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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Ways to go to Amsterdam: From Schipol Airport you can take an intercity direct train Amsterdam Centraal which takes around 20 minutes and cost around 5 euros.   By Boat There’s a boat (Stena Line) which goes to Hoek van Holland Haven (a stop before Hoek van Holland Strand).    And you take a train for 1.5 hours to Amsterdam Central (with an interchange in Schiedan Centrum)   By Train Eurostar or Eurorail, which stops at Amsterdam Centraal   Tips (especially for US Folks):  It is faster to just buy a ticket via machine.    But your credit card needs to be a chip card and you need to know your PIN.   The Amsterdam Centraal Station Museum Plein This entire area has most of the museums from the Rijk Museum, which stores Rembrandt’s paintings to Van Gogh and Modern Arts Museum.     Going around? You can take a GVB Day ticket which costs around 7.50 (a single ride costs around 2.80).    Otherwise, Hop-on and Hop-off buses or water buses (19 Euros).      The water bu