Amsterdam

  • 1 A seasonal break in Amsterdam
    There is a reason why Amsterdam attracts more than 3.66 million international visitors each year. The most progressive and laid-back city of Europe may not have many known monuments or famous landmarks,...

  • 2 Float away on holiday
    Whether you fancy the bustle of a modern city getaway or the tranquillity of a tropical island, floating hotels are a way to make sure you get 24 hours enjoyment from every day you spend away. Have a look...

  • 3 Going Dutch: discover the people, culture and cuisine of Holland
    When you're travelling, it's always a challenge to try and get the most out of the time spent in a location, to visit as many monuments as possible, to try as many of the local dishes in the recommended...

  • 4 The waterways of Amsterdam
    The canals of Amsterdam are as typical a symbol of the Netherlands as are tulips, windmills and wooden clogs, and have earned the Dutch capital the nickname the 'Venice of the North'. The waterway network...

  • 5 Pioneers of modern art at the Hermitage, Amsterdam
    St Petersburg Hermitage has one of the world's finest collections of French and Russian painting from the early twentieth century. Seventy-five of these works are now on display for the first time in the...

  • 6 Discerning shoppers, walk this way
    Take a trip to Milan to visit the monumental Gothic cathedral; admire Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Last Supper, in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, stroll around the Vittorio Emanuele galleries...



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