Do you have any friends or relatives who are obsessed with the capital city of the Netherlands? Then, you ought to buy something outstanding for them while returning from your Amsterdam city tours. There are multiple things that you may consider in this case such as perfumes, books, designer products, sweets, etc. The best part is that most of these items are available all year round. Of course, most people are likely to get overwhelmed with the collection of authentic Dutch things you get to purchase here. If you are facing such a dilemma when it comes to purchasing Dutch gifts for your loved ones, you may refer to the outstanding gift options are listed below.
A Book That Gives the Reader an Insight into the Dutch Lifestyle
This is one of the perfect choices if you are purchasing gifts for a creative thinker or a bookworm. Note that ‘The Evenings’ penned by Gerard Reve will be an incredible option that you may consider in this case. This is the debut novel of the author and he narrates the story of a 23-year old Dutch who explores the city during the night in the winter season leading up to the spectacular New Year’s Eve in this book. Of course, the book is written in Dutch, but the print media giant Pushkin press recently released the English version of this sardonic masterpiece.
Ajax Football Club Souvenirs
If you are planning to purchase gifts for a committed sports lover, any of the Ajax football club souvenirs will be just perfect. It is to be noted that Ajax is a premier and most popular football club in Amsterdam. Plus, it holds the tag of the most successful football clubs in the Netherlands. The logo of this club is Ancient Greek hero, Ajax, as the name indicates. If you check out the official website of the football club, you can find a range of branded products with this logo. The red scarf of the club is one of the most popular options.
Go to Tony’s Chocolonely and Get a Personalized Candy Bar for your Loved One
Tony’s chocolonely is one of the most popular candy bars in Amsterdam. Do you know that this candy shop is reputed as the only candy bar in the world that is slave-free? The company was launched by a Dutch investigative journalist named Teun van de Keuken as a step to alleviate or address the employee exploitation issue in the chocolate production industry. You can find candy bars of multiple flavors at Tony’s chocolonely and you can customize the wrappers using different messages or photographs as per your likes.