Netherlands: Amsterdam – Deshima

After spending the morning walking the long and vast halls of the Rijksmuseum studying the works art through the centuries we were in need of some sustenance. Luckily, just a block or so from the museum we had discovered there was a cafe called Deshima, located inside a health food institute, which served vegan food.

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Netherlands: Amsterdam – Sweets Hotel (Review)

Having spent two nights in a tramcar at the Hotel Not Hotel in Amsterdam I decided to switch to somewhere else for a night. Truth be known I could only get two nights at the Hotel Not Hotel, so the change was pretty much enforced – but I was glad to try a different place. I had been thinking about stopping on a houseboat – a must-do thing when staying in Amsterdam, but it was really, really expensive. Yet I found the next best thing, which sounded really cool – a bridge house on the canal.

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