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Edibles workshop, Get baked Amsterdam
Want to learn how to make your own delicious brownies and maybe even considering adding that special Dutch herb? Then we can't wait to meet you. We'll be meeting you at the local dispensary that we are cooperating with. Here you will buy the special ingredient that you need. After, we will walk back to our house where the workshop will start. There we will be teaching you how to make delicious brownies (9 pieces per pair) and gummies, step by step. Meanwhile, we want to educate you on the Netherlands in general, such as history and customs. As well as telling the story about its extraordinary relationship with cannabis: history, developments, and current laws and policies. We find it important to facilitate a safe, welcoming and trustworthy environment for everyone who wants to participate in the Dutch culture (of cannabis). Or even just to observe and instead learn how to make normal brownies and gummies from scratch with people from all over the world! We cater to vegan and gluten-free dietary wishes but only with a minimum of 2 people, since the baking takes place in pairs. Please note: we do NOT provide any of that special ingredient or drugs, and it is crucial to be on time. Other things to note: - Bring between 5-10€ p.p. extra for the dispensary - Big group or private booking? Send us a messages and we will get back to you asap.
Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Tour
In December is the start of the most amazing and beautiful festival in the world. The Amsterdam Light Festival. You will be indulging yourself in an almost Disney-like Winter Wonderland. In a beautiful cosy boat you will experience the Amsterdam Light Festival. The boat is fully covered and has nice comfy pillows and blankets. So rain and cold are covered. And for sight the sides can be fully opened but also half opened on the spot. An unique way to experience the Amsterdam Light Festival. It is a 75 minutes cruise. No more tickets or in need of a private cruise? Contact me with a DM! Also when you are looking for a day cruise! There will be a lot more than 12 guests on the boat. This is a tour combined with a bigger company. They are rated as the number one day cruise worldwide. But that also means that there will be more people on the tour. This will be an amazing tour but it is not a small group tour. Other things to note Weather conditions in wintertime can be cold and wet. The boat will have a cover, but is not heated. We have blankets. There is no toilet on the boat! The cover is most of the time sufficient to have a great experience. But possibility exists that visibility can be limited due rain
Cozy & Fun Canal Tour
Welcome aboard! Get comfy and relax on our well-equipped, 100% electric boat. Enjoy a drink of your choice and a classic Dutch snack while we take you on a 60-minute tour through the oldest and most beautiful parts of the city. During your canal cruise in Amsterdam, our hosts will share local tips and must-sees, as well as stories and history about our city. You will get to see hidden gems and spectacular canals that other big boat tours just can’t reach. We offer a variety of drinks on board, including wine, prosecco, hot chocolate, gluhwein, beer, and more! (some are seasonal). Please message Pochani directly if there is no availability, for private tours, other times and/or personalized requests.
The Million Tulips & Windmill Tour
**Afternoon & Private Tours possible too** (Maximum 6 people per tour. Keukenhof Tulip tickets NOT included. I can provide Express Lane tickets) - We meet at Café Kobalt, Singel 2 (5 min from Central Station) - We will start at the Keukenhof Gardens where we can enjoy 7 million flowers and smell the most intoxicating scents. - After we will go the area of ​​the windmills where we will visit a windmill inside and experience the intimidating power of the wind. - We do a cheese tasting of 20 different flavors of cheese; where your imagination stops is where this cheese farm creates a new flavor…. - We visit a wooden shoe workshop and see what happens when you blow into a wooden shoe ;-) All this intertwined with many historical stories, fun facts and personal stories. Please note: The flower fields OUTSIDE the Tulip Gardens usually ONLY BLOOM IN APRIL. In May they start clipping them. INSIDE the Tulip Gardens there ALWAYS be tulips until May 7th.
