The first time I went to Amsterdam, I was 20 years old. It was the last stop of a post-study abroad backpacking trip with two of my girlfriends, circumstances that led to us having the kind of trip that make locals resent 20-somethings who come to Amsterdam.
We went to the usual tourist bucket list haunts—the Van Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House—but experienced very little of the actual city’s culture and food. (In fact, we ate both our meals at a fast casual concept called Walk to Wok that makes it very easy for people not in their right mind to order dinner using a 3-step menu).
As much fun as that was, when Charlie and I decided to spend a few days in the middle of our Paris trip jetting up to Amsterdam, I was looking forward to this visit being an adult do-over…. Continue Reading about A Healthy Hedonist’s Guide to Amsterdam