Nuit Blanche Amsterdam

nuit blanche

Nuit Blanche (“White Night” – in French)  is a cultural event which takes place at night. It starts at 28 September 19:00 and ends at 7:00 the morning after. It’s a crazy ride on a cultural train you will never forget. And it takes place in the Red Light district at many beautiful locations! The theme of this years edition is Crazy Makes Beautiful. The Nuit Blanche is filled with fine Read more…

New Food Fair

new food fair

The New Food Fair turns the Haarlemmerstraat in to a long open air restaurant. The street is lined up with stalls and tables with interesting and unconventional foods on offer. As the Haarlemmerstraat was awarded to be the best shopping street in Netherlands, this is a perfect environment for such a fair. The New Food Fair is held by the shopkeepers of the Haarlemmerstraat and this is the 16th edition. Expect Read more…

Dutch Food

dutch food

Dutch food is kind of hard to find in Amsterdam. Sometimes it feels as if you cannot count the numbers of Chinese, Italian, Indian and French restaurants, but a Dutch restaurant is not on the menu. This has two reasons. First, Amsterdam is the most international city in the world (if you count the amount of different nationalities).  Second, The Netherlands does not have a particularly strong culinary tradition. But Read more…

Parade Amsterdam

parade amsterdam

The Parade Amsterdam is a theatre festival and takes place every year in the summer. This year it will start on the 9th of August and end on the 25th of August. The location of the Parade is the Martin Luther King Park, located at the Amstel river in Amsterdam’s Southside. You can take tram 25 at Central Station and get out at the last stop. The Parade is something Read more…

NEMO terrace – Amsterdam summer in the sky

The NEMO immediately stands out in the architectually impressive Central Station area. The large green technology museum has stairs to the top of the building where a great terrace is located. The views of the NEMO terrace are among the best panoramic views of Amsterdam you can find. You can view the skyline of the city to the south all the way to the Zuidas, Amsterdam’s humble version of London’s Read more…