Weekend Tip: Festival The Brave @ Tuinen van West

This Saturday Festival The Brave will be held for the second time at the Tuinen van West. This festival is completely dedicated to singer-songwriters, indie and folk. So no loud music, no DJ’s, only real music 🙂 Last years first edition of Festival The Brave got them a nomination for Best New Festival & Best Small…
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Guided Boat Tour through the Amsterdam Harbour

Want to see another side of Amsterdam? Did you know the Amsterdam harbour is the 4th harbour within Europe? So there’s a lot of interesting activity to see if you love big boats, cranes and all the logistics that come with it. Each month there are guided boat tours through the harbour of Amsterdam, a…
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Great Deal: Visit Ameland & Book a Hotel for just 25 euro per person

Have your ever been to one of the Dutch Islands? If not, you should seize this great and cheap opportunity to go there and visit Ameland! The Netherlands are being ‘topped’ by the waddeneilanden; special ‘sandplates’ that form a couple of islands and lots of wadden in the Waddenzee. This part of our country is…
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Learn about the History of Chocolate: Cocao Workshop @ Zaanse Schans

Each month Zaans Gedaan offers a workshop to teach you about the history of cocao (&making chocolate) at the Zaanse Schans, a historic part of our country with traditional wooden houses and windmills. Once a huge industrial area, which remnants are definitely worth visiting! You can visit the Zaanse Schans for free (!) since the…
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Amsterdam Duvets by Dreamhouse Bedding

Here’s a stylish way to bring Amsterdam into your bed: the Amsterdam Duvets by Dreamhouse Bedding. There are 3 versions available, a 2-persons duvet, size 200×200/220 for 39,90 euro, a 2-persons duvet size 240×200/220 for 49,95 euro and a 1-person duvet for 29,95 euro. They are all available through Bol.com with delivery on the next day…
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Pop-up restaurant ‘Instock’ @ Westergasfabriek

We all know a lot of food is thrown away each day. The people behind the pop-up restaurant ‘Instock’ decided to do something. They want to make people aware of this problem and at the same time show you that they can cook some amazing diners with the discarded food. Each week they visit the…
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Rent A Boat @ Sloterplas

The Sloterplas is an artifical lake, mainly used for watersports, swimming & recreation, situated in Nieuw West. It used to be a natural lake (Slotermeer) untill it was drained in 1644. It became a polder (sloterdijkermeerpolder). In 1948 the city decided to use the polders sand for the realisation of the Westelijke Tuinsteden, so they…
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Out Of Town: Stand Up Paddling @ Ilperveld

Just above Amsterdam you will find a completely different – un-city-like – world; a world of water, polder, birds and typical Dutch blue skies – serene nature at its best. Between Amsterdam and Purmerend a beautiful nature reserve, called Ilperveld, can be found. Landschap Noord-Holland hosts a lot of interesting and entertaining activities in the…
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