Leathercraft a card holder or more with a local artisan
Learn to make a leather card holder or more from start to finish. I'll provide all the equipment and materials. I'll explain how to use the tools: cut the leather with blade including stitching holes, hand stitch**, and polish. You can even stamp your initials or Amsterdam's iconic "xxx"—a symbol of the city since 1505—to personalize your creation. We'll do it all by hand. **Hand Stitching - No Machine In my workshop I will be teaching hand stitching but not machine stitching, as hand stitching is much more durable than machine stitching goods :) ! And after the experience if you are interested in leather crafting, there are also tools, starting kit and leather available. *** P.S. Price are for making a simple card holders, when you are here, you can also choose to make other design/ models such as wallet or passport holder in additional costs, of course workshop time will also be longer.

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Tip-Based Walking Tour of Amsterdam
Discover the fascinating history of the most liberal city in the world with the Nr 1. Best Rated Walking Tour in Amsterdam! On this unique tip-based tour * you will discover how freedom and tolerance shaped the city and its people throughout the ages. Your super-local guide will combine beautiful sightseeing with exciting storytelling and cover everything you need to know about Amsterdam in one tour: history, modern life, culture, art, fun facts, and personal stories for a unique insider’s perspective on life in Amsterdam. Be prepared to challenge all your preconceived ideas about this city because after this tour you will never look and think of Amsterdam the same way. “From the Red Light District to the evolution of Amsterdam as the global center of world trade in the 17th century, its transition from a republic to a monarchy, the tragedy of the Nazi occupation, and its enlightened and effective attitude to drug control, your guide will stitch these diverse items together with humorous personal anecdotes and insightful commentary. on the underlying social and cultural mores of the Dutch people”. *Tip-based walking tour means you can join this tour almost for free (you will only be charged the tourist tax & booking fees) after which you can tip your guide what you think the tour was worth!
Boottocht door Amsterdam
First of all we want to thank you all for choosing our experience. We are proud to announce that we have won an award from Airbnb for the most popular experience and the 3rd best Airbnb experience in the world! Besides that we received more than 75 different nationalities on board. It was also an honor to be invited by airbnb to have lunch with Nathan Blecharczyk (co-founder of Airbnb) to talk about our experience. This would never have been possible without you. Thank you dear guests Do you want to experience Amsterdam in a more authentic way? Step aboard on our beautiful large luxury sloop with enough space for everyone and discover the city like a real explorer. We’ll welcome you on our stylish, electric sloop with unlimited drinks and delicious Dutch snacks and we will also stop at one of Amsterdams best boat catering to pick up real Amsterdam 'bitterballen'. So lean back, relax en listen to our amazing stories about the secrets of Amsterdam. During our tour there is always a lot of interaction between the guests and our captain, because we always have a maximum of 12 guests aboard. This guarantees you a personal and amazing experience in the historical city of Amsterdam. You will cherish memories that you won't forget. Of course children are welcome!
Award Winning All Inclusive Canal Cruise
The official award winning luxury canal cruise! We are so happy to announce I've been officially awarded "the best of the best" Travellers Choice award 2022. The Friends and Family boat tour. With a fun group (20) on a full electric boat, you will even see and hear more than on those glass busses. During summer time we use an open boat, during winter time a closed/covered boat. You will go on the most relaxing, comfy and fun family and friends boat ride through the canals of Amsterdam. But not just any boat ride. You will be indulged with stories, history and humor. But besides that, you will also be meeting guests from all over the world. And they all speak English. Get to know France, India, Spain, Andorra, Italy , US and so much more while your at it. It will be the experience of a lifetime. I am a 100% sure you and your family and friends will have a great time. You will love it! Note: - No more tickets or in need of a private tour, contact me first I can always arrange something. - This is a relaxing canal tour, not a booze-cruise Other things to note All ages are welcome. There is no toilet on the boat. Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No smoking or own beverages allowed. Cancellation due bad weather is a possibility.
NO DIET CLUB - Let's get thick in DAM !
