A new initiative has been launched to combat the negative effects of overtourism in Amsterdam, where visitor numbers are predicted to rise from the 19 million currently to almost 29 million within ten years.

Untourist Amsterdam aims to give visitors a way to contribute positively to the city by becoming “changemakers”, such as the chance to “Marry An Amsterdammer”, with an accompanying honeymoon spent exploring lesser-known spots in the city, “weed dating” with a local, walking an elderly person around a park or eating a city pigeon.

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