Monthly Archives: August 2010

Golf Clubs

Easy to book golf courses 9 and 18 holes: Spaarnwoude Golfbaan Purmerend Amstelborgh More difficult to book and often by member introduction only: Kennemer Golf Noordwijkse Golf Club

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New Museum in Amsterdam: Canal Museum

As from april 1st 2011, Amsterdam will open a new Museum called the Canal Museum. This Museum will explain everything about the history and the construction of the canals! Het Grachtenmuseum, Herengracht 386 in Amsterdam.    

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Steak Houses

Selected Steak Houses in Amsterdam: Cau, Damstraat 5, 623-9632 Castell, Lijnbaansgracht 252, 622-8606 (open till 01:00, weekends till 02:00) Red, Keizersgracht 594 (corner Speigelstraat), 320-1824 – Open till 24:00 Toro Dorado, Spuistraat 3 C+D, 421-8695 Gaucho’s, Beethovenstraat 55,  679-9133, Regulierbreestraat … Continue reading

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Jazz in Amsterdam

Where you can enjoy a Jazz evening in Amsterdam: Dauphine in the weekends; Bimhuis; Muziekgebouw aan het Ij; Bourbon Club; Alto; Krasnapolsky Hotel

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If you are looking for Dutch and English literature, we selected the following bookstores: Scheltema – Koningsplein 20,  523-1411 Athenaeum Boekhandel – Spui 14-16,  514-1460 The American Book Center – Spui 12,  625-5537 Waterstone’s – Kalverstraat 152  638-3821 Vrolijk (gay … Continue reading

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Interesting sites about Amsterdam

We are listing here a few good sites about Amsterdam, where you can find a lot of interesting things to do.

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The hair dresser is just across the street of the Amstel Hotel, and if you need a appointment, please just contact our Concierge Desk. Visagist (Les Visages) only 2 minutes walking from the hotel – 624-2441 Hair and body treatment … Continue reading

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Travel experiences – Share yours

“My recent holiday in June 2010 to Georgia was one of the best for a long time. We stayed with friends deep in the countryside, near the town Zestafoni. In order to reach the small village, one has to travel … Continue reading

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This morning (August 1st 2010) it was decided in Brazil that the Amsterdam city center ring of canals has been nominated Unesco World Heritage site. A well deserved honour for a unique and beautiful area, we should all be very … Continue reading

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Rent a boat

Looking to rent a boat in Amsterdam? This company offers a wide variety of rental boats, canal cruises and fully serviced boating packages.

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