The ups and downs of sleeping on a boat

Today, we will review Hotelschip Gandalf, an affordable yet central accommodation in Amsterdam. The main draw of this hotel boat is its location. Gandalf is only a ten to fifteen minutes walk (or a three minutes bus ride) away from the central train station, and on a sunny morning, there are superb views of the […]

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Three things I learned in Amsterdam

The Dutch know how to make their homes comfortable. Thanks to the Dutch habit of living without curtains and window blinds, we were able to peek at wooden book shelves, inviting armchairs and lights so yellow that you would think they have not yet stopped selling light bulbs in the Netherlands.

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