NOT YOUR BASIC FOOD TOUR ! (All food is included) - By bike during the week - By walk during the week ends (too busy) and rainy days (safety first !) ⚠ Hygienic measures : group of 10 people maximum. Hydroalcoholic gel before and after each tasting After having a blast with our food tours in Paris and London we are thrilled to launch a third tour in the iconic Amsterdam, city of fun, bikes and canals . On the menu ? A beautiful ride around the canals and 4 hours of food porn/diversity. Ride and eat like a local ! Of course there will be a few classics but not only ! Some crispy bitterballen, fries and serious dips, a warm and gooey stroopwafel, the best apple taart in the city, bacon and sausages sandwichs, fried calamari or fish, cheese croissant and herring for the bravest ! - Bike rent : 12€ for the all day, we'll go rent them with you ! The bikes are new with 3 gears and good brakes ahah. Safety First ! (VEGETARIANS ARE WELCOME) (DRINKS OTHER THAN WATER ARE NOT INCLUDED) ▶ What this tour is about ✔ - Many tastings to share - Calories - A nice ride around the canals - What locals eat - Lots of fun - Funny/bad jokes - Pictures and souvenirs - Smiles - A list of serious recommendations in Amsterdam - New friends from all around the world ✌
Visit to the Dutch Countryside
Discover the real Netherlands in this amazing tour through Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, and Marken – the jewels of the Dutch countryside. Our bus will pick you up near Central Station in Amsterdam. The visit starts in Zaanse Schans, where you will be able to take pictures of typical Dutch windmills that are still in use today. Afterward, we will drive to the Waterland area, passing through the beautiful villages from this part of the country: Edam, Volendam, and Marken. In Edam, we will walk through historic sites like the square where the famous Cheese Market used to take place. Then, near Volendam, we will visit a cheese producer, where the cheese master will explain how they produce Gouda and Edam cheeses. In the clog factory, you will discover the secrets of this typical Dutch shoe. Then, travel back in time to the 17th century as we walk by cozy fishermen houses in Marken, the fishing harbor, and the protestant church. Join us for an unforgettable day visiting Edam, Volendam, Marken, and Zaanse Schans. Other things to note Please note there is not a private tour. The groups are more than 15/30 people. Busy days are even more. We will provide 2 guides (1 for English group and 1 for the Spanish group).

All activities near North Holland

Edibles workshop, Get baked Amsterdam
Want to learn how to make your own delicious brownies and maybe even considering adding that special Dutch herb? Then we can't wait to meet you. We'll be meeting you at the local dispensary that we are cooperating with. Here you will buy the special ingredient that you need. After, we will walk back to our house where the workshop will start. There we will be teaching you how to make delicious brownies (9 pieces per pair) and gummies, step by step. Meanwhile, we want to educate you on the Netherlands in general, such as history and customs. As well as telling the story about its extraordinary relationship with cannabis: history, developments, and current laws and policies. We find it important to facilitate a safe, welcoming and trustworthy environment for everyone who wants to participate in the Dutch culture (of cannabis). Or even just to observe and instead learn how to make normal brownies and gummies from scratch with people from all over the world! We cater to vegan and gluten-free dietary wishes but only with a minimum of 2 people, since the baking takes place in pairs. Please note: we do NOT provide any of that special ingredient or drugs, and it is crucial to be on time. Other things to note: - Bring between 5-10€ p.p. extra for the dispensary - Big group or private booking? Send us a messages and we will get back to you asap.
Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Tour
In December is the start of the most amazing and beautiful festival in the world. The Amsterdam Light Festival. You will be indulging yourself in an almost Disney-like Winter Wonderland. In a beautiful cosy boat you will experience the Amsterdam Light Festival. The boat is fully covered and has nice comfy pillows and blankets. So rain and cold are covered. And for sight the sides can be fully opened but also half opened on the spot. An unique way to experience the Amsterdam Light Festival. It is a 75 minutes cruise. No more tickets or in need of a private cruise? Contact me with a DM! Also when you are looking for a day cruise! There will be a lot more than 12 guests on the boat. This is a tour combined with a bigger company. They are rated as the number one day cruise worldwide. But that also means that there will be more people on the tour. This will be an amazing tour but it is not a small group tour. Other things to note Weather conditions in wintertime can be cold and wet. The boat will have a cover, but is not heated. We have blankets. There is no toilet on the boat! The cover is most of the time sufficient to have a great experience. But possibility exists that visibility can be limited due rain
Amsterdam Booze Cruise with Unlimited Drinks
Explore the beautiful canals of Amsterdam on a luxury boat cruise with a fully stocked bar and drinks onboard. Drift through Amsterdam's canals on a boat suitable for all weather conditions. Sit back and relax with a drink in hand and discover some of the city's most iconic monuments and memorials.
