Food: Cheap breakfast in The Hague, Amsterdam and more!

Food: Cheap breakfast in The Hague, Amsterdam and more!

We’re always looking to save some money when eating out to allow us to splash out at other times.  The best breakfast (ontbijt) tip for visiting any main town in the Netherlands is to visit HEMA. HEMA has a Scandi-feel, a bit like IKEA meets (Flying) Tiger.  Lots of budgetRead More…

Japan Travels : Glasgow – Amsterdam – Tokyo

Japan Travels : Glasgow – Amsterdam – Tokyo

What a journey. This year saw myself taking the longest flight I’ve ever done with a trip to New York.  Usually after an hour I am completely bored senseless and get antsy.  Thankfully, the NY trip had some good films so time passes quickly.  Not so with a ten hourRead More…

Hotel review: BEST WESTERN Leidse Square Hotel

Best Western Location: Tesselschadestraat 23, Amsterdam 1054, The Netherlands “Cheap room, nothing fancy but handy for transport and food options” Just off Leidseplein (Leidse Square), this Best Western is in a nicer area than around the red light district and we got a cheap en-suite at the last minute, which was located inRead More…

De Dampkring, Handboogstraat 29, Amsterdam – December 2012

De Dampkring, Handboogstraat 29, Amsterdam – December 2012

  Well when you in Amsterdam you have to go for a look don’t you and if you are why not go to a famous one.  Featured in Ocean’s 12 and noted for it’s decor, De Dampkring was the place to go. Lovely ornate, Art Nouveau styling both outside andRead More…

Burger Bar, Regulierbree straat 9, Amsterdam – December 2012

www.burger-bar.nl Reguliersbreestraat 9 1017 CL Amsterdam Tel.: +31 (0)20-3305968 Open daily: 11:00 – 03:00, Friday, Saturday: 11:00 – 04:00 Public transport: Tram 4, 9, 14, 16, 24, 25 to Muntplein. Located in a busy street full of takeaways (McDonalds etc) is Burger Bar.  We had researched this one online soRead More…