Amsterdam: A Local’s Guide shows you the hideaways only the locals know, as well as the top sites you actually should see – without spending all your time standing in line like a tourist. You’ll learn where in-the-know locals eat, shop, and stay, as well as discover a few worthy day trips from the city. I’ve hand-picked and tested each location, providing you a virtual “friend in the city,” showing you the sights as my honoured guest. This book is filled with quirky facts, personal insights and words of caution, so you can avoid the tourist traps.
What you won’t find in this guide – If you’re looking for a list of every museum, shop, restaurant, and activity in Amsterdam, with long-winded historical diatribes, this guide is not for you. If you are planning to party all night and sleep all day, this guide won’t help you.
Instead – If you love delicious local food, quirky shops, unique cultural activities and long walks without another tourist in sight, and you want insider tips so you can make the best decisions about how YOU want to spend your time in Amsterdam, this is the guide for you.