Family travel: 5 to try in Amsterdam

    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
    Top 10: Museums and Galleries
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    Top 10: Museums and Galleries

    City life: Amsterdam

    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

    Amsterdam: Brand new beds

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

    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
    Live: Amsterdam

    Live: Amsterdam

    The famously liberal city might be reinventing its red light district but it's still an eclectic, progressive and seductive place where 'acting normal is crazy enough'
    Where to stay in Amsterdam

    Where to stay in Amsterdam

    From converted shipping containers to the self-proclaimed 'dirtiest, worst hotel in the world', there's nothing ordinary about Amsterdam's growing crop of hotels. We select the best beds, canal-side and beyond