Headed to Holland? Check out the advice, stories and tips I can offer thanks to my many visits there, which have been concentrated in the city of Amsterdam — and, largely, smoking Marijuana there.

How Expensive is Amsterdam?

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Although a trip to the Netherlands isn’t going to set you back as much as travel to Switzerland or Norway, certain aspects of travel in Amsterdam are expensive, even by European standards.

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Greenhouse Coffee Shop, Amsterdam

Amsterdam for Non-Smokers

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Just as you don’t need to hire a hooker to enjoy the city’s sleazy Red Light District, you can have the time of your life in Amsterdam without inhaling a single puff of weed smoke — first-hand, anyway.

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The 411 on Amsterdam’s “Coffee Shops”

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There’s a reason that Amsterdam has become clich√© as a destination for travelers craving elevated experiences abroad. And I’ll give you a hint: It ain’t the java.

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