This week’s tourist in Amsterdam November 5th

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The tourists I ran into this week in our lovely city were diverse but the nationality that had upper hand: Germans, lots of them. From senior citizen to school girls, from young families to old gay couples….everywhere. The German people I talked to, mainly had the long weekend off work reason because as it seems, Germans had a bank holiday somewhere this week and added a couple of free days Read more…

This week Tourist in Amsterdam October 23rd

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End of summer, but that doesn’t stop the Italians. Last week walking round in Amsterdam felt like walking around in Rome. Wherever you looked, walked and listened: Italians, Italians, Italians. In this week of bad weather, not only the rain flooded the city but the Italians also flooded the city. Souvenirshops had record sales in umbrella’s and rain poncho’s and all over the city the soaking wet fashionable italians were Read more…

This week Tourist in Amsterdam September 9th

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Backpackers and campside tourists, That is what this period was all about. I personally didnt know Amsterdam could house that many backpackers and campside tourists, everywhere i looked a backpack, a sleeping bag, a campervan or a tent appeared in my line of sight. A trip in the tram trough the city can be hell if you are surrounded by backpacks the size of a warehouse. Lots of nationalities gathering Read more…

This week tourist in amsterdam August 10th

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Asian Tourists, bus loads and cruiseships stacked to the max of their capacity with all kinds of asian tourists armed with camera’s and roadmaps running around like they are really really really lost. It seems to me that they are on such a tight timetable that the program must run as follows: 09.00 Arrival Amsterdam 09.15 Run over Flowermarket 10.00 In and out the Van Gogh, the Rijskmuseum and the Read more…

This week Tourist in Amsterdam Juli 14th

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Summer hit the city and so did the American  tourists, Some of them travel in groups, some of them solo. American tourist are not really well disguised as it comes to blending in. Way too bright sneakers and Loud printed Tshirt fashion, makes up for the majority of them but once in a while you run into a almost European American. Those are the ones that have visited probably more often Read more…

This week tourist in Amsterdam June 16th

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June is the sophisticated French period i guess, A good time for me to brush of my high school French. French people at least most of them are kind of shy when it comes to talking maybe because the majority of French people dont speak English very well, For me personally there is nothing more sexy then a French girl speaking english but thats me…. The French tourist are mostly Read more…