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Inspired by the Ryder Cup: A Look at Courses on the Continent

Playing golf in France, Belgium and the Netherlands, on courses designed by some of the 20th century's most celebrated architects, evokes tradition and history.

Five Small Museums in Amsterdam

Dive deeper into culture-rich Amsterdam by visiting some of its smaller, but no less fascinating, museums of art and history.

Dutch Goods: 4 Hip Concept Shops in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has become one of the most interesting shopping destinations in Europe. Here are four of our favorite shops for everything from clothing to candles.

Indelible Memory: A Morning Stroll in Keukenhof Gardens

A visit to colorful Keukenhof is essential when visiting Amsterdam, and the colorful gardens are best enjoyed early in the morning, before the crowds arrive.

Contrasting New Amsterdam Hotels

Amsterdam appeals to travelers of all ages and interests. The opening of the 16-room Hotel TwentySeven and Kimpton De Witt brought us back for a visit.

New Restaurant Discoveries in Amsterdam

For many years, the food scene in Amsterdam was unremarkable. That has changed. A new generation of talented local chefs is reinventing the Dutch kitchen.

A Newly Recommended Hotel in Amsterdam

Drawing us for a visit this time was Amsterdam's array of incredible restaurants and the opening of two new hotels, only one of which made the cut.

Letter From the Editor: June 2018

Sometimes, we discover a place that is truly one of a kind. For the June 2018 Hideaway Report, we review a spectacular resort on the Indonesian island of Sumba.

Going Dutch: Eurostar's New Train Line to Amsterdam

London and Amsterdam, two of our favorite cities, will now be just 3 hours and 41 minutes apart on the new Eurostar train line.

11 Museums You Shouldn't Miss in Amsterdam

From the Dutch national museum to a unique museum with a feline twist, these are the 11 museums that you shouldn't miss on your next trip to Amsterdam.

7 Local Foods You Must Try in Amsterdam

Try these seven local foods on your next trip to Amsterdam.

5 Perfect Places to See Tulips and Other Flowers in the Netherlands

In season, the Keukenhof Gardens are home to thousands of colorful tulips--it's an incredible spectacle," note the Andrew Harper Travel Office consultants. April through September is the ideal time to visit.

5 Ways to Experience Amsterdam Like a Local

Rent a bike. “Act like the city is yours,” says Eef Sparla, head concierge at Hotel de l’Europe, “and ring your bell a lot.”

6 Daytrips From Amsterdam

Delft: Located between The Hague and Rotterdam, this city is famous for its blue-and-white pottery (“Delftware”).

5 Must-See Attractions in Amsterdam

According to Wiebe van Eijsden of Hotel Seven One Seven, everyone should enjoy a cruise along Amsterdam’s canals, which are included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites.

5 Surprising Things About Amsterdam

Here are five surprising things about this canal-laced city on the water from locals and travel consultants alike.

Andrew Harper Staff 2014 Travel Wish List II

With destinations ranging from Ireland to New Zealand, it appears that this group of travelers is looking for adventure and the great outdoors.

2014 Grand Awards: Europe

Winning hotels from the 2014 Andrew Harper Grand Awards in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Germany and France.

Top 10 Travel Destinations of 2013

Here are the top 10 travel destinations our subscribers booked in 2013.

Holland: A Very Special Queen's Day

Hotel d l'Europe, Amsterdam Queen's Day in the Netherlands is always a festive and orange-draped affair, but this year's celebration on April 30th will be very special.

Amsterdam Excursion: Keukenhof Garden

Located 23 miles southwest of Amsterdam, the Keukenhof Garden was established in 1949 by an association of Dutch bulb growers.

Experience Amsterdam: The Locals Lead the Way

This city of the water offers a uniquely European experience unlink any other.

From the Travel Office: Springtime in the Low Countries

One of the world's most enchanting regions in the springtime is Europe's "Low Countries," Belgium and the Netherlands.