Grab a ready-made picnic for a lazy day in Amsterdam’s biggest park.
Forget the canned canal cruise operators – hiring your own boat is the best way to see Amsterdam from the water.
A bar hop that’s strictly for locals – local beer, that is..
From punk to polka to indie rock, “legalized” squats in Amsterdam host the best independent music in Amsterdam.
This giant warehouse boasts wildly creative art, music, food and utopian social experiments.
A free app that lets travellers find like-minded locals for a chat, a beer, or a night out on the town.
Part hotel, part experimental art installation, the Lloyd has incredible Dutch design and rooms that fit (nearly) every budget.
An itty-bitty distillery in a gorgeous park, ‘t Nieuwe Diep churns out homemade vodka, genever and liqueurs.
A cultural behemoth that draws big-name musicians, Paradiso retains an anything-goes vibe that other big venues lack.
Being in Amsterdam on Kingsday is being at the right place at the right time everywhere and all the time!
This former warehouse has rock music, indie acts and an (in)famous hard rock karaoke night.
Contemporary art to antiques; everything from archaeological finds to art nouveau and in between.
The Nine Streets area has the best independent boutiques and some of the most unique shops in Amsterdam.
Once a month, bargain hunters descend on NDSM Wharf for the largest flea market in the entire country.
Big on food, fast fashion and general bric-a-brac, the city’s biggest market is worth a trip for the fresh stroopwafels and pickled herring.
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