The Dutch love to ice skate, so when the canals froze, they took advantage of it while it lasted. Experience ice skating in the city center and see what it's like to ice skate in the middle of the outdoor ice track at the Olympic Stadium.
This year we creatively present the light festival as if you were riding the old "Adventure Thru Inner Space" ride at Disneyland, being shrunk down through a microscope to explore the molecular structure of a snowflake.
Take a grand bike tour through the beautiful Dutch countryside of wooded hills, green grass farms and river waterways, passing old castles, storybook cottages, sprawling estates and lots of four-legged friends.
Amsterdam offers you a wide variety of shopping choices from upscale, designer fashion to art & antiques to vintage & retro to concept stores with one-of-a-kind finds. If you're a shopaholic or just love to shop while on holiday, then come along with Gessell as she guides you to spots that have what you're looking for.
Gessell takes you to two weird but wonderful, small museums with fascinating but uncomfortable subjects. One collects human and animal body parts for scientific study, the other chronicles how the Dutch celebrate death. Warning! Not for the squeamish!
Sander tours the Waterland area with Experience Waterland and learns about the iconic Dutch symbols and traditions such as windmills, cheese makng, wooden shoes making and eating fish in a fishing village.
Gessell takes you to a cool area of the RLD with unique shops that sell one of a kind things like fantasy gifts, Asian housewares, vegan candy, rock & roll clothes and elegant hats for the Herring Days!
Sander takes you to 4 great examples of Art Deco related architecture. The road starts at a hidden gem in Centraal Station. Next, discover murals by a famous Dutch artist. Further up the street step in for a smoke or just to check out their marbled walls. Finally take a tour of De Bazel, the huge Art Deco fortress which is now home to the city archives.