October Hideaways

The Dutch do not seem to be affected by Autumn at all. No doubt that you will pass by soaked kids in cargo bikes, locals diving for blown away umbrellas and wringing-wet market vendors with an everlasting sense...

September Issues

The month of new books, new movies, new clothes and newly acquired ideas about how to live life - that’s September. Quite exhausting really, so we will not be adding too much to your little to do-lists. Instead...

What to do in August?

How to beat the heat in August   You will find very little air-conditioning in the Netherlands. The reason is obvious, but then, when the summer turns out a tat more tropical, we suffer in our 30 deg...

Summer is There

Strawberries, flip-flops, Manu Chao in a hot car, mowing the lawn every bloody week, pistachio ice cream, and birds in Sycamore trees... Ladies and gentlemen, the summer has arrived en will be over in a heart b...

What to do in June

The end of spring, the start of summer and holy moly, there is a lot to do. Don’t forget to take a little time and sit still, just to enjoy this lovely, sunny season. Taste of Amsterdam June 1-3, Amstelpa...

The Men behind the Diamonds

Of course one can bring home cheese or tulips from Amsterdam... But how about diamonds? Perhaps not as famous as Van Gogh’s sunflowers, but surely as memorable when exploring Amsterdam is a visit of Gassan Diam...

Have a Nice May

If May were a person it would be a twenty year old with wild hair, freckles and a big smile. Stunning, without trying too hard. Just like May. You see, even if there was absolutely nothing to do in Amsterdam th...

That February Feelin’

In the shortest month of the year, let’s make every day count. Wed and walk February 14, 1e van der Helststraat 13 Amsterdam Let’s not get snobby about Valentine’s Day. The beginning of the year is in ...