There is nothing like touring Amsterdam from the canals. This is one attraction I recommend even if you only have a few hours in Amsterdam. The boat depots are located in the center of the city with boats leaving periodically. The Rederij Kooij Company, owned...

Gouda, the Dutch cheese Holland is famous for, has a long history dating back to the 1600’s. Alkmaar Cheese Market allows visitors to step back in time and see how the cheese market of old worked. There are demonstrations of cheese carriers, weighing of the...

The Amsterdamse Bos is a very large wooded area of 2,500 acres with biking paths leading all throughout the meadows and wooded areas. There are a variety activities available within the park. There is our all-time favorite; the Geitenboerderij goat farm with a playground, café and...

Apenheul was all we imagined it to be plus more. This specialized zoo has many different types of apes, monkeys and gorillas. The most exciting part of the park is the area where monkeys mingle with people and there is a possibility of holding a...

The name Dolphinarium says it all. It is a combination of an aquarium and a dolphin park. The main focus and excitement in the park are the shows. There is a sea lion show, walrus show, and of course the major dolphin show. The dolphin...

Refreshing, invigorating, intoxicating mountain air, coupled with gliding on ice with mountains as the backdrop, equals divine. Nothing like ice skating outdoors on a random Tuesday in November. The rink was not crowded. It was relaxing and enjoyable at the same time. Although the thermometer...

Tun Fun opened almost 15 years ago in the center of Amsterdam. It is an enjoyable indoor soft destination with activities for the very young and children who are older. The fascinating thing about the facility is that it was actually created in a tunnel...

Tun Fun opened almost 15 years ago in the center of Amsterdam. It is an enjoyable indoor soft destination with activities for the very young and children who are older. The fascinating thing about the facility is that it was actually created in a tunnel...

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