Weekend Tip: Foodtruck Festival ‘Amsterdam Kookt’ @ NDSM Werf

If you have never been at the NDSM werf, there is a very good reason to check it out now, since the foodtruck festival ‘Amsterdam Kookt’ has kicked off in this area – yesterday. There will be tons of foodtrucks and a lot of live music. Think of Rollende Keukens, but without the mud &…
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After Gay Day: Clean the Canals from Plastic Waste with Plastic Whale

Plastic Whale is the first professional plastic fishing company in the world. Their goal: to make the world’s waters plastic free by creating value from plastic waste. They have built a design boat out of more than 10.000 recycled plastic bottles, that they fished out of the Amsterdam canals. They are currently building new boats…
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Stay at this Romantic Little Houseboat along the Amstel

Looking for a cute and romantic place to stay in the Amsterdam area? Then this is it! You can stay with a maximum of 2 people on this little houseboat. It is located on the Amstel river in the beautiful area of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, just south of Amsterdam. Reading this you might think…
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Amsterdam Foodtruck ‘Festival’ Will Last Two Years

Since the end of June the city of Amsterdam has started a two year lasting pilot with foodtrucks troughout the city. After careful selection, 50 foodtrucks (out of 100 applicants) may sell their products at several locations in the city: the most innovative, green trucks were chosen to participate in this pilot. This means good…
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FREE City Guide of Amsterdam

Getting around in the centre of Amsterdam can be quite a challenge: it’s crowded and there are lots of lovely, but narrow streets. For people with a disability this can be even more challenging than most of us. Veroniek Maat of Accessible Travel created a great city guide, with 5 walks in the centre, for…
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FREE Photo Exhibition @ Sarphatipark: Do Dog Owners Look Like Their Dogs or Do They Start Looking Like Them?

Dogs and their owners can be intruiging couples: they seem to look a lot like each other. But how does this happen? Dutch photographer Metje Blaak, (in)famous from her career as a prostitute, investigates this wonderful but strange connection between dogs & their humans. Her photos can be seen on big billboards in the Sarphatipark….
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FREE App: Amsterdam Without a Penny

Our collegues of @freeamsterdam focus on the same question we focus on every single day: What to do in Amsterdam today? The team of @freeamsterdam has a good eye for finding cool events in Amsterdam that are absolutely for free. Normally they tweet & facebook about them, but from now on, you can stay up…
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Shop for Cool Miffy Stuff @ the Nijntje Art Parade Webshop

The Nijntje Art Parade we wrote about earlier is still going on. Maybe you’ve seen the Miffy statues around Amsterdam, Utrecht or Schiphol already and you would love a Miffy of your own? Almost all statues can be bought in smaller versions at the Nijntje Art Parade Webshop. They are available in the following sizes:…
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Free Outdoor Cinema @ Het Ketelhuis

This summer there’s another edition of the outdoor cinema evenings at the Ketelhuis. Each Saturday evening until the end of August they will show a movie outside their cinema. The movies start around 21:30. Entrance is free, so make sure you’re in time to reserve your seat. Here’s the schedule: Saturday July 25th: Carnage (Roman Polanski,…
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Art Square Amsterdam ~ Free Temporary Museum @ Museumplein

Several times per year the Museumplein in Amsterdam is turned into a temporary museum. This month the 4th edition will be held of Art Square Amsterdam, this time in celebration of the work by the famous painter Vincent van Gogh (he died 125 years ago). The bronze statue of Vincent van Gogh that is on permanent display…
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