Traveling to other countries can be a challenge, but not if you know what to expect. Planning your vacation is the only way to avoid hassle and stress. There are several factors to consider when planning a trip to Amsterdam in the Netherlands such as the hotel room, transportation, entertainment and food. Before booking your plane ride to Amsterdam, you must prepare passports and itineraries.
This may take some time, but the passport is easily obtained through the post office or other online processes. It is important to pick your travel dates wisely, taking into account the seasons and any events going on in town. More so, planning your travel dates will save you money on airfare if you plan far enough in advance. Another factor to consider while traveling is transportation from your home to the airport, then from the airport to your hotel and everywhere in between then back again. An alternative to public transportation is to rent motorcycles or bicycles and you will be zooming around the city in no time!
More important than transportation is knowing what is located around your hotel in the city, this determines the ease of access to food and entertainment. There are several attractions in Amsterdam that will make you want to come back for more such as museums, parks, shopping and even the red light district. More so, you can pay for a boat ride through the channels of the city or a carriage ride through the streets of Amsterdam! Also, the country is famous for the huge windmills and lovely tulips. Another factor to consider is food. There are all kinds of fast food and high end restaurants to fit any occasion or tastes.
Also, don’t forget to tip! Some advantages of travelling Amsterdam are that the native language are Dutch and English as well as warm summers and cold winters. Whether you decide to travel with friends or family, the perks of traveling to Amsterdam, Netherlands are endless and will last a lifetime!
Mikes road planner: I’m not much of a smoker (well not anymore anyway 🙂 but i find Amsterdam to be the city of freedom, while i was watching this Nike commercial i think i fell in love… There are hundreds of coffeeshops in this city. you can go into them and its legal to buy some cannabis or hash. ever since 1970s the restricted the amount and now its only 5 gm, all other drugs are illegal.