Longgg weekend getting lost in Amsterdam.
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Europe5 days / June 2016
Highs & Lows
Some beers in Voldempark, cycling around the city and museums not to be missed
It was summer in London so you know it’s boiling.
its been always know that Amsterdam and The Netherlands are some of the most special and wonderful places in the world. It’s not only the historic places you can go but also the cosmopolitan atmosphere you feel. Even though during summer Amsterdam and in the whole country can be a bit crowded the weather makes it perfect, long days and short nights help you to experience as many things as possible.
I went with my parents , first we got to schipol airport around 7 or 8 in the night, I was a bit shocked about the sun, it was still out and for me it did not make any sense at all. we grabbed a cab and went to the hotel, once we got there I could imagine how beautiful this city was, amazing buildings, everyone seemed happy having a beer or just hanging up with some friends. Another thing that got at First sight was the culture for cycling i just could not believe how easy was to get a cycle and go everywhere you want, even fTom de airport To the city centre.
The first day we woke up super early, my parents wanted to size the day, mi first impression about Amsterdam a quiet and a really peaceful city with vibes of like a town but around 10 in the morning everything changed . I remember people coming out from nowhere and the quietness and peacefulness just gone But in a good way, everyone seemed so happy and enjoying the best of Amsterdam and its freedom. One of my favourite moments was my dad concerning about people coffee shops and people having a joint in the streets and in the morning. During 4 days in amsterdam we went to many museums like the Moco museum , the risjks museum, van gogh museum, stedelijk among others. We were supposed to stay in the Netherlands only for 4 days but then a guy from the hotel recommended us Edam, he described as a small town with a proper dutch athmospere. I don’t know what moved us, but seemed to be a nice and short adventure we could miss.
Q & A
What would you have changed?
More time in the Netherlands and more cities to visit
Anything go wrong during the trip?
Although summer hits hard in Europe but the Netherlands are a bit special, Amsterdam in the morning can be very windy.
How was the food?
For me Amsterdam offers you a huge package of food and restaurants, no restaurant will disappoint you
What tips would you give a friend?
Seize your time
Get a card with weekly transport
It’s better to book everything by you own, there are apps like booking or hopper that can get you the best deal.