Where and when to see Tulips in Amsterdam

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Why are there so many Tulips in Amsterdam? Tulips have been associated closely with the Netherlands and Holland in particular, since the 16th century. The first tulips in Amsterdam came from what is now modern-day Turkey. Having been discovered by European diplomats who were working in the courts of the Ottoman Empire, they quickly became […]

What to do for Xmas and NYE in Amsterdam?

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The Dutch really do know how to make the best of the festive season and if you’re in Europe over the Christmas break, then we think Amsterdam is pretty hard to beat! With its (hopefully!) snowy canals, historic Christmas and New Year traditions and cosy bars, the Dutch capital is a pretty picture-perfect place to […]