features & guides

Browse all the latest articles and features about Amsterdam and the surrounding area.

Amsterdam in the movies

There’s always a sense of excitement when you’re watching a movie and somewhere familiar pops up. And as Amsterdam is such a unique and visually recog...

5 ways to beat the crowds

Many of Amsterdam’s most famous attractions can get pretty busy at peak times but that doesn't mean you can't squeeze them into your travel itinerary....

Urban beaches in Amsterdam

There's no better place to be when the sun shines in Amsterdam than on one of the city's many urban beaches. From post-industrial hotspots to chilled-...

5 perfect picnic spots

Make the most of Amsterdam’s shy sunny days by heading off for a picnic away from the city-centre crowds. From grassy fields to foodie markets and a f...

10 Amsterdam photo hotspots

With its kilometres of canals, brick bridges, old churches and 17th-century architecture, Amsterdam is a photographer’s paradise. But where can you st...