Posted on: May 2, 2018 Posted by: Comments: 0

Two-Day Strike Hits Regional Transport, Amsterdam Relatively Unaffected?

Monday and Tuesday will probably go down in history as two of the rainiest days of the year in the country, a perfect day for the stubborn Dutchmen to opt out of stepping on their bicycle and take the bus, tram or train. However, the regional transport staff chose to go on strike during these two days, leaving many travelers stranded. The staff had previously demanded a 3% pay raise and…

Posted on: May 1, 2018 Posted by: Rodrigo Muñoz Comments: 1

Rijksmuseum, Home for Dutch Masters

You do not have to search a lot about the Netherlands to find the monumental twin buildings designed by the renown Dutch architect Pierre Cuypers: Amsterdam Central Station and the Rijksmuseum, the National Museum. Both are fundamental to the city of Amsterdam. The museum exhibits some of the best artistic works from the Dutch golden era, the 17th century.  One of the main differences between this and other big European…