Amsterdam has the reputation of being an “anything goes” city. Its relaxed approach to things like sex and drugs are legendary, but there are plenty of don’ts to keep in mind when visiting the Dutch capital. One important tip is to remember that the famous coffee shops scattered across the streets of Amsterdam are not like the Starbucks you know and love. Also, don’t take cookies from strangers – if a pretty Dutch girl offers you a cookie, refuse! It can contain some dodgy ingredients and while you zone out your valuables are snatched. Here are 10 others things NOT to do while traveling in Amsterdam.
Which Amsterdam rule or custom surprised you the most?
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