And sometimes not.
In 2007 we visited Positano, on the Amalfi coast. Awhile back we were watching a television program with Andrea Bocelli and David Foster. And we kept saying that Positano looked different than we remembered. Until, that is, we figured out that the concert was filmed on Portofino, not Positano. That would be different. And now we’ve been to Portofino.
Part of our trip to Italy was a visit to the Cinque Terre, the 5 hill towns on the coast south of Genoa. Once upon a time the only way to get to the towns was by boat. Eventually came the train via a series of tunnels, and much later came road linkages. But a large part of the claim to fame of the towns is the fact that they are linked by walking trails.
Why are you afraid of towel racks? Perhaps you were frightened by one as a child? Do you leave your wet towels on the floor? Are you assuming that Mama will always be by to pick them up?
Amsterdam has all kinds of museums – I expect that you could do nothing but museums for day after day. Heck – the Rijksmuseum alone has 8000 artifacts – practically a lifetime of looking just there.