City Break

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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Royal City at Sea

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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City Break, Culture & History, Holland, Utrecht

Romantic Utrecht

Utrecht’s old centre has remained intact for hundreds of years, and is centred around the city’s historic cathedral Domkerk, which has made it one of Holland’s most beautiful small cities. Located right in the heart of the Netherlands, its cult...

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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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