Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 FYI, Bourdain in Porto, this Sunday (July 2)
  2. 2 Lake Como AREA questions
  3. 3 RS view on booking.com & the like
  4. 4 Konigsee or Wolfgangsee for a stay of 3 days ?
  5. 5 Trip Report Trip Report: Italy with the bambinos!
  6. 6 Madrird and Seville
  7. 7 Trip Report 3 Weeks in Sicilia!!
  8. 8 Madrid/Andalucia Trip
  9. 9 Greece
  10. 10 Italy- dolomites and cinque terre
  11. 11 Trip Report David's Abbreviated Iceland Trip Report
  12. 12 Help on ancient history route
  13. 13 2 weeks Croatia Itinerary - Doable??
  14. 14 Lisbon to San Sebastián to Madrid itinerary help!
  15. 15 Dolomites Sept 2017 express bus schedules
  16. 16 Airport Transfer Vienna
  17. 17 Iceland
  18. 18 Spain - day driver advice
  19. 19 Charming Balcony Hotel in Le Marais?
  20. 20 Trip Report London with Teens Trip Report
  21. 21 Trip Report Dublin & Environs with Teens Trip Report
  22. 22 Searching for a restaurant in Le Marais for Sunday lunch in August
  23. 23 Fly out Venice or Rome
  24. 24 PORTO (???) combine with Galicia??
  25. 25 Breakfast Outside of Dublin off M7 (Driving to West Coast)
View next 25 » Back to the top

Leiden/Amsterdam and Oxford/London Trip

Jump to last reply

My fiance and I will be visiting Leiden from September 1st until the 8th and Oxford from the 8th until the 14th. He'll be at conferences during the day for most of our trip so I was looking to find some cheap and/or free things to do during that time to keep myself occupied. Any suggestions?

We're also thinking about day trips into Amsterdam and London, time permitting. I've been to London before (but it'll be my fiance's first time) so I know most of the must-sees. Any suggestions about sights off the beaten path? My fiance isn't always interested in the touristy sights and I'd also like to see more of the city. And If I have only one day to spend in Amsterdam, what should I see? Again, the cheaper (or free) the better.

And last, this is more of a general question about Leiden: since this is my first trip to a country where English isn't the native language, will have any difficulties getting around the city or communicating with locals since I do not speak or read Dutch?

10 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement