Tips and Articles for Amsterdam

Lyndsey Matthews

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will begin serving beer on tap at 35,000 feet next month. ... Read More

San Francisco-based travelers, rejoice! Today, The Airfare Spot found five amazingly low fare deals to destinations across Europe. All of the trips... Read More

It may be Friday the 13th, but this deal is nothing short of good luck (if you’re in college, anyway). According to the Airfare Spot, Student Universe... Read More

The city of Amsterdam is perhaps best known for the curb appeal of its canal-side rowhouses, springtime tulips, and abundance of bikes. It’s got no... Read More

With its numerous canals and bridges and stately lost-in-time architecture, Amsterdam gives Venice a run for its money as a Valentine’s Day location.... Read More

Take advantage of Amsterdam’s great rail connections and jump on a train for a short but sweet break from the city. Try a different Dutch city, or brave... Read More

It’s an easy place to overindulge, but the good news is that Amsterdam has plenty of options for getting healthy to help you recover. Here are a few of... Read More

It’s no secret why certain sights become famous, and their perennial crowds underscore their enduring allure. But every once in a while, it’s worth... Read More

There’s nowhere quite like Amsterdam on New Year’s Eve (or Oud en Nieuw, as they call it here). The whole city erupts into a gigantic, riotous street... Read More

Everybody has those iconic vacation photos posing by major attractions the world over—jumping in front of a famous sky-high landmark, balancing in tree... Read More

From the Van Gogh Museum to the Anne Frank House, Amsterdam has its share of blockbuster attractions—but there are plenty of lesser-known, and frankly... Read More

I was standing on the tenth floor of the former Royal Dutch Shell but was abandoned in 2009 after the financial crisis—into a cultural attraction for... Read More

Amsterdam is positively low-key at Christmas, which makes it a relaxing place to be during this festive season. There’s no Santa here—kids get their... Read More

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines began testing its new navigational robot at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport this week, with hopes to eventually make it... Read More

This Dutch city may conjure images of bucolic canal side row houses, Technicolor tulips, and leisurely bike rides, but make no mistake about it: it’s... Read More

There’s so much to do in Amsterdam, it’s easy to avoid going shopping. In fact, it’s the perfect city for pointless pottering about—but if you need some... Read More

Don’t forget to save room in your carry-on if you’re heading to Amsterdam. Alongside the must-buy—or must-avoid, depending on your taste—tourist trinity... Read More

Tara Penke, from Santa Barbara, California, has lived in Barcelona since 2002. Five years ago, she and her Chilean husband, Jaime, opened a restaurant... Read More

Amsterdam is the perfect place to get your shopping done while taking in a little history lesson along the way. Along with many other survivals from the... Read More

Just as London has its pubs, Amsterdam has its brown cafés—well-loved watering holes where you’ll find plenty of local character (and characters).... Read More

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