Do’s and Don’ts: Amsterdam

So much history. So much culture. So hard to remember…

DO

Take pictures.

Lots of pictures. Helps the memory issue.

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Stroll around the city doing nothing but appreciating the architecture.

The buildings and canals themselves deserve at least an afternoon of appreciation.

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  • Go to a coffeeshop. Bluebird if you’re asking.

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  • “Try the coffee.”
  • Not just the liquid kind.
    • Enjoy the snacks that come with the “coffee” (responsibly).
  • Check out the van Gogh museum.
  • Learn some history at the Anne Frank house.
  • Check out the Heineken Brewery.
  • Make at least one loop around the Red Light district at night just/at least to see what it looks like.
Slightly less glamorous than the Parisian version...
Slightly less glamorous than the Parisian version…

DON’T:

  • Feel that you have to go to a live sex show. You do not have to do anything. And, unfortunately, there are some things you cannot un-see…
  • Underestimate the strength of the coffee.
  • Go to the Anne Frank museum in the wrong state of mind.
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