Hoping to dispel many of the bad traits that coffee shops in Amsterdam are pigeonholed into being associated with, this article discusses the top five cafes that travelers should visit while in the Netherlands capital.
Okay, so there are plenty of stereotypes about Amsterdam's infamous coffeeshop culture: there are hippies everywhere, they're practically giving product away on the street, everyone carries around paraphernalia in their backpacks. But after very careful inspection, research, more research, misplaced research and more inspections, we can definitively say that most of it isn't really true.
What we can say, however, is that we were able to find five amazing coffeeshops in Amsterdam to chill out and while away the day in with some of the friendliest and most laid-back Amsterdammers and travelers around.
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