We wish it weren’t so, but nowadays everything comes with legal disclaimers. We’re told you’re supposed to know all of this stuff, and that your continued use of this site indicates your agreement with these terms.
Basically, you can’t hold us responsible if it rains during stay in Amsterdam, if your hotel turns out to be Fawlty Towers (run by Norman Bates, no doubt), or if you bought a mixture of oregano and parsley while thinking you got a pretty good deal on marijuana.
That said, feel free to browse the friendlier parts of Dutch Amsterdam and leave the legalese below for another time.
Before you go… we’ve got some stuff to say about copyright as well:
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Wasn’t that fun? No? Alright, try something completely different: Why the Dutch wear orange.
The DutchAmsterdam Team — The Amsterdam Experts