Opening April 22nd: ‘Kattencafé Kopjes’ ~ First Amsterdam Cat Cafe

Last October we wrote about the upcoming Amsterdam Cat Cafe. The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here! Kattencafé Kopjes will open its doors this month starting Wednesday April 22nd! 8 cats are living in this first Amsterdam Cat Cafe and you’re finally allowed to visit them. It is a small cafe…
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Concerto Koffie: Free Instore Concerts, Coffee and more

The Concerto Recordstore in the Utrechtsestraat is a well known address to all music lovers in the city: it’s the place to browse for music and get great tips on new music from the staff. Next door ‘Concerto Koffie‘ opened its doors to offer an even more relaxing experience. With a cup of coffee and…
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Visit Spaarndam

Spaarndam is just one of the many cute little villages in the province of Noord-Holland worth a visit. The village is built around a dam in the river where the river Spaarne flows into the IJ. This dam was built here by count Floris V of Holland in 1285. The village collected toll at this dam,…
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Great Homemade Soups @ the “Soepboer”

The days are getting colder and somehow, at the same time, the craving for a hearty & filling warm soup is growing. The Soepboer is one of those places where you can warm yourself with some really good homemade soup. Next to that they serve coffee, pies (sweet and hearty) and sandwiches that go perfectly…
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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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Visit the Newborn Baby Pigs @ Geitenboerderij Ridammerhoeve

Centrally located in the Amsterdamse Bos lies a large goat farm that is open to the public: “Geitenboerderij Ridammerhoeve“. This farm houses a large flock of white goats that are held for their milk. With this milk they produce many different products like cheese & ice cream. All homemade products are sold at the local…
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Tearoom ‘De Akermolen’

It took years for the old windmill of the Aker (area in Southwest Amsterdam) to be restored, but it’s a good thing they finally did. Nowadays it’s a great & affordable spot for tea, coffee, cake or lunch. You can also make reservations for a high tea. There’s a corner with toys for the kids…
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