inside stories.

Wouldn’t it be nice if, before you even set foot in Amsterdam, The Hague, Paris or Antwerp, you could already count on your trusted local connections for the best insider tips?
With our blog, you’ll find all the local knowledge and travel wisdom of our YAYS Insiders, plus the occasional guest posts from travel Instagrammers, YAYS guests like you, and locals from our neighbourhoods.
All collected to feed your wonderlust before you even arrive.

For the Curious, Local Foods, things to do

Alex Florean

6 best Amsterdam restaurants

Don't know what to eat in Amsterdam? Don't worry, we've got your back!

Local Foods


Amsterdam chocolate city: the sweet side you do not expect

Could it take a YAYS Insider with a sweet tooth to take you on a discovery journey to the chocolatey side of Amsterdam? Read this fragrant Inside Story to get a taste of the Amsterdam you don't expect. Disclaimer: YAYS declines any responsibilities in case of cheating on your diet during your Amsterdam break!