Anne grew up in a small town in the Southern part of the Netherlands. She moved to Nijmegen in 2013, to start her bachelors in Cultural Anthropology. Whereas she always loved Nijmegen, it was time for her to seek new adventures. Which place better for that then the capital: Amsterdam! In Amsterdam she is now doing her masters specializing in Latin America studies.
Anne has always been fascinated by history and its play in the daily life, therefore her aim is to find hidden treasures to share in her tours. Besides this she loves her morning coffees and the good city vibes of Amsterdam, which is a beautiful historical city where she can wander the streets for days and still discover amazing spots.
Anne's Amsterdam Tip!
The Northern part of Amsterdam is being transformed in a second centre, this is the place you want to hang out. Especially since there is a swing, the ´A´DAM LOOKOUT´ that gives you a breath-taking view over the whole city. It´s called ´Over the Edge´ and it’s the highest European swing, since the swing is located on the A´dam Tower! A great way to get some fresh air!
Niek is one of the true locals in Amsterdam. Born and raised in the capital of the Netherlands, he knows everything there is to know about the city! Sparked by his ambition as a filmmaker, he developed a great sense for storytelling. Niek loves Amsterdam for its vibrant energy and its always excited inhabitants and he will be able to show you around the city of Amsterdam with its idyllic streets and glistering canals. Let Niek guide you to the best places in Amsterdam including its hidden gems!
Niek's Amsterdam Tip!
Make sure to visit one of the traditional Amsterdam old “brown” café’s serving a wide range of delicious local beers and, even better, a serving of authentic “bitterballs”! The best beer snack you will ever taste!
Jaap, otherwise known as Jacob, came to Amsterdam 6 years ago to study at the University of Amsterdam and never left. With a politician as a father and a psychologist as a mother, it’s no wonder that Jacob grew up talking and is always looking for opportunities to do it professionally! His interests lie in literature, poetry, history and music. A performing poet and writer himself, its perhaps no wonder that Jacob ended up as a tour guide, eager to show off the rustic streets and canals of the city that has inspired him over the years. The city that shaped him.
Jacob's Amsterdam Tip!
Avoid the hotspots where people gather and, instead, turn left or right. It is on the less-traveled streets where you will find the best brown pubs, restaurants and shops. Here, you will find the ‘true’ Amsterdam and the best opportunities to befriend the locals (which is always the best way to travel).
Joselyn grew up in many different villages in South America. At the age of ten she moved to the United States with her family in search for a better life. Even though her family is in the United States, she decided to move to Amsterdam to make new memories. She is now doing her Bachelors in Psychology at the University of Amsterdam.
Joselyn loves meeting new people and it is a big part of the way she goes through her every day life. It is her goal to greet everyone with a smile and help as many people as she can, this translates into her tours as she loves interacting with new people every day. Her favorite hobbies include reading and singing karaoke with friends after a long day.
Joselyn's Amsterdam Tip!
You have to visit Begijnhof! It is a secret charming garden surrounded by quaint houses and amazing churches. It was situated in what was a religious community for single women, it has the oldest wooden house in Amsterdam and you will be able to admire lot of significant buildings full of history.
Dinko came to Amsterdam following his better half. After living in Venice for a while, he traded one famous canal city for another. He studied history of art and cultural anthropology and finds Amsterdam to be an amazing place where cultural diversity and arts go hand in hand in promoting each other. You can often find him riding a bike or walking around, looking up the canal houses, checking out the hidden small streets or observing the everyday life from one of the benches. When it rains, you will find him reading about the history in a cosy café or visiting one of many fascinating museums that city has to offer. In Amsterdam Dinko found a second home. Follow him to discover what exactly makes it such an attractive city.
Dinko's Amsterdam Tip!
Take a break from the hustle-and-bustle of the center and visit De Pijp! Originally a working-class neighborhood, De Pijp now enjoys the status of a hip bohemian area spotted with cafés, restaurants and bars. The area is home to the international cuisine and your palate will go into overdrive in one of its many diverse restaurants. While you’re there, don’t miss visiting Albert Cuyp Markt!