If you’ve ever taken a KLM plane you might well have noticed that they have names of planes on the nose of the aircraft. Typically the name is written in Dutch on the starboard side and in English on the port side. Yet why do KLM plane names exist and how are they decided?
The Ibis Budget Hotel Amsterdam Airport was a cost effective choice for me during a relatively short overnight stay. Whilst the name “budget” says it all, I found the experience comfortable and more than exceeding my admittedly low, expectations.
As you may remember, due to a cancelled flight I had an unexpected stay at NH Hoteles Schipol Airport. My outbound flight with KLM was cancelled and I was routed to wait in Amsterdam until the next morning to catch the next available flight. KLM advised that I was to catch the complimentary hotel […]
When it comes to technology I’m no expert but I fell foul to an unalarming travel alarm just a few weeks ago. When you travel a lot, particularly on business you need some form of reliable alarm. Maybe you have a flight to catch, a journey to take or an important meeting to get to. […]
It all started as a little romance and blossomed into so much more. I was just 18 years old when I leaped on a plane determined to follow my heart. Perhaps my planning wasn’t up to par, having left myself with only 40 euros in my pocket after quitting my bakery job and splurging everything […]
My most recent trip to The Netherlands resulted in my staying at the Van Der Valk Hotel Drachten It was only my second ever stay and I had reservations based on my prior visit.
Schiphol Airport Amsterdam is like a second home to me. As a frequent flier for over a decade I’ve spent more time here than my local airport. (By the way, is that frequent flier or flyer?) My local airport in the beautiful county of Yorkshire is not directly serviced from any of the London airports. Crazy […]
When abroad you have to adjust to the local ways but these Dutch slip roads are driving me crazy! I visit The Netherlands (no not Michael Jackson’s playground but somewhere often referred to as Holland) frequently for a business trip. After flying into Schipol Airport in Amsterdam I have to under take a one […]