International Stand-up Comedy in Amsterdam

Stand-up Comedy lovers, behold! If you want to spend a fun night out laughing your ass off, you’ve come to the right place. Amsterdam has a couple of very nice, International-friendly comedy clubs where you can do just that, especially this summer. Comedytrain @ Toomler Wednesday July 1st 2015, comedy club Toomler kicks off with…
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Celebrate the Start of the Chinese New Year in Amsterdam

Chinese New Year celebrations in Chinatown Amsterdam This February 21st the Chinese all over the world will celebrate the start of the year of the goat. And so will the Chinese living in Amsterdam! Each year there are celebrations being held at the ‘Chinatown’ of Amsterdam, organized by the local Chinese entrepreneurs. Everyone is invited…
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How To Survive Dutch Service: 5 tips

The combination of the words ‘Dutch’ and ‘service’ is an odd one; time has proven this is strange and rare combination, especially in our capital. Some expats & tourists even experience a culture shock, that can only be treated with tons of hospitality and Tender Love and Care, in the country of origin, of course….
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Van Gogh’s Stunning Bicycle Path ‘Starry Night’

On the 12th of November the absolutely stunning Van Gogh bicycle path has officially been ‘opened’. The bike path was designed by Roosegaarde, who inspired the path on Van Gogh’s Starry Night. It’s part of a cycling route – Vincent’s Homeland – which connects significant parts of cultural heritage of Van Gogh in Brabant. The…
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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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Weekend Tip: Open Day @ The Roode Bioscoop

The Roode Bioscoop is a place you should visit at least once in your lifetime. With the size of a living room, this 100-year old small theatre hosts the Small and the Great in a very intimate atmosphere. On the 4th of October the Roode Bioscoop opens its doors to the public: during the day there…
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‘Broedplaatsendagen’: free art, music and more in Amsterdam’s New West

During the upcoming three weekend lots of artists in Amsterdam Nieuw West open their doors to the public. In the western parts of Amsterdam there are many locations that are homes to different types of artists. The ‘Broedplaatsendagen‘ are three weekends filled with free exhibitions to visit, music, performances, workshops and lots of other activities….
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10 Sort Of Truths About The Dutch

Welcome to the Netherlands! Welcome to Amsterdam! So, you’ve come to Amsterdam and you’ve got us figured out already: We are a group of crazy, money-grubbing, baby-killing druggies, who used to rule the world on boats, a looooong, long time ago. Oh well, we thought we ruled the world on boats. Minor detail. But is…
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