53 Amsterdam Travel Tips

53 Amsterdam Travel Tips

by Rory Moulton

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Quit dreaming about Amsterdam and start planning! >> Save money, beat the crowds, learn some Amsterdam secrets and find the city's coolest spots with 53 Amsterdam Travel Tips.

In 53 Amsterdam Travel Tips, I dispense my very best advice for traveling Amsterdam. Gleaned from over 15 years of travels to the great city of canals, my secrets and insight will help you plan and execute the perfect Amsterdam trip. You'll learn how to skip crowds, find the city's best values, navigate the tram system and experience the city more like a savvy local than a bewildered tourist. Whether it's your first time in Amsterdam or you're back for more, this Amsterdam travel book will teach you something new.

From humble fishing town to international beacon of freedom, Amsterdam continues growing and changing, charting a unique, innovative path forward that must be experienced to be understood. Without question, Amsterdam is one of my favorite cities not just in Europe but anywhere in the world. I hope you'll see that shine through in 53 Amsterdam Travel Tips.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940161687420
Publisher: EuroExperto
Publication date: 10/01/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 8 MB

About the Author


Who am I? I’m a writer, editor, book author and entrepreneur living in the Colorado Rockies with my wife and son. When away from my desk, I’m passionate about travel, woodworking, museums and the great outdoors. And beer. I also really like beer.

When it comes to travel — my passion of passions, and likely the reason you’re here — I adamantly advocate for independent, ground-level budget travel. Here are my tenets for satisfying travel:

>> Focus on experiential — not checklist — travel. Go. See. Do. Make memories. Be in the moment. Instagram accounts aren’t required.
>> Eat and shop local. Don’t seek the tastes and comforts of home. After all, experiencing the strange and new is exactly why we leave home.
>> Stay in family run hotels and guesthouses, small hostels or neighborhood Airbnbs.
>> Meet local families. Practice their language.
>> Picnic in parks, church steps, alpine meadows, cliffside beaches.
>> Ride overnight trains. Book passage by ferry. Take public transportation.
>> Sit in the cheap seats.
>> Eat street food.
>> See the major cultural sights before or after the crowds. Even if it means getting a little creative.
>> Avoid glossy tourist traps in all iterations. Be they plastic restaurants, overwrought (and overpriced) attractions or entire destinations.
>> Plan ahead. However, prepare to chuck the itinerary on a moment’s notice when spontaneity calls.
>> Slow down.

In sum, ditch the all-inclusive, find an affordable flight to a foreign country, fill a carry-on backpack and off you go!

I’d love to hear about your travels.

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