Amsterdam city guide: where to shop, eat, stay and more

It could be said that Amsterdam holds the key to idyllic laid-back living. From minimalist coffee hangouts to hip boutiques, grand canal houses to some of the world’s greatest artworks, the city is an endless treasure trove of secrets and it’s the perfect size for a weekend break – much to explore but not overwhelming. Amsterdam always has its loyal visitors running (or peddling) back …

My city: London

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best-kept secrets. From their recommended cheap eats to their go-to coffee spot, there are plenty of hints and tips on how to stay like a local. For our London instalment, we pick the brains of our former Managing Editor, …