What Is Gouda?

A wheel of Dutch cheese

Gouda is one of those terms that is used quite a lot, but not properly understood.

The Edam Cheese Market

A bridge in Edam

The Edam cheese market is a very touristy affair indeed. The town is actually very close to Amsterdam…

The Amsterdam Cheese Map

A google map with five great Amsterdam cheese shops in Amsterdam

This map highlights five great local cheese shops in Amsterdam. It won’t be the end of the world if you stumble into a tourist cheese shop. But at the same time, with this local info they’re also easy to avoid.

The Alkmaar Cheese Market

The Alkmaar cheese market

The Alkmaar Cheese Market is quite famous. However, you should know that it is a re-enactment of an old market. It’s quite hokey.

The Amsterdam Picnic Experience

Cheese Picnic In Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Cheese Picnic: A How-To Guide One of our cheese picnics Perhaps a picnic evokes old memories of cheap family outings. In Amsterdam, it’s normal to bring a picnic to one of its lovely parks and it’s usually done in a casual way: Friends sharing a bottle of wine or beers on a pleasant […]