World Cinema Amsterdam @ De Balie

World Cinema Amsterdam is an annual movie festival celebrating the best independently produced movies from Latin-America, Asia and Africa. The event started already with outdoor screenings at the Vondelpark and other activities. But De Balie will start this Wednesday August 19th with their part of the festival. From Wednesday till Sunday you can watch some great…
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Gelato Festival Amsterdam: Taste & Vote for the Best Icecream!

The Gelato Festival Amsterdam is part of a European tournament for the best icecream of Europe. On each stop 8 icecream makers will compete for the title of ‘Best Ice Cream Maker’. The winner of each stage of the Gelato Festival tour will be invited for the European final in Florence scheduled to run in October.The…
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Rent a Canoe @ the Amsterdamse Bos

The weather is getting better and nature is finally showing its spring green colors and flowers. The Amsterdamse Bos is a great place to go, relax and enjoy a warm spring day. Why not rent a canoe and make tour along the waters of the Amsterdamse Bos. It is great way to explore the forest,…
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7 Tips for Concerts under 15 euro in Amsterdam this May

Are you a music lover and looking for a nice, but affordable night out? There are plenty of concerts available for 15 euro or less around Amsterdam. Tickets can be bought online through the links provided.  Here are some tips for concerts under 15 euro in Amsterdam for this month May to choose from. There are…
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Weekend Tip: Boat Tour on Historic Ice Breaker for just 7.50 Euro

Today is a great day to enjoy the sun, while ‘sailing’ the Dutch waters! The Scheepvaartmuseum is offering boat tours on the historic ice breaker Christiaan Brunings (built in 1900). Join this one-hour tour along the IJ and the harbour of Amsterdam! Boat Tour with Ice Breaker Christiaan BruningsWhere: ScheepvaartmuseumWhen: Sat 18 april 12.00 &…
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Get Your Patat Delivered at Home

One of the great perks of living in the Netherlands, is the great Dutch cuisine! There is no other country – besides Belgium – where you can get great fries (patat) & kroketten on every corner. Unfortunately is it not a tradition to bring this excellent food to your home (for reasons we do not…
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Blooming Tea: Great Flowers in your Tea Pot!

Have you ever heard of blooming tea? These amazing handmade creations from China are a great way to cheer up your tea pot 😉 – and – your day. The blooming tea are small balls, made by hand, containing tea leafs & dried flowers. How it’s made.Want to get some of your own? You can…
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Visit the Lambs on a Horse-Drawn Carriage @ the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen

The Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen are located along the Dutch coast, only 30 minutes away by car from Amsterdam. It is a great place for walking, you can find some nice walking routes here. But there are also lots of fun activities around here. One of these activities will be held on each Wednesday in March and April…
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Amsterdam Underground: Alternative Red Light District Tour

Want to see the Red Light District from a whole different perspective? Then join the Amsterdam Underground Tour! This tour is organised by the Regenboog, a NGO looking after vulnerable people in the city of Amsterdam. They host a daily tour, given by (former) homeless people in the city centre. If you always wanted to…
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DWDD Pop Up Museum Amsterdam

‘De Wereld Draait Door’ (DWDD in short) is a popular daily talkshow on Dutch television. Lot’s of well known Dutch have been on this show. The talkshow covers many subjects and one of them is art. This time they will let 10 famous Dutch men & women will be guest curators and choose their favorite…
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