International Storytelling Festival Amsterdam

The 7th edition of the International Storytelling Festival in Amsterdam is starting tomorrow, November 1st. During this festival there will be performances on many different locations throughout the city of Amsterdam. The story tellers come of different backgrounds and countries. The stories are told in Dutch or in English. But there are also lots of…
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Affordable Rentals in Amsterdam: One22 – Living across Vondelpark

How about living across the entrance of the Vondelpark, in a newly built apartment complex? A total of 23 apartments – 70 square meters each – are being built as we speak. At the end of 2015 the One22 complex, situated at Amstelveenseweg 122, will be finished. There will be parking facilities for cars, bikes…
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Weekend Tip: Halloween Parade

This weekend Halloween is celebrated around the world. In the Netherlands it is far from the big deal it is in the USA. But still each year some Halloween-festivities pop up in the city of Amsterdam. When you’re in the city on the evening of November 1st you can’t miss the Halloween Parade. You can…
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Affordable Art Fair @ Kromhouthal Amsterdam

This weekend the Affordable Art Fair will be held for the 9th time in Amsterdam. This fair is all about presenting art in all forms to the public. The main objective is that the art will be affordable for most people, so you can actually buy something to take home instead of just fantasizing about…
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Kattencafé Kopjes – The first Amsterdam Cat Cafe Will Open Soon in de Baarsjes

UPDATE: click here for a new post on the opening of ‘Kattencafé Kopjes’. Cats are slowly taking over the world! First they mastered the online domain, and now they have moved on to reality: they are being displayed in cat cafes, where they are waiting for you to cuddle and cherish them. After taking over…
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Coolest Amsterdam Maps

Visiting or living in the city, but don’t know your way around? Get one of the following Amsterdam maps! Crumble Map This indestructable city map should be able to help you out! Only for 11 euro at cadeau.nl Railway City Map And need something fancy schmancy for public transport? Then get this beauty! For 10…
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‘Kachelsessies’ with singer-songwriters @ Amsterdam Roest

Amsterdam Roest continues to offer a podium for the lesser known singer-songwriters. During the summer the musicians played outside, but since it is getting colder they moved the performances inside. This is why they are called ‘Kachelsessies’: music played next to the warm fireplace, for you to listen to. Entrance is free, but do order…
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Dylan Thomas Festival @ Badhuistheater

Dylan Thomas was a Welsh poet and writer whose work has been an inspiration to famous singers like Bob Dylan & John Lennon. This year it’s 100 years ago that Dylan Thomas was born. So this Sunday and Monday the work of Dylan Thomas is celebrated with a small festival at the Badhuistheater. During this festival…
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Early Birdtickets for 10 euro @ Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ

Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ offers a lot of different performances for anyone who loves music. The concerts range from jazz to pop music to classical music. Last week one of our followers pointed us to this great offer: Early Birdtickets for 10 euro per person for anyone between 13 and 30 years old! For all…
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6 Great Outdoor Activities at Night During ‘Nacht van de Nacht’ on October 25th

Each year during the last weekend of October the event ‘Nacht van de Nacht‘ (roughly translated: Night of the Night) is being held with activities through the whole country. The objective is to raise awareness for the effects of light (streetlights, lights of buildings, highways, factories etc.) on nature. This event is organized by the…
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