Completely revised and updated for 2006, "Let's Go Amsterdam" is the only choice for the budget traveller. Researched and compiled entirely by students who know first-hand how to see the world on the cheap, this guide has insider tips and information for the socially conscious traveller and is more useful and opinionated than ever. Amsterdam is home to the golden age of art, from Rembrandt's shadowy portraiture and Vermeer's luminous women to the modern swirls of Van Gogh's brush and the clean, sharp lines of Mondrian's squares. It is also famous for its laidback attitute towards sex, self-expression and soft drugs, making it a popular meeting point for the youth of Europe. Whether you get around by bicycle like the locals, or venture through the canals by boat, Amsterdam is sure to make a lasting impression as the city of endless possibilities. This book includes: detailed maps; listings at all price levels for accommodation, food, attractions and more; information on working, studying and volunteering in the region; and, time and money-saving tips. 'Guides that penetrate the veneer of holiday brochures and mine the grit of real life'. - "Economist".
'[The] ideal companion for the independent traveller' - "Sydney Sunday Telegraph".
Researched, written and produced entirely by students with first-hand experience of budget travel.