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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 15
Prinsenstraat and Herenstraat
The Prinsenstraat and Herenstraat are an excellent introduction to the essence of Amsterdam.
They cross three of the city' s best known canals and these two connected streets take you from ...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 14
Shopping in Amsterdam offers a lot of choices. It does matter if you are just looking for the perfect souvenir, a unique piece of clothing or the latest designer item; Amsterdam has the perfect shop for it. There are shops of ...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 13
Cafes and Amsterdam are synonymous. It does not matter if you want to soak up the atmosphere of a traditional Dutch brown café, lounging in a city grand café or just enjoying a summer drink on one of the city’s many terraces. Ams...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 12
I have heard some negative comments from friends since we ate here but have to say our meal was good. The Brasserie Harkema is a contemporary version of a Parisian brasserie in an old tobacco factory building. It is b...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 11
This is a restaurant with a difference as you will realise the moment you take your seat at the table.
The tables are set with all kinds of different glassware, cutlery and crockery. The walls are filled with hu...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 10
I have had plenty of time to try out a wide variety of places to eat in Amsterdam. So whether you are just looking for a quick snack, a light lunch or a romantic multi course dinner then you will find that Amsterdam can offer yo...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 9
House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience
A visit to House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience is an unforgettable experience as long as you do not sample too much of the product. It provides an introduction to the world of...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 8
The Rembrandt House
If you have ever wondered about what life was like for Rembrandt, then this is the place you should visit. It shows you where Holland' s most renowned artist created his masterpieces. It also shows you where some of...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 7
The Amsterdam Museum tells the story of the growth and rise of the Dutch capital. You will discover how over seven centuries of the city' s history it grew from a small settlement on the banks of the Amstel into the cu...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 6
Van Gogh Museum
After a nine month refurbishment the Van Gogh Museum has returned to its original home at the Museumplein and celebrated the 160th anniversary of the artist’s birth. The Van Gogh Museum is already the only place in the ...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 5
The Amsterdam Dungeon
This museum brings together interesting facts from Amsterdam' s history while merged them typical theatrical effects. The Amsterdam Dungeon plays up the fear factor and is very much like similar attractions you ca...
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Azores - Archipelago
The Azores are a place most people have heard of but never visit unless they stop there while on a cruise.
All the nine islands of the Azores Archipelago are of volcanic origin and are located roughly between 37° and 40° north latitud...
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Cyprus: City of Larnaca - Part 4
The Larnaca salt lake is known locally as the Aliki and is one of the most important habitats in this part of the Mediterranean for water birds. Many thousands of flamingos, wild ducks and other water or shore fowl find refuge here in winter on their...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 4
When you have so many places of interest, so close together, this type of tour can make a lot of sense. Nowhere else will you find so many things within a single square kilometre. It is easy to join one of the many ' Mee ...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 3
As I have previous said canal cruises gives ones of the best and most relaxing ways of seeing the heart of the city. As well as providing an stunning backdrop to the city' s historical centre, floating down the canals are...
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Germany: Black Forest - Part 2
Some of the everyday local favourite dishes are Black Forest smoked ham, Rib-eye steak with crispy onions, cheesy pasta, Swabian style ravioli filled with meat, onions, spinach and finally egg noodle. Swabia is a historic region of southwestern Germa...
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Germany – Swabian Mountains
If you take a trip to the Southwest of Stuttgart in Germany you will find the green and unspoiled Swabian Mountains which stretch for a total of about 125miles.
Swabia is a source of many delights with the major areas being history an...
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Leper / Ypres - Part 2
Ypres is also famous for car ralllying in Belgium since 1965. It’s organized by the auto club Targa Florio. To name a few favourite drivers, the late Collin McRay, his father Jimmy McRay, Bruno Thiry, Henri Tolvoren and Freddy Looix amongst o...
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Leper / Ypres - Part 1
The city of the poppy flower.
The Great War
Ypres is known, especially among the British, for its war monuments and trenches.
The Menin Gate -or Menenpoort in Flemish- in particular is one of those relic...
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Amsterdam: An overview - Part 2
Exploring Amsterdam is something I never tire of, the characteristic canals surrounded by narrow, low and crooked 17th-century houses. Central Amsterdam is possibly one of the best kept cities in Europe, which is as it should be for a UNESCO World He...
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