June 14, 2017Posted by Bethany Larson Bloch
Composed of a vast labyrinth of canals, steep 17th-century houses that lean on one another like age-old friends and a maze of dazzling cobblestone streets and bridges, Amsterdam is a small city that packs a big punch of charm. With some of the most notable museums in the world, relaxed canal-side cafés, bustling markets, towering windmills and a plethora of culinary jewels to be discovered, it’s no wonder that this European hub draws millions from around the world, year after year. Whether you crave a Dutch dose of history or simply want to sample the notorious nightlife, Amsterdam is a treasure-trove of earthy delights just waiting to be discovered.
About The HUNT Amsterdam Writer: Born in Boston, raised in Maine, schooled in Vermont and England, and finally settled in Amsterdam, Ali Ronca is a roaming girl with an unshakable smile whose soul food is all things fascinating and foreign. When she’s not writing or traveling, Ali can be found cruising around Amsterdam on her ombre bicycle, absorbed in a novel, sprawled out on a yoga mat or feeding her bottomless stomach great, simple food. You can follow her daily Dutch adventures at amsterdamandbeyond.com.
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