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Aug142018

SFO to Amsterdam $346 Icelandair Sep-Oct

Icelandair started flying from San Francisco in June 2018 and some great fare deals to many cities in Europe are loaded now for autumn travel, as I anticipated. San Francisco to Amsterdam is currently at $356 round trip for several September departure dates and $346 for October dates. These are Icelandair economy light fares, which…

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Jul092018

July-Aug deal SFO-Amsterdam $485 Virgin Atlantic

Airfare to Europe has dropped to upper $400s/low $500s for San Francisco to Amsterdam if you return after August 15. The $485 deal is available into May 2019 with Virgin Atlantic and British Airways offering one stop flights from SFO to LHR on VS, then British Airways from LHR-AMS. Google Flights shows American Airlines has…

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Apr072018

WOW SFO/LAX to Iceland $266-$330 May-June

WOW Air has pre-summer discount tickets from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Iceland as low as $266 round trip for travel in May. Tickets departing late May and returning in June are as low $316 round trip. Several other cities like London, Amsterdam, Dublin are about $30 to $50 more each way. Reykjavik, Iceland…

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Mar082018

Moxy and Residence Inn Amsterdam Houthavens port hotels

Marriott opened two new hotels in Amsterdam late January 2018 with a joint Moxy Amsterdam Houthavens and Residence Inn Houthavens project . These adjacently located hotels are at the end of a wharf on the Ij, the major waterway in Amsterdam. These hotels are located 2.5 miles northwest of Centraal Station, about 20 minutes by…

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Feb282018

Amsterdam’s green parakeets

In Amsterdam thousands of green ring-necked parakeets live in the trees of city parks and other urban environment areas of the city. There are estimated to be more than 10,000 parakeets across Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. Green parakeets are birds I spotted on previous trips to Amsterdam, but forgot about these feral foreigners…

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