Cozy & Fun Canal Tour
Welcome aboard! Get comfy and relax on our well-equipped, 100% electric boat. Enjoy a drink of your choice and a classic Dutch snack while we take you on a 60-minute tour through the oldest and most beautiful parts of the city. During your canal cruise in Amsterdam, our hosts will share local tips and must-sees, as well as stories and history about our city. You will get to see hidden gems and spectacular canals that other big boat tours just can’t reach. We offer a variety of drinks on board, including wine, prosecco, hot chocolate, gluhwein, beer, and more! (some are seasonal). Please message Pochani directly if there is no availability, for private tours, other times and/or personalized requests.
The Million Tulips & Windmill Tour
**Afternoon & Private Tours possible too** (Maximum 6 people per tour. Keukenhof Tulip tickets NOT included. I can provide Express Lane tickets) - We meet at Café Kobalt, Singel 2 (5 min from Central Station) - We will start at the Keukenhof Gardens where we can enjoy 7 million flowers and smell the most intoxicating scents. - After we will go the area of ​​the windmills where we will visit a windmill inside and experience the intimidating power of the wind. - We do a cheese tasting of 20 different flavors of cheese; where your imagination stops is where this cheese farm creates a new flavor…. - We visit a wooden shoe workshop and see what happens when you blow into a wooden shoe ;-) All this intertwined with many historical stories, fun facts and personal stories. Please note: The flower fields OUTSIDE the Tulip Gardens usually ONLY BLOOM IN APRIL. In May they start clipping them. INSIDE the Tulip Gardens there ALWAYS be tulips until May 7th.
Leathercraft a card holder or more with a local artisan
Learn to make a leather card holder or more from start to finish. I'll provide all the equipment and materials. I'll explain how to use the tools: cut the leather with blade including stitching holes, hand stitch**, and polish. You can even stamp your initials or Amsterdam's iconic "xxx"—a symbol of the city since 1505—to personalize your creation. We'll do it all by hand. **Hand Stitching - No Machine In my workshop I will be teaching hand stitching but not machine stitching, as hand stitching is much more durable than machine stitching goods :) ! And after the experience if you are interested in leather crafting, there are also tools, starting kit and leather available. *** P.S. Price are for making a simple card holders, when you are here, you can also choose to make other design/ models such as wallet or passport holder in additional costs, of course workshop time will also be longer.
Party through Amsterdam's Red light District
Come join us and other guests on a great night out here in Amsterdams Redlight district. Walk around the redlight district while spending time with people from all over the world. Enjoy drinking games, prizes, and fun activities while getting to see the most famous historic district the city has to offer. Join us as we visit some of the best bars in the city and end the night at a club to finish an amazing night out. Met us inside the Bar at the start of the night!
Shaker Cocktail Club, learn how to make cocktails
Welcome to the Shaker Cocktail Club, You are just at two steps away from realizing your dream to become a master of Mixology! Throughout the 2-hour class, we will talk about mixology, only talk ? No, I will also teach you how to make two delicious cocktails, we will make them step by step together and you will be enjoying your creations! During this masterclass, everyone gets to use their own “bar station” stocked with all the equipment needed to create excellent cocktails - shakers, strainers, muddlers, jiggers, etc. meaning everyone will make their own cocktails at the same time! Using all the bartender’s material will not be a mystery anymore! ⇨ Instagram : @shakercocktailclub What’s included? - 2 hours of masterclass with a professional bartender - 2 delightful cocktails - All the ingredient and all the material/Person - A journey through the world of cocktails with the history of mixology and many anecdotes - All you have to know to create your own cocktails at home (the technics and some tips) Ready to join the Cocktail Club? Let's shake together!
