The Amsterdam and Beyond Travel Guide is a pocket guidebook to the best of Amsterdam, written by two award-winning travel writers. It's published in the Beyond Travel series, a collection of travel guides published by the Beyond London Travel website. Other titles in the series include city guides to Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Montpellier, as well as a guide to Corfu and Beyond, all available for the Kindle.
The book describes the best sights to see in Amsterdam, with dozens of colour photographs to help bring the city to life. All the top Amsterdam attractions are here: The Anne Frank House, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, and many more. The book is 25,000 words long, the equivalent of a printed pocket guidebook of about 120-130 pages. Take a 'Look Inside' to see the extensive Table of Contents.
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
The guide also has sections on the best shopping, and recommends a range of hotels and restaurants to suit all budgets. There are colour maps showing the attractions in each part of Amsterdam, and also Rotterdam and The Hague. There are online interactive versions of the maps too, if you have an internet connection.
The lengthy Practical Information section tells you everything you need to know to plan a visit to Amsterdam, whether travelling by air, road, rail or ferry. It covers currency, the cost of living, annual events, public holidays, opening hours, crime and safety, health, phones, the internet, useful phrases - everything from embassies and consulates to public toilets.
Rotterdam's Cube Houses
BEYOND AMSTERDAM: ROTTERDAM AND THE HAGUE
If you have time to make a day trip from Amsterdam, the guide also covers the two most popular options: to Rotterdam, with its fabulous modern architecture, and to The Hague, for its old-world charm and great museums. For both cities we cover the things to see, suggest some hotels if you plan to stay overnight, pick out a few restaurants, and in Rotterdam we also cover the shopping options.
Parliament Buildings in The Hague
The Amsterdam Travel Guide is filled with colour photos, to help bring the destination alive. You can see some of them here on this page.
Amsterdam, Famous for its Nightlife
Mike Gerrard and Donna Dailey, the writers and publishers of the Beyond London Travel website, have won several awards for their travel writing, including a Benjamin Franklin Award for a guidebook to Paris. Among their other guidebooks are the National Geographic Traveler Guide to Greece, Dorling Kindersley's Top 10 Paris Guide, the CityPack Guide to Nice and the Cote d’Azur, Paris by Metro, and the Bloom’s Literary Guides to both Paris and London. They have written guidebooks for almost every major travel guide publisher, including National Geographic, Dorling Kindersley, Michelin, AA, AAA, Fodor's, New Holland, Berlitz, Insight, and many more.
Transport Information is Included
Read what some buyers have already said about this guide:
"Indispensable, Interesting, And A Pleasant Read"
'I find many travel guide books rather heavy going and somewhat dull in the way the information is presented. However, these authors managed to include heaps of information about not only Amsterdam, but also The Hague and Rotterdam, in an interesting, light, and easy-to-read fashion. I felt the relaxed and pleasant atmosphere of Amsterdam was reflected in the authors' style, yet there was still more than sufficient useful information in the book to guide your round Amsterdam and its surrounds.'
"Great little book"
'This book packs in everything you need to know for a few days in Amsterdam! Well worth the money and handy to have on my phone.'
"Wow packed with info"
'This has been a great read and guide for getting to know Amsterdam. I have only read about half way through and thought i would leave a few words before i forget to give the author a thumbs up. It has plenty of information about where to visit, good hotels, transport (really helpful) and other info. This will be much better to take on a trip on a kindle to the Dam than taking a paperback guide. Thanks.'
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