"Generally..." Jenever Tip by isolina_it

Jenever, Amsterdam: 3 reviews and 2 photos

Amsterdammers are a very tolerant breed, but they do expect you to behave in the same fashion. It is not a good idea to criticise the way they run things in Holland. The Dutch love to eat herring, either raw or pickled. Try some at one of the many fish stalls on the side of the street. The many cafes are a great place to relax for a while on a rainy day, and to sample Dutch gin, the national drink (ask for a Jenever). Smoking is widespread in Amsterdam, with very few non-smoking areas, so again, be tolerant of this. Marijuana smoking is illegal outside of 'smoking coffee shops'.

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  • Written Apr 4, 2003
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