NO DIET CLUB - Let's get thick in DAM !
NOT YOUR BASIC FOOD TOUR ! (All food is included) - By bike during the week - By walk during the week ends (too busy) and rainy days (safety first !) ⚠ Hygienic measures : group of 10 people maximum. Hydroalcoholic gel before and after each tasting After having a blast with our food tours in Paris and London we are thrilled to launch a third tour in the iconic Amsterdam, city of fun, bikes and canals . On the menu ? A beautiful ride around the canals and 4 hours of food porn/diversity. Ride and eat like a local ! Of course there will be a few classics but not only ! Some crispy bitterballen, fries and serious dips, a warm and gooey stroopwafel, the best apple taart in the city, bacon and sausages sandwichs, fried calamari or fish, cheese croissant and herring for the bravest ! - Bike rent : 12€ for the all day, we'll go rent them with you ! The bikes are new with 3 gears and good brakes ahah. Safety First ! (VEGETARIANS ARE WELCOME) (DRINKS OTHER THAN WATER ARE NOT INCLUDED) ▶ What this tour is about ✔ - Many tastings to share - Calories - A nice ride around the canals - What locals eat - Lots of fun - Funny/bad jokes - Pictures and souvenirs - Smiles - A list of serious recommendations in Amsterdam - New friends from all around the world ✌
Salonboat Canal Cruise with Cheese and Drinks
On our 60 min classic riverboat canal cruise you will explore the city, its famous landmarks, culture, and rich trading history whilst relaxing on our covered and heated saloon boat. During the cruise, our skipper will take you through many highlights our city has to offer. Like this, you will get to know how it is to be a real 'Amsterdammer'. The cruise will be done with a small group of people, so expect an interactive tour, with enough space for questions and any needed recommendations for your further stay in Amsterdam. What is included: -60 min. cruise on Amsterdam's canals; -live guide and local skipper; -relaxed and friendly experience with a small group of people (up to 40 guests); -Dutch cheese tasters and unlimited drinks. Other things to note: -Try to be present at the pick-up location 5 mins before the departure time -Cruises booked before 1st of July 2022 will last 75 minutes instead of 60 minutes. -When you arrive please wait at the dock opposite of the Anne Frank House -If you can't find the boat please reach us through our company telephone number.
Tip-Based Walking Tour of Amsterdam
Discover the fascinating history of the most liberal city in the world with the Nr 1. Best Rated Walking Tour in Amsterdam! On this unique tip-based tour * you will discover how freedom and tolerance shaped the city and its people throughout the ages. Your super-local guide will combine beautiful sightseeing with exciting storytelling and cover everything you need to know about Amsterdam in one tour: history, modern life, culture, art, fun facts, and personal stories for a unique insider’s perspective on life in Amsterdam. Be prepared to challenge all your preconceived ideas about this city because after this tour you will never look and think of Amsterdam the same way. “From the Red Light District to the evolution of Amsterdam as the global center of world trade in the 17th century, its transition from a republic to a monarchy, the tragedy of the Nazi occupation, and its enlightened and effective attitude to drug control, your guide will stitch these diverse items together with humorous personal anecdotes and insightful commentary. on the underlying social and cultural mores of the Dutch people”. *Tip-based walking tour means you can join this tour almost for free (you will only be charged the tourist tax & booking fees) after which you can tip your guide what you think the tour was worth!
