"Amsterdam" Amsterdam by ingridf_nl
Amsterdam Travel Guide: 10,370 reviews and 21,779 photos
I initially moved to the Netherlands on a whim. It seemed perfect, a job offer, no obligations, so off I went. I have now lived in Amsterdam since 2000, and well, in many ways it has become home.
I will try to let you know about activities and places that may not be in every tour book, and maybe come up with some suggestions of things you can do in the Netherlands that are "off the beaten path".
(This may be hard though, since some of the tour books these days are very good).
Meanwhile, enjoy reading about this city of canals, cafés, houseboats, and circular streets.
- Pros:beautiful spring and summer, biertje on a patio, canals, bicycles everywhere
- Cons:rainy drab winters, flat flat flat
- In a nutshell:a big village
Bring an umbrella or a rain coat. Some of the springs and summers are stellar and the rain isn't too bad... But on the... more travel advice
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