Netherlands Chamber Orchestra with Natalia Gutman

netherlands chamber orchestra

The Concertgebouw (Royal Concert Hall) in Amsterdam has a promising line up this year. We will keep you up to date on the best concerts in our blog. First off is the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra on the 1st of February at 20:15. Very special about this concert is the appearance of famous cellist Natalia Gutman, always a treat. Natalia Gutman is perhaps the most sought after cellist in the world Read more…

Concertgebouw Amsterdam

concertgebouw amsterdam

The Concertgebouw (“Concert building”) is ranked among the top concert halls in the world when it comes to acoustics. It is also the second most visited concert hall in the world with just short of a million visitors a year. The historical building on the Museumplein is a must if you’re into classical music or opera, and a great idea if you’re looking to discover more about the genre. See Read more…

New Years Day in Amsterdam

new years day in amsterdam

New Years Day in Amsterdam is a great way to start the new year. For some reason it’s usually sunny during the cold winter days which creates a relaxing and quiet atmosphere. After New Years Eve the locals tend to go to for a walk in Amsterdam’s parks, take a canal tour or have a good lunch in the city centre. Most museums are open on New Years Day. This Read more…

Christmas in Amsterdam

christmas tree dam square

It’s little streets and canal ring give a real picturesque, yet relaxed feeling to Christmas in Amsterdam. Every year the city lights up from the typical light bulb strings on the canal bridges to the big Christmas tree on Dam square. This article reviews a couple of things to do during Christmas in Amsterdam. If you’re looking to book a hotel during Christmas, click here.   Classical Christmas Music In Read more…

Museum Night Amsterdam

museum nacht amsterdam

Museum Night Amsterdam is one of our favorite events in Amsterdam. It combines art and culture with a festive atmosphere, because it is the only chance to visit Amsterdam’s broad range of museums at night. On the 2nd of November, more than 50 museums are open from 19:00 to 02:00. It will not be the wildest party you have ever seen, but there is an element of fun in this Read more…

Amsterdam Marathon

amsterdam marathon olympic stadium

The Amsterdam Marathon is one of the most prominent marathon races in the world. It’s member of the elite Gold IAAF certified marathon club, which includes cities such as Paris, New York, London, Mumbai and Singapore. Highlights of the Amsterdam Marathon route include the Vondelpark, the long run alongside the Amstel river and of course the start and finish at the historical Olympic Stadium. This marathon race has the classic Read more…