There are certain parts of the culture in Amsterdam that you’re probably well aware of. You know that the city was built on the canals, so the water is a huge influence on the culture, and you know that marijuana is legal and sold in coffee shops. You know that an Amsterdam escort is a beautiful woman who can show you around like a tour guide, but that it’s totally legal to pay these sexy women to spend the night. However, these stereotypes are not the only things you should know about the culture in this city. Below are a few things that you may find a bit surprising.
The Beach Culture
Not far from the city is the shoreline, littered with beaches and seaside towns. While it may not quite be California or Aruba, these are the quintessential beach towns, with everything you’d expect. You can swim in the water and lay in the hot summer sun. You can watch the sunset from the terrace of a seaside restaurant with a tropical drink in your hand and the wind in your hair. If you think Amsterdam is nothing but brick streets and city life, think again. Tons of people flock to the coastal towns on the weekends.
Waffles are absolutely huge, and you’ll smell them everywhere as you and the escort Amsterdam gave you walk around the city. People eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They come with tons of toppings; eat them plain, covered with powdered sugar, frosted or layered in fruit. Some are baked with nuts and even chocolates right in the dough itself. When you’re sitting at a coffee shop, whether you’re actually drinking coffee or smoking a joint, nothing will appeal to you more than these waffles.
You’d expect some landmarks in a city this old, but it also has a reputation for being a trendy, hip city, so many people don’t realize just how important the landmarks are. You can go see the National Monument or walk through the Dam Square. You can visit the Anne Frank House or the Royal Palace. There are some tremendous art museums and historical museums. If you have an afternoon free and you want to connect with local culture, hit up a few of these sites and you’ll see just how the city has been shaped over the years.
The French Cuisine
Dutch cooking is naturally easy to find, but the city is pretty split between Dutch cooking and French cuisine, with a little bit of Asian and American cuisine thrown in. In fact, many restaurants are fusion restaurants, offering a bit of anything. The Dutch/French blend is very common and very good. If you are interested in more traditional Dutch foods, outside of the waffles listed above, just ask the Amsterdam escort and she’ll help you pick something out with ease. Otherwise, enjoy the outside influences and you’ll find some exotic dishes that you can’t get anywhere else.