the city are opened up to the public. Thousands of buildings are open to visitors fo...

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Activity & Adventure, Amsterdam, Family & Fun, France, Time Well Spent

Best European Music Festivals

Festival season is upon us again and as usual, there’s an overwhelming number of music festivals taking place all around Europe. With so many festivals to choose from, how can you decide which ones are worth your time and money? Our expert guide ta...

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Amsterdam, Family & Fun, France, ORCA, ORCA, Time Well Spent, Trip Type

Wildlife on Deck with Orca and DFDS

Taking a crossing with DFDS presents the perfect opportunity to take in the natural world around you. Seeking out the marine wildlife that calls the shores and waves surrounding the UK home is a great way to make the most of your journey with us. Whe...

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Amsterdam, Bruges, Brussels, Food & Drink, France, Germany, Holland

National Beer Day: The Best European Beer

National Beer Day takes place in Great Britain on June 15th and is a celebration of everything that’s great about beer. The date is significant as being when the Magna Carta was signed, which said that everybody should have ‘a single measure for ...

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Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Belgium, Berlin, Bruges, Bruges, Brussels, Food & Drink, France, Germany, Holland, Paris, Time Well Spent

World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day is the day each year when chocolate is celebrated even more than it usually is, with the vague hint that it falls on the 7th July because that was the date when chocolate was introduced to Europe in 1550. Whatever the reason, it...

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