10 reasons to love Amsterdam

10 reasons to love Amsterdam

by Mary Del Rosario
Stripes Europe

Amsterdam is a city that has stolen many hearts. From the dreamy canals, the charming shops and the overall hip atmosphere, the capital of the Netherlands is a city that will call you back time and time again and here are a few reasons why.

  1. The smell of Stroopwafels (thin wafer cookies with caramel) wafting through the air will tease your taste buds.
  2. Looking at the iconic narrow houses as you cruise down the canal is a sight you’ll always remember.
  3. Jordaan is a popular neighborhood peppered with trendy shops and cute boutiques.
  4. The Anne Frank Museum will give you goosebumps.
  5. The whole city is one big Instagram-worthy picture.
  6. From food to its stores, Amsterdam thrives on creativity.
  7. There are many kid-friendly attractions such as Vondelpark and Scheldestraat, a street filled with shops for kids.
  8. The locals are very friendly, liberal and they all speak good English!
  9. You have the feel of a big city and a quaint village all in one.
  10. All the bicycles. 

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