Beyond the stroopwafel: Where to taste Amsterdam’s multicultural flavours

Beyond the stroopwafel: Where to taste Amsterdam’s multicultural flavours

Amsterdam is a bright city. I am not talking about its iconic housing along the canals, but rather the people who occupy them. The locals. Despite the city’s relatively low population as a capital, it is home to more than 180 nationalities, making this one diverse city. And to really...

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Chocolate tasting tips from Adil of Chocolátl Amsterdam

Chocolate tasting tips from Adil of Chocolátl Amsterdam

Amsterdam Urban Adventures went on a chocolate journey to interview one their city’s confectionery experts to find out more about the sweets industry of Amsterdam. We talked to Adil, owner of Chocolátl, to learn more about his work, passion, and leadership in the chocolate industry, and came away fascinated by...

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In the sweet land of Amsterdam

In the sweet land of Amsterdam

Sugar is everywhere in Amsterdam, and it’s been like that for a long, long time. It was Amsterdam that led the sugar trade during the 16th century, and that was refining the white gold until the 19th century, when farmers here started producing sugar beets to reduce sugarcane import costs from the...

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The most awesome artisanal restaurants in Amsterdam

The most awesome artisanal restaurants in Amsterdam

In Amsterdam, it can sometimes be difficult to avoid the touristy corners of the city — and this is particularly true when searching for really local foods. It’s not easy to spot the differences between what is truly local and homemade, and what is mass-produced. And while you might think...

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Things to do in: Amsterdam

Things to do in: Amsterdam

If you search the ‘net for five things to do in Amsterdam, you’ll probably get the same old three picks (with a Red Light trip in there somewhere). But if you want something different to do, away from the tourist crowds, our local Amsterdam tour guides have got you covered....

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24 Hours In: Amsterdam…by Bike!

24 Hours In: Amsterdam…by Bike!

Amsterdam is not physically a big city and most attractions are just 20 minutes away from each other on foot, but by biking around, just like the locals do, you can see so much more. This is especially true when you have just 24 hours here, and need the glide...

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