Where to eat, what to see, where to bike to, where to shop and where to dance, drink & eat your Dutch apple pie […]
What to do a rainy day in Amsterdam? Are you tired of museums and coffee shops? A fun thing to do in Amsterdam is going to see a film at one of Amsterdam’s art house film cinemas. These film theatres are generally cheap and they are located at interesting venues. […]
Many people visiting Amsterdam are surprised to see there are not many homeless people in the streets.
Here are 10 most asked question about homeless people in Amsterdam. […]
In the Amsterdam autumn, winter (and spring!), you need a café where you sink into a sofa and stare into a fire.
Here are 5 Amsterdam cafés with fireplaces: (and 1 bonus!)
Take the ferry to Amsterdam North to NDSM, enjoy the wonderful sights along this 5-minute boat ride and walk to Pllek. Pllek is Amsterdam’s new ‘creative hang-out’ […]
Do you love chocolate? Amsterdam will fulfil your chocolate dreams.
In Amsterdam, there’s a wide variety of wonderfully delicious chocolate shops, there’s tasting sessions, you can go on chocolate consult and you can even make your own bar at one of Amsterdam’s chocolate workshops.
Beer from Amsterdam has a long history. Here are 10 facts about Dutch beer from Amsterdam.
1. In Amsterdam people drank beer like water […]
The first jazz musicians who arrived in Amsterdam were black American soldiers, jammin’ away with this strange music that no-one had ever heard before.
Here are 10 live jazz bars in Amsterdam […]
Amsterdam is a lovely city to visit. But just like any other famous city, you gotta be wary of those tourist traps: streets you should avoid, museums you shouldn’t visit, places you shouldn’t go.
Here is a Top 10 list of Amsterdam Tourist Traps:
Just West of Central Station Amsterdam lay three peaceful islands. These ‘Western Islands’ are wonderful for a beautiful 1,5-hour walk.
Follow these directions to walk around in this beautful area. […]
If you drive a bicycle in Amsterdam, you’ve probably been called some bad names in Dutch, without even knowing it.
If you are curious what Dutch swear words mean and how to swear in Dutch, you can check out this list of 10 Dutch swear words. […]
Top 10 inexpensive, special cafés in the centre of Amsterdam. […]
When summer arrives in Amsterdam and you’re tired of wandering along the canals and strolling in and around Amsterdam museums, it’s best to find a nice terrace to hangout for a couple of hours, to spend the afternoon on a terrace in the sunshine, chilling, drinking. A friendly and sunny place, just enjoy summertime in […]
Here’s a list of 5 Amsterdam Things To Do in April.
1. Day trip to visit tulip gardens of Keukenhof in Lisse […]
Club Roest (‘rust’ in Dutch) Amsterdam is a new bar and city beach on Oostenburg, one of three so called Eastern Islands that held industrial shipyards, steamboat harbours and steam engine factories more than a century ago. Roest captures the industrial feel of the former function. Its large outside terrace with laid back atmosphere, the […]
Collecting is in the heart of Dutch people. In the 16th and 17th century the Dutch bourgeoisie was famous all over the world for their collector’s cabinets.
Collecting was done for showing off and later, for collecting. Collections grew and grew until they became entire museums.
Here’s 5 weird museums in Amsterdam:
Amsterdam is the city of canals and the city of bridges. From old bridges to modern bridges in Amsterdam, here are 10 facts about Amsterdam bridges. [..]
The Amsterdam botanical garden, Hortus Botanicus, is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. Enjoy live jazz music on their lovely outdoor terrace, go see the giant water lily and step in the tropical green house […]
Until 16 September 2014 the Amsterdam City Archives put on display the work of famous Amsterdam street photographer Ed van der Elsken. His photos of Amsterdam in the fifties and sixties capture a moment in a very special time… […]
Expressions in Dutch reflect the Dutch ‘qualities’ of sobriety. The best way to understand Dutch culture is by learning some of its favourite proverbs.
Here are 10 well known Dutch expressions.
Bezoek en vis blijven 3 dagen fris – Visitors and fish stay fresh for 3 days. Hospitality is not really a famous Dutch trait. […]