The Dutch capital is renowned for its canals, coffee shops and cultural spaces. Here’s your guide to spending a day in the city on a budget.
For breakfast, one of the best spots is Bakers and Roasters in the De Pijp district. Open from 8.30 a.m., this smart little spot serves New Zealand coffee and Brazilian-inspired food. It might sound like an unlikely mix, but it’s delicious. A variety of breakfasts are available from around $12.
Belly full, take a walk around the famous Amsterdam flower markets before dipping into the Anne Frank museum ($10). A site not to be missed, the house played host to the Jewish family as they hid from Nazi occupiers during World War II.
When you are feeling peckish, check out Bazar in De Pijp. This former church has been converted into an Arabic-kitsch restaurant serving a North African-inspired menu. The sandwiches come highly recommended, as does the hummus with veal ($16 with a drink).
Head off to the Heineken brewery experience to find out how one of the most well-known lagers in the world is made. The visit includes a trip around the old brewery and a glass of Heineken in the spectacular bar ($16).
Take a wander around the canals and stop in at the FOAM Photography Museum. Entrance costs $11, and it’s a great space that shows off the work of contemporary photographers as well as hosting lectures and events.
As night falls, stop for a bite to eat at Hap Hmm, a canteen-style restaurant that serves up traditional Dutch cooking. You can get a main meal for around $7, which leaves more money for a few drinks at bars Bloemers, Café Brandon and Café Soundgarden (around $5 per drink).
Wales is often an overlooked country because it’s smaller than its neighbors and does not have as many popular landmarks and attractions to pull people in. However, the country is gorgeous and travelers who make the journey will be left breathless by the beauty of the landscape. It’s a green land with rolling hills and quaint towns. Wales is also home to many beautiful castles waiting to be visited.
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Travel pros already know there’s an art to selecting the right clothes to withstand the demands of being on the road. From non-wrinkle shirts and dresses to creating a micro-capsule wardrobe that easily mixes and matches together, there’s a solution for every situation. But undergarments are often overlooked as a travel must-have. Not all undergarments are travel-ready and require the right style and material for effortless packing and wear. ExOfficio makes it easy with quick-drying, comfortable and lightweight material. You can even wash, wring, roll and hang your undergarments while on the road for quick-drying. Here’s the run-down on which ExOfficio undergarments to choose.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.