Europe

Reading List for Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum Library Prepare for your trip to Amsterdam with a reading list filled with the best guide books and literature about the city.

Amsterdam Day One

Ryan eating a fresh stroopwafel at Albert Cuypmarket

Fresh Stroopwafels at Albert Cuyp Market


Fresh veggies at the market

Walking along the canals at dusk




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Swissotel Amsterdam

Business Hotel on the Damrak


Swissotel Amsterdam
is located right on the Damrak, Amsterdam’s main drag which bustles with tourists and souvenir shops and is just a stone’s throw from Centraal station. It is a large hotel with big, clean, light-filled rooms, polite staff, and a location that can’t be beat.… Continue Reading →

Casa Di David

Italian Restaurant on a Dutch Canal

Dutch food is great (especially if you like comfort food), and we just love bitterballen, gouda and frites. But Italian food is also amazing, so if you are pining for some pasta but you’re in Amsterdam, not Assisi, check out Casa di David.… Continue Reading →

Vondelpark Plaza Hotel

Modern Hotel in a Quiet Location

Staying in the center of Amsterdam can be a bit pricey and jam-packed, especially on a UK Bank Holiday weekend. If crowds of Brits on a stag  aren’t your scene, but you would still like to stay near the center of town, then the Vondelpark area is perfect for you.… Continue Reading →