By Gregoire Sinna; the free-spirited French native, yogi and surfer who, 10 years ago, made Amsterdam his home.
Edited by Holly Stark
While most areas of Amsterdam are effortlessly cool, social and free-spirited, some parts of the city are even better than others. From neighborhoods with a culturally engaged hipster appeal to canal walks with a chilled vibe, the capital of the Netherlands is full of hotspots and hidden gems to delve into. Wondering where to stay in Amsterdam? Check out my insider’s Amsterdam neighborhood guide with some of the best places to explore in the city; covering cool spots for nightlife, unique areas for families, the best streets for shopping and districts for museum lovers.