amsterdamned!

what a city.

and what a vibe.

i want to pack my bags and go right back! and live there for a few months at least. till i get enough of it. if that ever happens.

also i think it has the potential to be A’s favorite city in the whole world. i know his tastes. and i’m pretty sure he’d be willing to move there with me ;)

i spent three whole days in amsterdam and they were FAR from enough.

there’s so much more i need to see and do there. but time wasn’t with me.

this part of the trip was an extension of our offsite and only a few colleagues and i stayed back longer.

and boy was i glad we made that decision. the four hours our office had planned there would have never been enough….

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the most important decision that we made ‘right’ was staying at the bulldog. bulldog is to amsterdam, what taj mahal palace and towers is to mumbai. iconic ;)

no seriously. i wouldn’t have stayed anywhere else. no 7 star/ 5 star hotel could replace my experience staying here.

places i loved in particular were the dam square which was a 2 minute walk from our hotel, the shopping street right off the dam square {next to madame tussaud} the vondelpark, the rembrandt square, van gogh museum and the souvenir shop next door to the muesuem, the red light district {which is what is so unique to amsterdam} and the central station area.

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the good places we ate at were majestic where we had the grilled chicken sandwich and the nachos {see pic above},  the mexican where we had the grilled chicken with rice, which i totally recommend {see pic above} tio pepe {where i totally recommend the bean soup!} and the bulldog coffeeshop {just for its vibe}

all in all its a city which has it all, beauty, history, great art, some REALLY fun things to do {read: coffeeshops and red light areas ;)}, clubs and even great shopping. there’s so much more i wish i could have covered but i am ever so grateful for the little time i had here.

amsterdam  Рyou were great ! i will be back soon, longer this time..

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