All posts tagged: Amsterdam

Why risk another UK summer washout?

This is a guest post by jet2.com At the end of last week I was so miserable about the weather. Rain, cloud and cold temperatures haven’t exactly worked wonders for my mood. We were lucky with a couple of sunny days over the bank holiday weekend but the rain has returned this week and I think it’s time to start thinking about a quick getaway. See below for the top five holiday destinations for summer 2013 from jet2.com. Amsterdam Whether for a long weekend or a ‘proper’ holiday, Amsterdam is sure to keep you busy, day and night. A wander down the canals, overtaken by cyclists and watched by those aboard the boats that sail next to you, it’s hard to think of anywhere you would rather be. 2013 celebrates the 400th anniversary of the city’s canals and the reopening of the Rijksmuseum, it having been closed for redevelopment for ten years. You will be spoilt for choice as to where to stay, with some of the best and most unusual – even eccentric – …