Must-Try When Visiting The Netherlands: EAT A SILVERY BLUE FISH, THE ‘HARING!’ (Or herring fish.)

They are everywhere, you can see Dutch national flaglets of red, white and blue at their entrances: Fish stores selling fresh and pickled all kinds of fishes, but the best of them all is the herring! Our favorite shop (because they prepare it well) is Hollandse Nieuwe (Dutch new herring). Fresh from being hauled out of the ocean, herrings are […]

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1/Many Free Things To Do in Amsterdam: WATCH ROWING TEAMS PRACTICE @ KNRB

Watch rowing teams practice @ the Royal Dutch Rowing Federation (Dutch: Koninklijke Nederlandse Roeibond, aka KNRB) @ Bosbaan, Amstelveen, just by the exit of the Amsterdamse Bos (Amsterdam Forest) Ampitheater. It is the oldest artificial rowing course in the world(!) Dutchie & I would walk the whole 2.2 kilometer stretch, in addition to maybe 4-5 kilometers from the forest’s main […]

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2/Many Free Things To Do in Amsterdam: SPEND A DAY @ AMSTERDAMSE BOS (AMSTERDAM FOREST)

Unknown to many tourists, there’s another free thing to do for a day or half while in Amsterdam: Have a walking exercise, picnic, swimming, biking, bring your kids, walk your dog, nature-trip, and if you are lucky, watch a free theater show in a forest. Yes, there’s a forest in the middle of the city! All these @ Amsterdamse Bos […]

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