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Things To Do in Amsterdam: Take A Day Trip To Zaanse Schans

April 20, 2014
Zaanse Schans
Zaanse Schans The tourist information agent in Amsterdam recommended this traditional village for us to visit. Frankly, I’ve no idea what it was but seeing the photos of the brochure that the Dutch agent handed over to us made me excited to see it. Zaanse Schans Zaanse Schans is a stone’s throw away from Amsterdam, we took a train from Amsterdam Central Station towards Koog-Zaandijk and from there R

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Things To Do In Amsterdam: Get on that canal cruise boat.

January 26, 2014
Unique architecture of the houses along Amsterdam Canal during an Amsterdam Canal Cruise.
I practically had only 8 hours to explore the city of Amsterdam and yes, it wasn’t enough. I can’t really complain though as it was just a small part of a huge European itinerary that I have at the time, in fact I think we went there just to have a break from a very long journey from Vienna. I’ve got to make the most out of the few hours that I have so I went straight to the tourist information ki

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Day 6: Hengelo City Tour

August 30, 2009
After breakfast, I tried to take the most convenient and famous transportation of Amsterdam – the bike. I borrowed Tita Sonya’s bike and paddled away around their neighborhood. Am not sure if it’s the bike or I just really haven’t done that for a long time, I fell down thrice. Haha! Good that nobody was around when it happened. A small car passed by me and I figured that it might be the guide who’s suppos

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Day 5: Amsterdam City Tour

August 30, 2009
We took a train from Hengelo to Amsterdam at around noon and we arrived at Amsterdam central at about 2 in the afternoon. We headed straight away to the tourist information office to get ourselves a proper tour of this place. The office was packed, lots of lost tourists such as ourselves were asking for tours, hotels and where the red light district was. LOL. With the help of the very honest and informative tourist

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