Yes, I know. I like Amsterdam. There is a Leonidas shop to buy chocolates. There are children play areas in transit lounge - accessible even to the econ class passengers. Schipol business class lounge ticket is not that expensive. One could avoid the crowds of Heathrow, or the long long corridors of Frankfurt, [I wont even mention the French here], or the discrimination of the brown people by the Arabs; by going to Holland, one may feel the gentle hospitality of the Suranimi-dutch (or the indonesian-dutch) who work in the airport. One could buy Gouda cheeses of various regions within the Netherlands. And, finally there is my old uncle who likes Genever (also written as Jenever) that is only available in Holland. It is a Gin with cumin flavor, sort of like The "RASAM" of distilled liquor. One could actually add a sprig of coriander on a cocktail made of Genever, and tonic water. You know, this post could actually go into that "Never Mind" thread. If you had never been in Schipol, go and try it. After all, it would be just one of your next one hundred trips to India.