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Amsterdam

Amsterdam
29 pages of photos and annotated travel links, grouped by topics that range from Amsterdam hotels to sex and drugs.

A Day in Amsterdam
If you're stuck at Schiphol Airport for more than a few hours, take the train into the city.

Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam
This busy European gateway has first-rate shopping, self-flushing toilets, and a frustrating security system.

Rotterdam

Rotterdam
Our Rotterdam section includes a 12-page travel guide, articles on specific sites and activities, and more. Also see the nearly two dozen captioned departure photos from our ms Rotterdam cruise review, which show what you'll see on a voyage from the Rotterdam city center to the Hook of Holland.

Other topics

Alkmaar Cheese Market
If this Dutch city's auction action seems too touristy, visit the world-famous organ in the Laurenskerk.

Barge Cruises & Canal Boats
Explore Europe's waterways in luxury, or rent a boat and pilot it yourself.

Holland: Tempting the Tourist With Hookers and Hookahs
Prostitution is legal in the Netherlands, and soft drugs are tolerated. But don't let that keep your children or church group from visiting Holland.

Keukenhof Gardens
The world's largest flower garden has more than 7,000,000 bulbs, including 1,000 varieties of tulips alone.

Floriade 2012
Holland's once-in-a-decade World's Fair of horticulture will run from April 5 to October 7, 2012.

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