New York has Fifth Avenue, Paris – Champs Elysées, Milan – Via Monte Napoleone, London – New Bond Street… And Amsterdam has Pieter Cornelisz Hoofstraat. Located only a few meters from Museumplein, in the district of Amsterdam Oud-Zuid, P.C. Hooftstraat has turned into one of the most exclusive shopping streets …
Outside the Grey Area Coffeeshop

Easy Times Coffeeshop Cool place with good buds and friendly staff. Grey Area Coffeeshop Address: Oude Leliestraat 2 American owned, tiny shop sells some of the best weed in the world. Bongs available. Open 12-8 pm The Bulldog Coffeeshop Popular chain of coffeeshops. Friendly to tourists, The Bulldog brand is …

The Amsterdam Dungeon is a unique combination of a museum, theater and an attraction park. Described as “horrible history brought to life,” the Amsterdam Dungeon examines the darker side of European history including torture, the plague, and the inquisition. Linked with 5 other dungeons Europe wide, the Amsterdam Dungeon boasts …
Photo of. spark in The Plantage, Amsterdam

The Plantage is a leafy neighborhood in the center of Amsterdam, most popular for the Amsterdam Zoo and Amsterdam Botanical Gardens (Hortus Botanicus). Walking to Plantage can take 30 minutes from Central Station, and most visitors would want to take the tram there. From Central Station, trams 9 and 14 …
Photo: Michael Costa

In The Netherlands, and especially Amsterdam, coffee shops are the only establishments where police ‘allow’ small quantities of cannabis to be sold. The sale of other drugs or alcohol is prohibited in these coffee shops, however most of them do serve food and soft drinks. SMOKING ON THE PREMISES Pure …
Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

The South of Amsterdam includes a number of interesting neighborhoods, such as the Museum Quarter, home to some of the best museums in the world; De Pijp, a typical Dutch working class area with a lively street market; the South Axis, Amsterdam’s central business district with plenty of modern architecture; …

The iamsterdam card consists of a smartcard, a public transport ticket, a pocket guide and provides over 50 free and 60 discounted visiting offers. It is intended to be a tourist’s introduction to the city of Amsterdam, offering free admission to most of the city’s top museums, free access to …
Anne Frank House Amsterdam

The Anne Frank House is a museum dedicated to the Frank family, a Jewish family who were hiding from the Nazis during WWII. The Anne Frank House is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Europe, and there is often a long line at the entrance. Visiting early in …
A picture of the carnival on Dam Square

Here’s a quick list of picks for 10 best things to see and do in Amsterdam. If you’re on a limited time, this list of sights, tours, activities and attractions will not disappoint! 1) TAKE AN AMSTERDAM CANAL CRUISE Take a tour of Amsterdam’s world famous canals in a canal …

Cheap flights to and from Amsterdam make it an economical city to visit. It is also a perfect starting point from which to “city hop” to other beautiful destinations in Europe. Whether you’re planning a weekend trip to the city, or a month long European trek, you can find cheap …