Spinning off from my post on Enriching Europe, this is part 1 of a 3-part blog series giving detailed information that you will find useful while planning for a trip to Amsterdam.
What?! Are you taking a child to Amsterdam? Have you thought this through?
These were some questions that were flung at me when I told friends and family about my desire to embark on that dream Europe trip. Why Amsterdam, you ask? My boy loves machines and a windmill has always made him swoon! Typical, of course. When he said he wanted to get up close to see how one worked, Amsterdam was what sprung to my mind.
Yes, it is possible to avoid the coffeeshops and prostitution districts with a kid in tow. Would I have visited these areas if a kid had not been in tow? Definitely! Why not?