Dutch fashions are pretty wild. These mannekins give you some sort of idea. The one on the right’s dress says the word “fuck” over and over and over. Dutch fashions run the gamut from 50s style plaid sport jackets to gothic black to punk to hip hop to orange everything! And of course, the Dutch are fond of American clothes, but a wave of young, talented designers is creating a new fashion scene in Amsterdam.
Parking is a big problem in Amsterdam, and the government does what it can to discourage people from bringing cars into the city. Parking rates are sky high if you can find a spot. In Amsterdam you must find the ticket machine nearest your car (look for signs pointing towards the machine) and… Continue reading
Amsterdam is easily one of the most people friendly cities in the world. You can walk just about everywhere, and most people do. The Feng Shui (Wind/Water – art of geomancy) of this city is perfect. Canals are everywhere, and the breezes through the town are almost constant. This creates a vibrancy as energy is constantly flowing through Amsterdam. The millions of tourists who visit notice this and return again and again. You too will be energized, enchanted and entranced by this magical place.
Holland has the most successful flower industry in the world. They ship daily by jet to everywhere. In the spring you can tour the bulbfields south of Haarlem, or visit the beautiful gardens of Keukenhof park, or see the world’s biggest flower auction in Aalsmeer, or just stroll through the Bloemenmarkt of Amsterdam. Whether or not you decide to bring back or ship home tulip bulbs, the displays of flowers in any of these places is beautiful to behold.
The biggest rave of the year is Dance Valley, held in the countryside in mid summer. Almost a… Continue reading