Amsterdam Journals

Loving Life in Amsterdam 2012

A travel journal to Amsterdam by PeaceLoveTravel

MeetingPoint Hostel Photo, Amsterdam, Netherlands More Photos
Quote: A weekend of fun, laughter and new friends in one of the most inviting European cities

Living for less in Amsterdam

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So much Cheese Photo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
I’m really not sure what we were thinking when we planned a backpacking trip to London, Paris and Amsterdam – three of the most expensive European cities going. But alas, they are stunning places and who could realistically say no to the Paralympics in London and the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Add to this numerous bottles of delicious French wine and one too many visits to patisseries and you have two very happy backpackers but also some very empty wallets. By the time my travel buddy Beth and I arrived with the overnight bus in Amsterdam we were very much aware of our dire financial situation. And this is the point where Lady Luck decided to favour us and sort us out one of the most incredibly and, at th...Read More

MeetingPoint Hostel

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Hotel | "Favourite hostel in Amsterdam"

MeetingPoint Hostel Photo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam is one of those cities that simply cannot be missing from any Euro-trip itinerary. With the recent Megabus offers in mind my travel buddy and me quickly decided to end our road trip here in style – with a hostel located in the red light right district famous for its 18+ entertainment and the infamous Dutch coffee shops. Hostel Meetingpoint was at the time of writing a Hostelbooker favourite with excellent reviews regarding its location, cleanness and atmosphere. With prices ranging from 10£ in low season per bed in a big dorm to 30£ in high season in a small dorm Meetingpoint is good value for money in a city as overrun by tourists as Amsterdam. As with any popular destinations it is highly ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 18, 2012

MeetingPoint Hostel
De Wallen
Amsterdam, Netherlands
020 6277499