Posts tagged with - Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Food & Drink

Oud-West, Amsterdam Hidden Gem Neighbourhood

Often when people visit Amsterdam they stick to the city centre, enjoying the canals and coffee shops that make the city famous. While that is wonderful, if you venture further out you can find less touristy areas with authentic neighbourhoods and lo...

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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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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, Amsterdam, Culture & History

A Guide to Amsterdam Pride

Like many of the most famous cities in the world, Amsterdam has its own Pride festival each year to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and it makes for a great time to visit and join in the fun. Amsterdam Pride has been running since 1996 and is a celebr...

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Amsterdam

King’s Day – a city-wide royal celebration

The 27th of April marks a very special day in the Dutch calendar – Koningsdag, also known as King’s Day, which is a countrywide celebration of King Willem-Alexander’s Birthday. As this day is a national holiday within The Netherlands, everyone ...

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