Weekendtip: Harvest Your Own Potatoes!

It’s that time of the year again, the potatoes are ready to be harvested! The farmer at the Parklanden in Nieuw-Vennep will open his doors to the public this Saturday, September 12th. You’re welcome to come and harvest your own potatoes. But first RSVP by sending an email (see below) and let them know when…
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Come Pick Sunflowers, Pumpkins and more @ the Pluktuin

Starting this weekend the gardens of ‘Mijn Stadstuin‘ will open their doors to the public to come and pick sunflowers and vegetables like zucchinis and pumpkins. So choose and pick your own at the ‘Pluktuin’! 🙂 And only 100 meters further you’ll find the Fruittuin van West where you can pick some apples or look…
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Check Out the new City Beach: Playground CS

Finally the sun has decided to join us, in summery, breezy Amsterdam! We’ve already mentioned ‘places where to stay cool in the city’ before, but we are delighted to add the – recently built – popup beach to this list: Playground CS. The beach is big, free to use by anyone and very centrally located….
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Webcams of the Dutch Coast

Finally, the weather in the Netherlands is improving! Look at the weatherforecast for Amsterdam this week!  😎  Amsterdam is a great city to spend a warm day, but maybe you would still like to escape to the beach? The Netherlands is well known for its long coastline with lots of great beaches to spend the…
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BBQ in Amsterdam

So the weather is only getting better, and more and more inviting for some great old school outdoor BBQing. But how & where to do this in Amsterdam. A short guide: Where to BBQ? Most citizens take their BBQ to one of the parks in Amsterdam. You can BBQ anywhere in Amsterdamse Bos, Rembrandtpark, Oosterpark,…
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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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Weekend Tip: Open Day @ Watersportcentrum Sloterplas

This Sunday Watersportcentrum Sloterplas is opening it doors to everyone who wants to learn about all the the fun water activities at the Sloterplas. Entrance and all activities are free today. There are several types of sailing boats available, canoes, pedalos, quiet electric boats and surfboards. You can try everything with the help of the…
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Weekend Tip: Boat Tour through the Amsterdamse Bos

Spring is coming and nature is changing rapidly these next weeks & months. The Amsterdamse Bos is the perfect place to enjoy nature close to the city. Since there’s lots of water a boat tour is the best way to tour through the forest and see as much as possible (flora and fauna). On a…
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Weekend Tip: Bird Watching Tour @ Wormer- & Jisperveld

The Netherlands is well known for its wetlands and its long coastline. This makes it a perfect place for birds to live and lots of birds live in the Netherlands all year round. Some birds do travel to southern Europe each year during the winter. But spring is on its way and the first birds…
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Free Ice Skating @ BBROOD NDSM

With the warm temperatures this week, it almost feels like spring. But this school holiday there are still some free winter activities to attend. For one week BBROOD NDSM is opening an ice skating rink next to their restaurant at the NDSM terrain!  Entrance to the ice skating rink is free. There is plenty of…
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