Destination of the Month (January 2017): AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

Starting off the new year, we’re happy to announce our next Destination of the Month! This time we’re jumping across the water and will be featuring the beautiful city of Amsterdam throughout our various posts this month! If you’ve never had a chance to visit this amazing city, feel free to read along and enjoy it with us! Or, if you have already been here, feel free to read along anyway, and maybe you’ll find some things that you may have missed!

A Brief History

  • Claimed as early as the 10th century
  • Population: approximately 847,176 people in the city limits
  • Known for: Commercial capital of the Netherlands, as well as one of the top financial centers in Europe; also contains the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, which is the oldest stock exchange in the world

 

We hope that you enjoy this month’s featured destination!

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