Author(s): Thomas Fuchs
Amsterdam, sometimes called the 'biggest small town in the world', is a city with many different facets. It is the entertainment district of the Western world, a vibrant centre for international trade, and a venue for people and cultures from around the world to come together. Amsterdam is persistently traditional, and yet the city reinvents itself over and over again. You will find fine boutiques and avant-garde fashion trends, landmarked houses and houseboats that bob up and down on the canals, legendary music clubs and quaint pubs. In this discovery guide, Amsterdam insider Thomas Fuchs presents 111 exciting places that will delight visitors and surprise local residents. If you want to see how Amsterdam really ticks, this guidebook is for you.
Author Thomas Fuchs set much of his first novel in Amsterdam. Originally from Germany, Fuchs has developed strong ties with the Netherlands. He worked as a joke and gag writer for the beloved Dutch entertainer Rudi Carrell, and served as a correspondent for the former Dutch satire magazine, PIM (Politiek Incorrect Magazine). He recently wrote 111 German Beers That You Shouldn't Miss (in German).