In the Amsterdam autumn, winter (and spring!), you need a café where you sink into a sofa and stare into a fire. You need a place to get warm. You need to listen to the sounds of crackling wood and smell that wonderful smell You need a Amsterdam café with a fireplace. To help you […]
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: [..]
Holidays in Amsterdam expensive? They don’t have to be. There’s lots of stuff to do in Amsterdam in December, free or cheap.
True: it’s difficult to find out the little gems only residents know about. To help you out What’s up with Amsterdam has composed a list of stuff to do in Amsterdam in December 2013.
Choosing your New Year Eve Amsterdam is best done with some anticipation because tickets for the best Amsterdam New Years Eve Parties sell out fast. Most of the New Years Eve parties in Amsterdam have a pre-sale, known as ‘early-bird’, when you can buy discounted tickets. In Holland, New Years Eve is celebrated heavily. In […]
From September 15 2012 until October 6, 2013, the Amsterdam Beurs van Berlage shows (almost) all Vincent van Gogh’s work in one exhibition, in chronological order. [...]
How do they celebrate Christmas in The Netherlands? In The Netherlands we celebrate Christmas during 2 days: December 25 is ‘First Christmas Day’ and December 26 is ‘Second Christmas Day’. Christmas Eve is called ‘Kerstavond’, but it is no celebrated heavily. Catholic or Protestant people might go to a Christmas mass. Christmas dinner is held […]
Here are 10 inexpensive, special cafés in the centre of Amsterdam where you can drop in for a coffee, juice, sandwich, cake and brownies any time of the day and be entertained. [...]
Christmas in Amsterdam in 2012 will be very special. This year, the Amsterdam Light Festival takes place for the first time. The historical centre along the river Amstel as well as the IJ-water behind Central Station will be illuminated by art installations and hundreds of Christmas lights. You don’t want to miss the Christmas Canal […]
Santa has arrived in Holland with his helpers the Black Petes and a boat full of presents to give to children. Santa in Holland is celebrated not for Christmas, but on December 5th. Bishop Saint Nicolas Nobody knows if Santa ever really existed. Fact is in the 8th century, people came up with the […]