Here on, we explored the Jordaan area - the audio guide is available here. Blindly follow it and you will be left feeling amazed!
30th JuneThe last day in this city of cycles was spent soaking in the feel of open air markets - Noordermarkt, Westermarkt and Albert Cyup Markt. Filled our tummies with oh so yummy waffles, stroop waffles and freshly pressed orange juice! Then it was off to exploring the real side of Amsterdam - the Jordaan Neighbourhood. A treat to the eyes, tongue and ears. Gable buildings, canals at every intersection, absence of tourists and locals sitting on sun-kissed terraces and holding interesting conversations with each other - the only way to experience the laid-back city that Amsterdam is!Buzzing BrusselsA day and half is all that you need to explore this city. During our visit, Belgium was playing the quarterfinal of the Football World Cup. The excitement was palpable and enticing!
05:00 pm, Jordaan during late evenings/night
Return to Amsterdam in the evening and spend sometime at the Jordaan, Amsterdam's most famous neighbourhood. Touristy and commercial, it starts from Centraal station and arches around the Canal Ring before ending it Leidsegracht. With plenty of cafes to choose from, decide whether to indulge in traditional or trendy food. Hope across to an art gallery after to soak in the Dutch art scene.