EuroCheapo's Amsterdam Practical Info Articles

When visiting Amsterdam, it pays to do a bit of research on ways to save time and money, and get around with ease. Our local correspondents have plenty of practical advice to share with you in the posts below.

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Amsterdam: Underground Instability

Amsterdam: Underground Instability

It’s possible to get almost anywhere in Amsterdam by foot, tram, bus, and, of course, the trusty Dutch bicycle. Since 2003, the city, recognizing a need for speedier transit, has been digging for a subway. In a city lined with canals and soggy earth, a dig of this sort presents some unique challenges. Yesterday’s Boston Globe had an » Read more

On Screen: Snapshots of Amsterdam

On Screen: Snapshots of Amsterdam

When we think of Amsterdam, romance is not exactly the first thing that comes to mind. The city’s depiction in film has mostly been relegated to stories of Anne Frank, tales of horror (Hostel begins in A’dam, need we say more?) and movies detailing the, um, distinctive local merchandise (Cheech and Chong’s Still Smokin). A » Read more