Amsterdam Coffeeshops are closing ……

After doing many historical and coffee shop (ganja) walking tours here in Amsterdam, I have come in close personal contact with many of the owners of various businesses. Sweet entrepreneurial ladies, like Yuki of coffee shop Betty Too on the famous Reguliersdwaarstraat ( say that three times fast), or the brothers who own the illustrious coffee shop Eerste Hulp ( first aid), have become like friends when our guests have arrived for our walking tours. Their welcoming smiles and carefree attitudes have attracted guests to come back for more. However, the Amsterdam coffee shop community, and ultimately the tourist industry … Read more