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Amsterdam Travel warnings

Amsterdam - SCAMsterdam!

Like in any major city, rogue locals will try to scam an unsuspecting tourist in Amsterdam. If you remain smart, wary and alert, you should have a trouble-free visit. Here's a list of the most common scams. You may en

Amsterdam - SCAMsterdam!

Like in any major city, rogue locals will try to scam an unsuspecting tourist in Amsterdam. If you remain smart, wary and alert, you should have a trouble-free visit. Here's a list of the most common scams. You may en

Transport in The Netherlands

Most people in The Netherlands own a bicycle (or two) because it's a pretty easy way to get around this generally flat country. Even when cars came within the reach of most people, the bicycle remained popular and city

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Amsterdam Tweets

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Amsterdam gets ready for “historic day” http://t.co/V2uUhLB5jY Amsterdam is going t be busy, but are you going? #ttot

over 3 years ago

Top 10: Culture-Shock Cities - weird Amsterdam made the list - http://ow.ly/l3Hl

about 7 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Amsterdam

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Tetanus

    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

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