Karina Hof
Karina Hof is a freelance journalist based in Amsterdam. She writes and edits content about culture and coffee.
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10 Best Amsterdam Cannabis Coffeeshops to Visit

Amsterdam has one cannabis coffeeshop for every 4,907 residents—but these 10 stand out as the best ones to experience next time you're in the Netherlands.

The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops

The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops is a series of conversations with Amsterdam locals and visitors about life, cannabis, and everything in between.

‘Preservation Is Our Duty’: An Interview With Cannabis Giant Sensi Seeds

World-roving seed seeker and cannabis curiosa collector Ben Dronkers founded Sensi Seeds in 1985. Find out what the future holds for this Amsterdam company.

Inside Amsterdam’s Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum

From 17th-century artwork to an exhibition of "Women of Cannabis," discover what goes on at Amsterdam's famous hemp museum.

The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops #3: Josse

In the third installment of The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops, Josse talks poetry, Kerouac, and his tattoo of an Amsterdam zoo's mascot.

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Inside Amsterdam’s Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum

From 17th-century artwork to an exhibition of "Women of Cannabis," discover what goes on at Amsterdam's famous hemp museum.

‘Preservation Is Our Duty’: An Interview With Cannabis Giant Sensi Seeds

World-roving seed seeker and cannabis curiosa collector Ben Dronkers founded Sensi Seeds in 1985. Find out what the future holds for this Amsterdam company.

Meet Amsterdam’s Coffeeshop Patrons (#10): Ype

In our tenth installment, Ype shares his social involvement in Amsterdam, positive changes at the local community center, and smoking among friends.

Meet Amsterdam’s Coffeeshop Patrons (#9): Florence

In our ninth installment, Florence discusses societal differences in alcohol and cannabis, childhood memories, and creative carpentry.

The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops #8: Bianca

In our eighth Amsterdam coffeeshop profile, Bianca talks farmer's market finds and hematology while digging into a space cake for the very first time.

The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops #7: Mark

In our seventh Amsterdam coffeeshop profile, Mark shares how the decision to buy a ’78 Volkswagen camper van was the best highdea he ever had.

The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops #6: Pape Dioum

In our sixth Amsterdam coffeeshop profile, Pape Dioum shares stories of his years spent as a musician meeting celebrities around the world.

The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops #5: Adrien

In our fifth Amsterdam coffeeshop profile, Adrien shares why he and his tablemates came from France to Amsterdam to make a video.

The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops #4: Chris

In our fourth Amsterdam coffeeshop profile, Chris tells us how she sold her business, home, and vehicle, and bought a one-way ticket from Oregon to Italy.

The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops #3: Josse

In the third installment of The People You Meet in Amsterdam Coffeeshops, Josse talks poetry, Kerouac, and his tattoo of an Amsterdam zoo's mascot.

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