Your tips Get an I amsterdam City Card for lots of discounts if you are staying two or three days. Well worth it!
The only downside to the trip was that I was pickpocketed for the second time in ten years. If the pickpocket wants your money in Amsterdam he, or she, is going to get it.
Despite my efforts I was victimized, again, getting off the street car in front of the Rijskmuseum. My best advice is leave your wallet in your hotel safe, carry one credit card and a little cash around your neck and good luck.
My last trip in October was to act as guide for someone new to Amsterdam.
We visited museums and took a cruise and wandered around to soak up the flavor of Amsterdam for three days.
I found an antique clock in a wonderful little shop and even picked up Ukrainiann pemeni and pomadore.