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The best Christmas markets in Amsterdam


Right, let’s recap: here on Grown-up Travel Guide we’ve covered the Christmas markets of Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, New York, Copenhagen and most recently Rome. From the Italian capital we’re going to jump to funky old Amsterdam, where as you might expect there’s a mix of both old-fashioned and contemporary markets in the festive season. Amsterdam is a beautiful place […]

Amsterdam – one of Europe’s best family destinations


As Spring slowly but surely begins to reach Europe our thoughts often turn to planning a break to enjoy the warmer weather in one of the continent’s great cities. The latest articles on Amsterdam on the GowithOh site inspired me to check out flights to the Netherlands and my wife and 12-year old daughter didn’t take […]

Been there, haven’t done that – 5 things you shouldn’t miss in Amsterdam

(c) Ski-inn2 (430x265)

In our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we continue our series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. So far we’ve been shared tips on London, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Oslo and Paris and forthcoming posts will cover Chicago, New York and more. This time we turn to Amsterdam, a city with something […]

Fun in the sun – 5 outdoor activities in Amsterdam

(c) Stephan Stegeman via FourSquare

The sun is shining, there’s not a cloud in the sky. Or perhaps it’s just not raining – whatever the reason, the time has come to discover the city’s outdoor attractions. Sounds good, but you’re not talking about jogging are you? You know I don’t do jogging… Relax. We’ve got a couple of healthy options […]