Happy Birthday to Vincent van Gogh! (infographic)

Van Gogh Museum visitor views one of the artist's famous self portraits in Credit: Michiel van Nieuwkerk

Van Gogh Museum visitor views one of the artist's famous self portraits in Credit: Michiel van Nieuwkerk

The 30th of March 2012 would have seen a rather grizzled (who know how many ears he'd have left!) Vincent van Gogh mark his 159th birthday.

Check out the below infographic about the life and work of the Foo-roux Van Gogh, made to mark this auspicious occasion.

Most of the collected works of old Vinny himself can be found in one place, Amsterdam's Van Gogh museum in the city's museum quarter. Works from several periods of the artist's life, as well as other artists from the same period can all be found at the there.

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Amsterdam infographic: On Yer Bike

Copenhagenize's listings of the top urban cycling destinations in the world Credit: copenhagenize.eu

Copenhagenize's listings of the top urban cycling destinations in the world Credit: copenhagenize.eu

Enjoy and share this cool infographic the easyJet holidays team had made up in honour of Amsterdam's recently awarded title of #1 urban destination for cycling in the world!

Achieving first place in the copenhagenize index, and beating off the likes of Copenhagen, Barcelona, Berlin and Paris.

Find out how many bikes are stolen, or dredged up from the city's canals, why bikes are a historically controversial symbol, and meet the family of bikes Amsterdam favours best.

So there you have it, perhaps next time you take an Amsterdam holiday you should have a go at cycling in the urban cycling capital of the world?

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Oktoberfest Infographic

It's that time of year when Munich's Oktoberfest is in full swing, the 17 day festival is one of the most famous events in Europe. Along with all the beer related activities, you can expect lots of Bavarian and German traditions.

With more than 5 million visitors a year, there are bound to be some fun facts. Check out the Oktoberfest Infographic for some of the best facts from Oktoberfest...

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Time Flies Infographic

It's always useful to know how long it takes to fly somewhere, this quirky infographic tells you just that in a light hearted way. Spread the word about the Time Flies infographic by copying the html below. Continue reading Time Flies Infographic