Venice of the North
Amsterdam has a personality all its own, including a long time reputation for tolerance.
You'll be thinking of tulips and wooden shoes, perhaps Heineken beer, and some of the city's past inhabitants: Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Anne Frank, who wrote her famous diary hidden in a canal-side house. But do you know that Amsterdam has more canals than Venice (connecting a jigsaw puzzle of 90 islands), joined by some 1,280 bridges (many illuminated by fairy lights at night)? Or that it boasts the oldest stock exchange in the world?
Amsterdam, Netherlands Highlights
Featured Amsterdam, Netherlands
Featured Blogs Related To
Seven Things to do in Amsterdam
In 2020, we're taking a look at a few of the Northern European destinations we can't wait to visit. Today, we're highlighting Amsterdam. Amsterdam is a...
Frontiers and Fairytales: Exploring Northern Europe in 2020
There's no place quite like Northern Europe. Castles tower over rolling hills. Folklore captivates in a way that brings new life to centuries-old. And the...