An alternative hotel guide to Amsterdam

Look beyond the canal belt to the Dutch capital’s lesser-known neighbourhoods, where regeneration and sustainability are resulting in exciting new hotels. 

A culinary guide to Amsterdam

The cosmopolitan Dutch capital is a culinary big-hitter, dishing up everything from Indonesian to Israeli cuisine. The common thread? A defiantly down-to-earth approach.

CLOSED: Win a two-night break to Amsterdam

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with Eurostar and Pulitzer Amsterdam to offer a two-night stay for two in the Dutch capital.

Family travel: 5 to try in Amsterdam

With direct Eurostar services almost underway, the happening Dutch capital is firmly on the map for family travellers. Local Mia Grout reveals the best places to eat, shop and get a dose of culture

City life: Amsterdam

Amsterdam's canals were built in the days when the Dutch ruled the waves. Once polluted, today they're thriving again, having welcomed back pike, eels, herons and even swimmers — not to mention the mysterious canal lobster

Amsterdam: Brand new beds

Discover the best new places to sleep in the ever-changing Dutch capital

Sleep: Amsterdam

From retired ferries to converted cranes, Amsterdam's latest crop of hotels includes some genuine oddities. We pick out the best beds in neighbourhoods new and old

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