If you're after that 'neighbourhood feeling', get it before you even meet the welcoming smile of your concierge. The discovery begins long before you finally set foot in your Yays boutique apartment with a complimentary copy of the Yays Neighbourhood Guide in your hands. You have landed on the right page to feed your wanderlust and set your imagination in motion.
The Yays blog is where we share our local knowledge, insider tips, and background stories exploring the hidden side of your destination.
…And if you’re wondering what a stay at Yays feels like, keep an eye on our selected guest posts to discover their side of the story.
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'Tis the season to be jolly, 'tis the season to be festive, 'tis the season for Yays! The benefit of celebrating the festive season in another country opens doors to local traditions and new cultures, and that’s exactly what we want to give you in this blog; a taste of holidays in the Amsterdam neighbourhoods!Read more
We hopped aboard the tour-train to join Yays’ favourite local guides; Amsterdam Odyssey, on one of the free Saturday morning tours! Leaving from Yays Oostenburgergracht this time to unlock the eastern neighbourhood in a way that only the Dutch know how – by bike of course!Read more
For the fourth year in a row, Yays takes part in the Amsterdam City Swim, an annual event to raise money for the ongoing research of ALS and the quality of life of ALS patients. Meet the Yays Team members who will be taking part in the Amsterdam City Swim for this year!Read more
Welcome to part 2 of the Yays Family-Fun series where we offer top tips for the best hidden gems Yays’ neighbourhoods have to offer for the young ones and the 'rents!Read more
Amsterdam is a fun city for the whole family to enjoy, but where to start? Here are some top tips for the best local hidden gems Yays’ neighbourhoods have to offer for all ages!Read more