Destination Guide: Netherlands

amsterdam landmark

      The Netherlands, otherwise known as Holland, is easily reachable from the UK and is ideal for a short holiday. Holland is ideally suited for couples, families as well as elderly travellers and is famed for its winding canals, gabled architecture (a gable is the triangle formed by a sloping roof, according to Peter W […]

Europe on a Budget: 20 Free Activities to do in Amsterdam

Night scene at a canal in Amsterdam

      Holidaying in Amsterdam need not burn a hole in your pocket. Here are 20 interesting activities to do for free:   Sandeman’s New Amsterdam Tours Love going on walking tours to explore a city? Take the free, three-hour, tip-only basis tours that start from the National Dam Square every afternoon at 11:15 […]