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Six Cool and Quirky Things to do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has more than its fair share of culture, art and history but what if you’re cultured out, coffee shop weary and can’t face another Stroopwafel? I’ve put together a list of six cool and quirky things to do in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam – Sex, Drugs and Pedalos?

The Red Light District area of De Wallen is actually one of the oldest and prettiest areas of Amsterdam but along with the city’s cafes, it has an altogether different side…

What to See for Free in Amsterdam

A guide to Amsterdam sightseeing on a budget – a list of free or nearly-free sightseeing highlights in the city with a handy map to guide you around.

The Leaning Houses of Amsterdam

A stroll along Amsterdam’s canals taking in the pretty gabled merchant houses, their history and why so many are tilted to extraordinary degrees.

Amsterdam’s Canal Life

Amsterdam is a city of history, architecture, art and, of course, an infamous edgy side, but what I enjoyed most were the pretty leaf-lined canals crisscrossed with curvy little bridges, edged with cobblestone streets and leaning gabled houses.