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Amsterdam Coffee Shops: Should you visit?

Amsterdam Coffee Shops: Should you visit?

Amsterdam has its fair share of tourist attractions, the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh museum, canals, Anne Frank’s House, the Red Light District and of course, coffee shops. I bet you are asking why coffee shops are tourist attractions, for the simple reason that they sell marijuana. Yes, you can go into a coffee shop and buy marijuana over the counter. But should you visit?more ...

Shopping in Amsterdam: Typical and Unique Souvenirs

Shopping in Amsterdam: Typical and Unique Souvenirs

Are you looking for the perfect souvenir or gift from Amsterdam? From typical Dutch souvenirs such as wooden clogs, tulips or Gouda cheese to stylish clothes and accessories you’ll find it all in Amsterdam. Here are a few ideas to help you find that perfect memento of your visit to Amsterdam. more ...

Keukenhof Gardens in Bloom for 2014

Keukenhof Gardens in Bloom for 2014

With the long awaited arrival of spring almost here it’s time to visit the magical gardens of Keukenhof. Located a mere 20km from Amsterdam, Keukenhof (Dutch for the kitchen garden) is an enormous 32Ha park containing over 7 million flowers.more ...

Christmas in Amsterdam 2013

Christmas in Amsterdam 2013

Christmas in Amsterdam is a special time of year; the squares are taken over by Christmas markets, the air is filled with the aroma of gluhwein and poffertjes, children get excited about the arrival of Sinterklaas, the streets are lit up by thousands of twinkling lights. It is a magic time and here is some of what you can expect during a Christmas in Amsterdam. more ...

Amsterdam’s Canals: The History

Amsterdam’s Canals: The History

Amsterdam has no less and no more than 100km of canals. The three main canals in Amsterdam are the Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. However, there are other equally impressive lesser known canals, like the Brouwersgracht where we will start our tour or the Singel, which once surrounded the city and is an essential part of Amsterdam’s canal system.more ...

Apartment of the week in Amsterdam: The River Apartment

Apartment of the week in Amsterdam: The River Apartment

The River Apartment is a spectacular three story apartment located along the Amstel River right alongside the famous Amsterdam landmark the Magere Brug, Skinny Bridge, a picturesque wooden pedestrian drawbridge built in 1670. The River apartment boasts exceptional views of the bridge from all three floors, an open plan kitchen complete with a kitchen island, a comfortable sitting room and two double bedrooms one with the designer en-suite bathroom.more ...

5 Days Off, Five nights of Electronic music in Amsterdam

5 Days Off, Five nights of Electronic music in Amsterdam

Every year at the beginning of March, the Amsterdam nightlife fills with clubbers, electronic beats and musicians from all over the world. Why? The 5 Days Off electronic music festival whose reputation has spread world wide. In 2013 the festival will take place from the 6th to 10th of March.more ...

Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, a World of Colour

Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, a World of Colour

Born in Groot-Zundert in 1853, Vincent Van Gogh was an artist who never received recognition for his work whilst he was alive, in fact it is said he only managed to sell one of his paintings. Today his paintings are universally admired and his thick energetic brush strokes attract more than 1.5 million visitors to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam every year.more ...

Halloween 2012 in Amsterdam

Halloween 2012 in Amsterdam

We’ve already written about Halloween celebrations in Paris, New York, Madrid, London and Barcelona, so let’s not leave Amsterdam out! Although Halloween in Amsterdam has only recently begun to be celebrated, it’s really taking off. In the last few years, more and more different places have participated in Halloween activities, which, naturally, has lead to some fun and frightening festivities. more ...

The Heineken Experience in Amsterdam

The Heineken Experience in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, the cradle of Heineken… The Heineken Experience is a space which is dedicated entirely to this prestigious beer brand. It's not exactly a museum, but more of a total interactive experience.more ...

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