When you live abroad, once every while you will be confronted by people who are going to visit your home country, or home town, and want some tips. It happened to me a couple of times, now. Therefore, as a one-off (and because next time I can just send the link to this blog-post): my tourist tips for Amsterdam. If you do not agree, or have something to add, feel free!
Neighbourhoods and parks
The Vondelpark, Amsterdams biggest park. Full of life, especially when the weather is nice, and in the summer season, there’s a free program in the open air theater.
Jordaan – a bit touristy, like the Marais, but still typical for Amsterdam.
De Pijp – very multicultural, nice small places to eat and drink, not very touristy