Posts Tagged ‘ amsterdam ’

Take the fast train to Amsterdam


Apr 3rd, 2018 | By

Eurostar is launching its new route between London and Amsterdam, with direct trains travelling from St. Pancras International in London to Amsterdam Centraal



Where the experts holiday: Ruby Lovell, Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist

Mar 7th, 2018 | By

Sri Lankan author, film producer and hip hop artist, Ruby Lovell, shares her travel highs and lows



Amsterdam by rail

Feb 12th, 2018 | By
Eurostar trains

The announcement over the weekend by Eurostar that it will start a direct rail service from London to Amsterdam from April 4th could herald the decline of the air links between the two cities.



Stylish stopovers

Aug 30th, 2017 | By

Turn that laborious layover into between flight fun. JAT shows you the way to go



Cities are dying from tourism

May 9th, 2017 | By

As chief executive of Amsterdam Marketing, Frans van der Avert claimsthat cities are dying because no-one will living in the historic centres of cities anymore.



Where the experts holiday: Jack Archer, co-founder of Ruumi

Nov 11th, 2015 | By

Jack Archer – co-founder of Rumi – a new social platform and service that aims to take the stress out of finding the right place to rent in the capital – talks travel



Dutch light festivals

Sep 17th, 2015 | By

As the days grow shorter, the autumn becomes the time for light shows. Just about Travel has looked at some of those in France before, but what of other countries? Take the Netherlands for example. the advantage for us is that it is easy to get to as almost every regional airport has direct links into Amsterdam where fast trains can take you around. They have two big shows over the autumn months. In Eindhoven from the 7-14th of November, the annual GLOW light art
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What’s hot: September 2015

Aug 30th, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now…



Winter in Amsterdam

Feb 3rd, 2015 | By

Reza visits Amsterdam during winter and still finds it a fascinating city.



What’s hot: January 2015

Dec 31st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world



Saturday snippets: 6th December 2014

Dec 6th, 2014 | By
Gingerbread Leeds Castle

Will Adrian be serving up an old fashioned Christmas meal of oyster stew this year? Probably not. Gingerbread- yes and that covers just two of the stories in his round-up of the week.



What’s hot: September 2014

Aug 31st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month it’s all about holidaying with his Royal Highness, Prince Harry, and hanging out in the Peninsula Paris – Paris’ new super-hotel



The Airbnb epidemic

Aug 21st, 2014 | By

Generation X has embraced Airbnb says Gen X’er Kaye Holland



Instagram is agony

Aug 16th, 2014 | By

Kaye Holland wishes we would all – occasionally – put down our favourite devices



Reasons to take a river cruise

Jun 24th, 2014 | By

A river cruise is widely considered to be the most civilised way to see the best of Europe. Here’s the run down on why your next trip should be a river cruise



What’s hot: November 2013

Oct 31st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s a great time to visit Poland or the pandas in Chengdu but Botswana is being boycotted



What’s hot: August 2013

Aug 1st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot in the travel world



Rotterdam: dam fine

Dec 26th, 2012 | By

When it comes to art and culture, the Dutch city of Rotterdam easily rivals Amsterdam writes Anthony Lydekker. Read his report on Rotterdam – home to the world’s largest port – here



Derry: one of the best cities in the world

Nov 8th, 2012 | By

Derry has been named the fourth best city in the world



Budapest airport highly commended at 2012 World Routes Awards

Oct 4th, 2012 | By

Budapest Airport was highly commended as one of the top three airports in Europe last night in the prestigious World Routes Awards



Spain dominates top 10 of travel

Aug 12th, 2012 | By

The travel market has taken a bit of a knocking this summer. James Murray, Digital Insights Manager at Experian Marketing Services, has the low-down



Letter from London: cycling capital of the world?

Feb 6th, 2012 | By

“I believe that the cyclised city is the civilised city”, declares ebullient Boris Johnson. Love him or hate him, London’s mayor is – not so quietly –revolutionising cycling in the capital.



Top 10 Valentine’s breaks

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By

Boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have sifted through the schmaltz to find Valentine’s packages that will really set hearts aflutter (and won’t involve soggy petals clogging the plughole). Here are 10 hot properties that offer something a little bit different…



Where the experts holiday: Alan Locher, marketing & PR director at On Location tours

Jan 3rd, 2012 | By

On Location’s Alan Locher on Amsterdam, China and Boston’s best kept secrets



A Day in … Utrecht

Feb 25th, 2011 | By

Amsterdam, the biggest city in Holland is very cosmopolitan as Holly White showed in her take on the city where she lives which appeared earlier this month. It has restaurants of all types of cuisine, indeed down some streets you can find a Burger King followed by a KFC and then a Macdonalds. There are lots of signs in English and English is widely heard because there are so many tourists. On the trains coming in from Schipol to Amsterdam Central you will hear the train guard in four different languages. So is Amsterdam typical of Holland or like many big cities, internationalised? To judge how representative it was, I took a trip half an hour away to the city of Utrecht.



Word on the street: Amsterdam

Feb 8th, 2011 | By

Amsterdam resident, Holly White, gives us the lowdown on the delightful Dutch capital that’s known for its art, culture and coffee houses



Affordable Amsterdam

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By

With the current strong Euro, those in search of an affordable week-end get away are being advised to avoid the Euro Zone. But good value destinations still exist and Amsterdam – known for its art, culture and coffee houses not to mention its legendary tolerance and pragmatism (the city is home to the biggest gay scene in Europe) – is one of them. CD Traveller has compiled eight great ‘easy on the wallet’ things to see and do in the delightful Dutch capital