Jul212017

Amsterdam beer, bud and burger joints

Amsterdam forced coffeeshops to choose between selling cannabis or alcohol back in April 2007. At that time most coffeeshops in Amsterdam did not sell alcohol, but there were many coffeeshops around Amsterdam where both cannabis and alcohol were available for purchase. What I had not noticed over the past decade, until last week in Amsterdam,…

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Jul202017

Amsterdam by design is for social living

Most tourists want to stay at hotels in the canal ring district of Amsterdam and spend their time visiting the major museums. I enjoy spending much of my time in Amsterdam walking around along the canals of Singel, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. Brouwersgracht was named for the 16th and 17th c breweries. I also like…

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