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Dim sum Amsterdam

Where to Get the Best Dim Sum in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a foodie’s heaven. The city is heaving with cuisines from all over the world, so it’s no surprise that if you’re after Amsterdam’s best dim sum, you won’t be short of options. Bite-size parcels of soft, perfectly seasoned dumplings served in little steamer baskets, from shrimp dumplings and soup dumplings to pork buns and veggie spring rolls. Take a seat at one of the best Chinese restaurants in Amsterdam and enjoy stacks upon stacks of delicious dim sum. Check out these affordable spots across the city to get your dim sum fix in Amsterdam…

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Amsterdam on a budget

Amsterdam on a Budget: 5 Ways to Save Money in the Dutch Capital

One of the many reasons Amsterdam is so popular with backpackers is because the city can be enjoyed on a budget. You don’t have to spend a fortune in the Dutch capital to experience it like a local. From eating at the city’s budget restaurants, staying in a hostel to making the most of the free things to do, Amsterdam is ideal for a cheap city break. We’ve devised some budget-friendly tips for you so that you know how to save some money in Amsterdam on your travels…

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Beer gardens Amsterdam

Best Beer Gardens in Amsterdam

What’s better than sipping on a cool Heineken in the Amsterdam sun? Sit back and enjoy the summer in one of Amsterdam’s best beer gardens. Whether it’s right by the river or from an open-top roof, we can’t think of any better way to spend a long summer’s day in Dam than being outside with a local Dutch beer in hand. With the sun setting as late as 10pm in the height of summertime, Amsterdam’s got to be one of the best cities in Europe for beer gardens. Plus the beer scene is massive! Read on to find out these buzzing beer gardens in Amsterdam you have to visit this summer…

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Amsterdam on a hot day

What to do in Amsterdam on a Hot Day

You may think we’re biased, but there’s definitely nowhere better in the world to be than in Amsterdam in the summer. Locals, expats and visitors make a beeline for Vondelpark to get high in the sun and eat burgers off a barbecue. Then the canals fill with boats cruising through the city with people drinking on board and taking in the views. The list of things to do in Amsterdam when it’s hot out is endless! Beach bars, public pools, bike routes in and out of the city… Check out these awesome things to do in Amsterdam on a hot day in summer.

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