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Tagged With: Amsterdam

Houseboat In Amsterdam (Getting There)

Like I said in my recent post about a houseboat in Amsterdam, the  Woonschip Rodeur, you only need to take a fifteen-minute tram ride from Amsterdam Central Station to get there. If you wish to see more specific directions, here is the info, courtesy of By car On the Amsterdam Ring, the A10, take … Continue reading »

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Houseboat in Amsterdam

This is the Woonschip Rodeur. It’s a houseboat. It’s a bed-and-breakfast. It’s a home away from home. It’s a quiet refuge. And it’s only a 15-minute tram ride from Amsterdam Central Station.

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Shelter City Hostel, Amsterdam

If you are looking for a safe, clean, cheap place to stay in Amsterdam, try the Shelter City Hostel. It’s a Christian hostel that’s drug-free, smoke-free and alcohol-free. If you’re a party animal, stop reading right now because this place is not for you. But if you like the idea of a hostel where men … Continue reading »

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Missing Stroopwafels

When Lola and I were in Amsterdam last April, I chanced upon some stroopwafels. Also known as syrup waffles in English, they are thin waffles with a syrup filling, said to have been first made in Gouda in the Netherlands, during the 18th or 19th century. It was love at first bite for me! Here … Continue reading »

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The Countdown Begins

The countdown has begun. By this time next week, Lola and I will be in Europe. God-willing! I’m doing last-minute preparations, such as buying our Keukenhof tickets online. Keukenhof (photo from the official website) is the largest bulb flower park in the world, featuring tulips, hyacinths, tulips, daffodils, tulips and other spring bulbs (with tulips … Continue reading »

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