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On the Roof Filmfestival

Each year, during the first week of September the ‘On the Roof Filmfestival’ is being held on the roof of the main building of the Free University (Vrije Universiteit) in Amsterdam. This year the roof will be open each night from Monday 1st September until Friday 5th September and the talks and movies will be…
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The 5 Coolest Airbnb Spots To Stay At In The Netherlands

Camp on a Lake Sleep in a tent on a Amsteram lake. Prices begin at 75 euro a night. Sleep in a Mill How about enjoying a night in an original windmill in Amsterdam? Can it get any more Dutch? Starts at 110 euro a night. Sailing Tower Be the king of your own sailling…
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Open Days @ The Rowing Center ‘Berlagebrug’

Feel inspired by the athletes competing at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam this week? Or maybe you’ve seen the rowers gliding over the water of the Amstel and always wanted to do that too. Well, here’s your chance at the open day of the rowing center at the Amstel: ‘Roeicentrum Berlagebrug‘. When you’ve enjoyed yourself…
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Out of Town: Guided Tour Monnickendam

Monnickendam is one of the many great towns to visit just north of Amsterdam. It actually is a little city, it recieved city rights in 1355. At that time and the following years Monnickendam was an important port at the then called ‘Zuiderzee’. Nowadays it’s a small fishing village at the ‘IJsselmeer’. But still there’s…
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Fashion Days Amsterdam

Twice a year the Fashion Days are being held at the World Fashion Centre. Normally only accessible to shop owners, the WFC opens its doors to have the biggest sample sale of the year. Looking for the latest Gucci, Prada or Dolce & Gabbana without spending one months rent on it? Then check out this…
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Out Of Town: Collecting Oysters @ Texel

How about fetching your own meal for once? Catch your food with bare hands, whilst getting some fresh breeze of air? Join the ‘Tesselse Oesterman’ on his hunting & gathering adventures. Find your own oysters & shellfish and ravish them with some fine bubbles. Could you find any better excuse to visit one of the…
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Housing in Amsterdam: Rentals for Acceptable Prices

Temporary Stay Amsterdam2Stay Are you staying in Amsterdam for a short period of time, or are you in between houses? Then check out Amsterdam2Stay. For a maximum of 6 months you can rent a studio for a very, very reasonable price (609,58 a month). Studios are located in Zuid (Buitenveldert). Casa 400 Live next to…
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Out of Town: Hotel Sonnevanck

Want to spend a couple of days at the Dutch coast at a nice and cozy, but affordable place? Than Hotel Sonnevanck in Wijk aan Zee is a great choice! The hotel is located just of the beach in the old fishers village of Wijk aan Zee. Which a lovely village to spend a few…
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World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam

This year the worlds top athletes of rowing will come to Amsterdam for the World Rowing Championships at the ‘Bosbaan’. The Bosbaan was built in 1936 and is the oldest artificial rowing course of the world. In 2001 adjustments were made meet the standards for big competitions like this summers event. From only 10 euro…
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10 Sort Of Truths About The Dutch

Welcome to the Netherlands! Welcome to Amsterdam! So, you’ve come to Amsterdam and you’ve got us figured out already: We are a group of crazy, money-grubbing, baby-killing druggies, who used to rule the world on boats, a looooong, long time ago. Oh well, we thought we ruled the world on boats. Minor detail. But is…
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