In the sweet land of Amsterdam

In the sweet land of Amsterdam

Sugar is everywhere in Amsterdam, and it’s been like that for a long, long time. It was Amsterdam that led the sugar trade during the 16th century, and that was refining the white gold until the 19th century, when farmers here started producing sugar beets to reduce sugarcane import costs from the...

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Traveller Stories: Ian’s Birthday in Amsterdam

Traveller Stories: Ian’s Birthday in Amsterdam

Ian spent his birthday in Amsterdam (brilliant!), and decided to celebrate by joining our Amsterdam Food by Foot tour. Here’s his birthday story: Amsterdam Food by Foot… how good does that sound as a birthday treat for a middle-aged Australian? The day is cold and foggy, so very atmospheric as we wander...

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