What to do else in Amsterdam?
Amsterdam is a top global touristic destination, with beautiful architecture, romantic canals, trendy shopping, and is full of people who almost all speak English. It’s suited for all types of travelers, as it offers a wide selection of activities, culture, history, nightlife, arts, and a relaxing charm. It is a huge, safe, modern, and very cosmopolitan city.
What makes Amsterdam so attractive is the 17th century historical atmosphere combined with the mentality of a modern metropolis creating a friendly and relaxed environment. The small scale of the buildings and the intimacy of the streets, canals and squares create an atmosphere that is unique.
Amsterdam is often called ‘gezellig
‘, a Dutch expression that translates roughly as convivial or cosy. It’s better experienced than defined. There’s a sense of time stopping, an intimacy of the here and now that leaves all your troubles behind. You can feel gezellig
at many places in town, e.g. in café’s with a nice drink and friendly locals or in many restaurants after dinner, when you’re welcome to linger and chat after your meal while the candles burn low.
Amsterdam is truly an ideal destination for anyone who wants to have an exciting time. Undoubtedly, Amsterdam has something for everybody.
More info: www.iamsterdam.nl
Below, we present some of our personal favorites to visit, while you are in town:
CousCousClub – couscous for dinner with tangomusic.
Pancakes! – breakfast, brunch or lunch with original Dutch pancakes in many delectable variations.
Brouwerij ‘t IJ – a bar and brewery in a monumental mill, which produces famous local beers.
Haesje Claes – monumental restaurant with only genuine Dutch dishes.