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5 Best Off the Beaten Path Shops in Amsterdam

By Huanhuan Guo


“Let’s do what we love and do a lot of it.” I couldn’t agree more with Marc Jacobs on that. There is nothing wrong with treating yourself to some quality shopping time, and what brings out even more joy is a successful shopping mission for your loved ones in which you found exactly what you wanted. But where to start? Shopping is time-consuming when you only have limited time to explore a new city, especially if you want to ‘shop like locals’. Here are the 5 teeny-tiny shops full of character which could offer a little bit of everything for you to explore and appreciate.

 

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5 Best Pancake Restaurants in Amsterdam

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

When in Amsterdam, we’re sure you’ll agree there’s some things you just have to try. Pancakes are obviously on that list. So we’ve rounded up the 5 best pancake restaurants in Amsterdam to keep you munching through traditional Dutch pannenkoeken, poffertjes (which we will helpfully translate for you: they’re Dutch mini pancakes) or American style stacks all day long!

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The Best Juice Bars in London, New York, Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Bologna

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

If there was ever a time to fleetingly consider doing a juice cleanse, it’s quite possibly now. We’re right in the middle of the week between Christmas and New Year, the one where you’re not totally sure what day it is but you are sure that you’ve probably eaten a little bit too much cheese and possibly drunk a little too much wine. Panic not. Maybe with the help of a green juice you’ll be glowing again in time for your New Year’s Eve revelry. Or maybe not. But whether you need a last minute attempt to acquire some sort of kale induced radiance, to squeeze into your NYE outfit, if you’re begrudgingly considering researching where you can kick off a healthy 2017 or you’re a juice fanatic all year round, check out our picks for the best juice and smoothie bars around!

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Last Minute Christmas City Breaks

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

Still not decided where to escape to for your Christmas city break? Don’t panic. Whether you want to be away on the big day itself or fancy treating yourself to a little trip at some point over the festive season, better late than never is our motto when it comes to going away. So check out a few of our recommendations of where to head for a few days of European city living (like a local, of course) this Christmas!

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Top 10 Local Things To Do in Amsterdam

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

 

Amsterdam. You’re thinking bikes, canals and coffee shops? Of course you are. Although small, there’s so much more to this beautiful city than elaborate waterways, iconic architecture and a high concentration of art galleries and museums. So get off the beaten path (or canal) with our top 10 things to do in Amsterdam recommended by locals and see another side to the city. Whether it’s your first time visiting Amsterdam or you’re a regular visitor and want to discover something new and a little bit different, our hit list will be your new best friend (if your best friend was useful but never actually spoke to you).

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