Eco-Friendly Amsterdam

Eco-friendly Amsterdam: De Ceuvel

Want to take a trip to eco-friendly Amsterdam? Find an eco-friendly hotel, transport, hangout and biological markets in Amsterdam. […]

Asian art at Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

From october 17 to January 17 2016, the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum presents a collection of Asian art, brought home by Dutch sailors during the Amsterdam Golden Age, the 17th century. […]

Amsterdam in winter

Prinsengracht Amsterdam

On a holiday to Amsterdam in winter, it’s important to find activities in Amsterdam that can warm you. Here are some ideas what to do in Amsterdam in winter: [..]

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10 famous Dutch people

Rutger Hauer in Blade Runner.

The Netherlands is a very small country and so there are not many famous Dutch people whose fame has made it across the borders of the little frog country. […]

10 Things to do in Autumn

Dutch oliebol street stand

The brightness of summer makes way for the warm and cosy reds and browns. What to do in Amsterdam during an autumn holiday to Amsterdam?

Cafés with fireplaces

Pllek at NDSM

In the Amsterdam autumn, winter (and spring!), you need a café where you sink into a sofa and stare into a fire. […]

Review of Anne Frank play

Anne Frank falls in love

‘We find out Anne now has her period, that she finds out what it feels like to be kissed and that she hears that her girlfriends are murdered by the nazis, but there is no sign of the emotional transformation we would expect as a consequence.’ […]

De Pijp

De Pijp Amsterdam

The neighbourhood De Pijp Amsterdam, centered around the Albert Cuyp daily market, is bustling with people, bikes, terraces, restaurants and bars and has some stunning architecture from The Amsterdam School. […]

Renting a private boat

King's Day boat rental

Cruise the 17th century Amsterdam canal belt in your own rented boat and bring your own food, drinks and friends. […]

What’s on Twitter

Get your skates on! Spectacular winter ice rink opens Saturday next to @Iamsterdam sign on Museumplein #Amsterdam

Bridges in Amsterdam

Bridges in Amsterdam

Amsterdam counts 2500 bridges. In the city centre, there are around 500 bridges, more than any other city in the world. […]

A week in Amsterdam

Things to do in Amsterdam on Sunday

A list of things to do in Amsterdam for every day of the week: where to eat, villages to bike to, areas to shop, bars to listen to music to, clubs to dance and places to have dinner, lunch and your favourite Dutch apple pie! […]

Homeless in Amsterdam

Homeless in Amsterdam

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. […]

Maritime Museum

maritime musem in amsterdam

Dark hallways lead you along dimly lit rooms with mysterious sea maps, compasses, silver and porcelain from seafaring era. […]

Shopping for chocolate

Chocolate shop in Amsterdam

A wide variety of wonderfully delicious chocolate shops and make your own bonbons […]

Christmas in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Lights Festival Christmas in Amsterdam

There is a lot of things to do in Amsterdam for Christmas. There are Christmas markets with locally produced food and non-food products, you can go ice skating and try some of the seasonal Dutch treats. Just walk around and be amazed by the spectacular artworks in the Amsterdam streets and canals of Amsterdam Light Festival […]

Santa in Holland


The American Santa Claus is based on the Dutch Santa: Sinterklaas, a legendary bishop who performed miracles.

Red light district

Prostitution in Amsterdam

The Amsterdam council wants to crack down on illegal prostitution and human trafficking for women working in the red light district and is turning off many of the red lights. […]

10 Facts about Dutch beer

Beer kettle

Beer from Amsterdam has a long history. Here are 10 facts about Dutch beer from Amsterdam. […]

Live jazz bars

Free stuff to do in Amsterdam: jazz concerts

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. […]

Top 10 Tourist Traps


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. […]

Western Islands walk

Western islands Amsterdam

Just West of Central Station Amsterdam lay three peaceful islands. These ‘Western Islands’ are wonderful for a beautiful 1,5-hour walk. […]

How to swear in Dutch

Against Dutch swearing

Eikel, lul, klootzak, muts, doos, kuttekop, kutwijf […]

Fast Food Febo

Amsterdam fast food

Dutch fast food chain Febo sells fast food in a unique way: it keeps its products warm in small compartments of a vending machine.[…]

10 Hidden gems to have a drink

Hollandsche Manege

Top 10 inexpensive, special cafés in the centre of Amsterdam. […]



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