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The Dutch are extremely friendly and helpful. In my experience they are excited to help and show you how to enjoy their culture. It doesn’t hurt that a lot of people speak English, too. Many tourists who visit are there for the same reason you are, and I’ve always found it easy to strike up a conversation or share a joint with strangers at a coffeeshop.

Visit Barney’s for its friendly, smart staff and Cannabis Cup-winning strains. While there, enjoy some food—Barney’s is one place where you can actually sit down and enjoy a proper meal while you smoke. Keep in mind, all Barney’s locations get busy and tables go quick.

Domestic varieties are more common.

If you’re a pot connoisseur like me, understand that the Dutch have their own standards that differ from the North American cannabis industry. Their cannabis is still good and what they are telling you isn’t necessarily wrong—it’s just a different perspective.

A fter a vacation through the south of Spain, I found myself in Amsterdam with a few days to kill before going home. With nothing but time and a strong affinity for cannabis, what better place for a pot connoisseur like myself to end up?

So, here are a few tips for exploring coffeeshops throughout the city.

Monday 16 August

Tuesday 3 August

Delta-8-THC And Its Properties

Thursday 19 August

Have a look at some of the best cannabis strains Amsterdam has to offer.

Tuesday 24 August

With constant access to coffeeshop-tier weed, Dutch cultivators have impeccable taste. Discover the five most popular strains to grow in the country.

No surprises here! The Netherlands has a close relationship with Amnesia Haze. After original Haze genetics entered the country decades ago, breeders worked their magic and created Amnesia Haze within Dutch borders. Popular in coffeeshops across Amsterdam, Dutch growers also have a soft spot for this powerful sativa hybrid. She packs a hefty THC value of 22% and provides delicious earthy and citrusy terpenes. Her energetic high shifts motivation up a gear and leaves users looking for something to accomplish. Medium levels of CBD help level out the high and prevent things from becoming overwhelming.


The Netherlands holds the title of cannabis capital of Europe. Travellers from all over the world make the pilgrimage to sample the fine coffeeshop establishments of Amsterdam and elsewhere. Growers in the country are spoiled for choice when it comes to cannabis consumption, but which strains do they most enjoy cultivating? After distributing much of our genetic archive to the country, we’ve discovered the five most popular strains among growers in the Netherlands.

Amnesia Haze provides a significant yield both indoors and outdoors. Indoor specimens grow to between 80–140cm tall and produce 650–700g/m² after a flowering time of 10–11 weeks. Outdoor plants surge to a towering height of 210cm and produce a rewarding yield of up to 700g/plant. Prepare to harvest these tree-like plants in late October.