It’s snowing in Amsterdam, and all the locals are excited because no one under 30 remembers this much snow. Tram service has been interrupted, but it’s a small price to pay for the pretty scenery. Besides, the city center is so compact it’s easy to walk to all points of interest.
Amsterdam’s Christmas trees are notoriously plain, even ugly – two years ago they ran out of lights, so half the tree was a pretty white/blue, the other just plain white. This year’s snow adds a lot of charm to the tree in Dam Square.
And for the first time ever, it may be too snowy to bike. But if you’re determined to do so, check out these tips.