Travel from London to Amsterdam from £18 one-way

Travel from London to Amsterdam from £18 one-way

With the UK being an island it’s easy enough for visitors to forget that you can actually get the bus to continental Europe from London. Eurolines are currently offering a deal where you can travel from London to Amsterdam from £18 one-way (which includes the booking fee). That’s around $30USD for those outside the UK, […]

Amsterdam Travel Guide

Travel Guides – Official tourism site for Amsterdam with tips for trips, museums, shops, night life, events, restaurants and canal cruises. Amsterdam Travel Advisor – Amsterdam locals share their best Amsterdam travel secrets: the coziest brown cafes, hottest nightlife tips, must-see museums. Amsterdam Connect – Amsterdam Portal with classifieds, events, restaurants, bars, and living […]

Bicycles and bridges, Amsterdam – Netherlands


Two of my favourite things in Amsterdam (of the many) are the amount of bicycles and the bridges spanning the canals. Travel Photos: Amsterdam Photo Gallery I travelled to Amsterdam via rail thanks to as part of my My Grand Tour of Europe with Eurail. The content and photos used in this series are […]

Dam Square, Amsterdam – Netherlands

Dam Square

National Monument at Dam Square, Amsterdam – Netherlands. Travel Photos: Amsterdam Photo Gallery.

Travel Photo: Vismarkt, Utrecht – Netherlands


Vismarkt, Utrecht – Netherlands

Save money on flights using alternative airports in Europe

Schiphol Airport

Before my first trip to Europe I wouldn’t have been able to tell you where Karlsruhe, Katowice or Klagenfurt was on the map. Since then I not only know where they are, I have used their airports and have saved hundreds of Euros in the process. [Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - Closest isn't always cheapest] My […]

Travel Photo: Grote Kerk, Dordrecht – Netherlands

Grote Kerk

The Grote Kerk (Big Church) of Dordrecht, Netherlands. Travel Photos: Dordrecht photo gallery

5 Amsterdam coffee shops that aren’t “coffeeshops”

Amsterdam Coffeeshop

Amsterdam is world famous for its coffee shops, but as a non-smoker I have no interest in these “coffee shops”. [Cannabis coffeeshop displaying Coffeeshop license] The Netherlands doesn’t rate high in the coffee-making stakes in Europe. The typical coffee of the Netherlands is filter coffee. Coffee shops that aren’t coffee shops in a land of […]

Coffee of the day: Amsterdam – Netherlands

Coffee Amsterdam

As much as I love sitting in European cafes watching the world go by, I do miss the ritual of reading the newspaper with my coffee. I have found a regular cafe in Amsterdam that has great coffee and a selection of daily newspapers in different languages. In English they have the International Herald Tribune […]

Remote Working in Amsterdam


[Rainy Days = Good Work Days] I have been in the Netherlands and Germany for the last week and I now find myself in Amsterdam for a few days. I always forget how beautiful this city is. I could walk around the canal lined streets for days, which I have done plenty of times before. […]