Bill's Bike Tour - Top Rated and Safest Amsterdam Bike Tour
For the full 4 hour experience check airbnb.com/experiences/314651 Hi friends! Let me start by saying good job and well done. You found the top rated and safest bike tour in Amsterdam! During 2 hours of nonstop fun on a typical Dutch bike you will be fully immersed in the local Amsterdam biking culture. In this unique bike tour you will escape the crowded city center and explore Amsterdam through the eyes of your local hero Pim (Bill in English). Bill will show you the Amsterdam people from Amsterdam like (rather than what the big tour operators focus on). You will bike along a carefully selected route of pretty precincts, calm canals, neat neighborhoods, quiet quarters and daring drawbridges. We will make frequent stops and showcase house boats, leaning houses, repurposed industrial buildings, typical Amsterdam architecture and chocolate tasting. This once in a lifetime biking experience typically centers around what Bill looks for himself when he travels: a fun, light hearted, authentic experience with friends for a day, away from the tourist mayhem and the familiar tunes of the big tour operators. Instead, Bill tells original stories based on his personal experience living in Amsterdam. Biking along the hidden gems of Amsterdam, Bill reveals the secrets of Dutch liberalism and Amsterdam culture. Are you ready to meet the real Amsterdam? Hop on and join the ride!
Visit to the Dutch Countryside
Discover the real Netherlands in this amazing tour through Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, and Marken – the jewels of the Dutch countryside. Our bus will pick you up near Central Station in Amsterdam. The visit starts in Zaanse Schans, where you will be able to take pictures of typical Dutch windmills that are still in use today. Afterward, we will drive to the Waterland area, passing through the beautiful villages from this part of the country: Edam, Volendam, and Marken. In Edam, we will walk through historic sites like the square where the famous Cheese Market used to take place. Then, near Volendam, we will visit a cheese producer, where the cheese master will explain how they produce Gouda and Edam cheeses. In the clog factory, you will discover the secrets of this typical Dutch shoe. Then, travel back in time to the 17th century as we walk by cozy fishermen houses in Marken, the fishing harbor, and the protestant church. Join us for an unforgettable day visiting Edam, Volendam, Marken, and Zaanse Schans. Other things to note Please note there is not a private tour. The groups are more than 15/30 people. Busy days are even more. We will provide 2 guides (1 for English group and 1 for the Spanish group).
Spectacular Evening Canal Cruise
The romance & charm of the canals during the evening is a completely unique experience. As day turns to night, the canals become illuminated at every bridge, the soft mood lighting of the impressive canal houses reflect in the water, creating a magical cityscape like nowhere else in the world. Add this to the comfort of our exceptional quality boats, this is an experience not to be missed and is best enjoyed with a glass of wine in hand! As the original and top rated boating company to partner with Airbnb Experiences in Amsterdam, we are excited to present our evening illumination cruise of this enchanting city. With a focus on personal service, we strive to show our guests the best possible time in a refined but relaxed setting. Beginning in the Royal Streets of the canal district, we invite you aboard one of our handcrafted, classic electric canal cruisers to experience the evening atmosphere of Amsterdam by water. We stick to a small group of guests to ensure a spacious, premium experience and create the feeling of cruising on your own private boat. During the trip you are presented with a tasty Dutch cheese board, to match our high end open bar with a seasonal selection of local craft beers from various Amsterdam breweries, hand picked quality wines, soft drinks and juices.
Afternoon Organic Dutch Cheese Tasting
Slight change: Marcel, the cheese shop owner, will run the tastings for the next couple of months... He usually has help in the shop, but he might have to step away from time to time to tend to a customer... But don't worry, you'll have wne and cheese! (Plus, I always allowed time for the guests to chat amongst themselves, so the actual difference is very little). The rest is as in my original description below: Let me tell you the story of the Dutch via their cheese. Organic cheese that is. During my afternoon cheese tasting you'll sample six organic Dutch cheeses, accompanied by other organic nibbles, and organic wine or beer. And a little bonus at the end of homemade Amsterdam chocolate. The tasting takes place in a beautiful wine-and-cheese shop in the trendy and quiet Amsterdam Zuid district. It's just minutes from the touristy centre but with a much more peaceful vibe. The tasting is for 10 people max and we all sit around a communal table, giving it a relaxed and social atmosphere. I'll put Dutch cheese into its historic and cultural contexts and explain about the individual cheeses themselves. The tasting takes about 60 minutes, but the event runs longer as by the end people are usually chatting quite freely or asking me about local tips.