Category Archives: City tips

Helikoptervlucht Amsterdam

Amsterdam, de hoofdstad van Nederland is niet alleen prachtig om doorheen te lopen, maar ook om vanuit de lucht te zien. Met een helikoptervlucht kunt u rustig op uw gemak de gehele stad vanuit de lucht zien

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DeLaMar Theater

Vorig jaar was de lovend ontvangen voorstelling The Sunshine Boys slechts 6 weken te zien in het DeLaMar Theater. Het publiek kwam massaal kijken hoe André van Duin zijn eerste toneelrol zou spelen. Lovende recensies ontving hij voor zijn toneeldebuut. … Continue reading

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Annually attracting more than 450,000 visitors, the Uitmarkt is one of the country’s most popular cultural events and the traditional opening of the cultural season. The festival features more than 450 performances by some 2,000 artists. From classical to kid-friendly, … Continue reading

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De officiële start van het nieuwe haringseizoen is bekend: vanaf woensdag 15 juni mag de ‘Hollandse Nieuwe’ verkocht worden in Nederland en Duitsland.

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36 Hours in Amsterdam

With new restaurants and night spots, and the reopening of the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam is in the midst of an exciting renewal. More…

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Jumping Amsterdam staat voor topsport, entertainment en Amsterdam. More…

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Summer Season 2015 has started at Blue Boat Company! You might not realize it looking outside, but at Blue Boat Company, the summer has started! This means increased departures for the City Canal Cruises, Evening Cruises and Dinner Cruise. City … Continue reading

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Rijksmuseum tijdelijk ‘s avonds open

Het Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam zal de komende maanden op vrijdagavond geopend zijn. Daarmee wil het museum mensen extra gelegenheid geven een bezoek te brengen aan de grote expositie Late Rembrandt. Met ruim honderd schilderijen, tekeningen en prenten biedt het Rijksmuseum … Continue reading

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ICE*Amsterdam presents a unique ice skating experience on Amsterdam’s Museumplein, with the Rijksmuseum as a phenomenal backdrop! Dutch wintertime fun ICE*Amsterdam is the ideal place to enjoy some typical Dutch wintertime fun. Head along for a spot of skating or … Continue reading

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Amsterdams grachtenpand brengt gasten in hogere, 19e eeuwse kerstsferen

Ervaar deze winter hoe het vermogende echtpaar Willet-Holthuysen in de 19de eeuw Kerstmis vierde. Vanaf 10 december tot en met 4 januari zijn in hun imposante grachtenpand aan de Herengracht 605, nu Museum Willet-Holthuysen, de eetkamer, balzaal en keuken teruggebracht … Continue reading

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Dining with the Tsars

The Hermitage Amsterdam’s fifth anniversary exhibition Dining with the Tsars. Eight magnificent porcelain and creamware services from the collection of the Hermitage in St Petersburg will be exhibited in a setting that conveys what the balls and banquets of the … Continue reading

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Exclusively for Brazilian travelers to Holland, Marcos Kosma launched his own website  where he is available to meet and accompany these travelers in their native language . With over 20 years in the field of tourism and hospitality, Marcos Kosma … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve parties & events in Amsterdam

Celebrating the new year brings a fresh start full of opportunity, new leaves and blank slates. How will you celebrate? Amsterdam’s list of parties is as long as the Prinsengracht. Our guide to the best parties covers the mass-scale dance … Continue reading

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Christmas markets in Amsterdam

Ranging from pop-up events to regular Sunday markets and stalls lining the main tourist strip near Central Station, Amsterdam hosts a wide selection of smaller festive market activities every year. Check out I amsterdam’s selection of this year’s seasonal crop: … Continue reading

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The Dutch kick off the holiday season with Sinterklaas, an age-old tradition complete with pepernoten (tasty mini cookies) and parades! Christmas Day is celebrated with good food and family fun and in between the city sparkles with bright lights, festive events, fun markets, dinner shows, ice-skating and snowy scenery – we … Continue reading

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Wonderful pictures from Artis – Amsterdam Zoo

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Looking for a location for your European headquarters? Join over 2,200 international companies who have invested in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and chosen to become part of our long history as a successful business hub and leading centre of trade. … Continue reading

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As there are probably millions of apps available worldwide, it is difficult to choose which ones are most suitable for your phone. Please find attached a small list of recommended apps:                   … Continue reading

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Hier geen 22 rayonhoofden en geen drukbezochte persconferentie, maar wel mogelijk voor het eerst sinds 1997 een legendarische schaatstocht over de Amsterdamse grachten. Video by AT5

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De Opstapper, het ov-busje dat tot vorig jaar over de Amsterdamse grachten reed, keert terug! Het busje keert weer terug door een particulier initiatief. Grote hotels en musea in het centrum dragen eraan bij en het stadsdeel Amsterdam-Centrum geeft een … Continue reading

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Located 15 minutes walking from de Amstel Hotel on the Rembrandtplein.  Open on September, 24th.  De Ajax Experience.

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Gable stones were used in the Netherlands to identify a house instead of a house number. Gable stones lost their importance after house numbers were introduced in the beginning of the nineteenth century during the French occupation. The Gable stones … Continue reading

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For the Dutch speaking people who are interested to hear about the history of Amsterdam:   26th of June !

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In the diary of her life during the Second World War, Anne Frank wrote that she could hear the bells of the Westerkerk. Indeed, the Anne Frank House is just a stone’s throw away from Amsterdam’s — no, Holland’s — most … Continue reading

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Classical Carriages

Simply the best in stylish transport in the city. Romantic and authentic. Illuminated by candlelight. Available on short notice.  06 2460 7426

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Koninklijk Paleis

Paleis op de Dam is deze maand iedere dag gesloten voor het publiek !

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This system allows you to pay for parking. Just phone one of the listed companies, let them know the number of the nearest parking meter and they handle the parking fee. Obviously you need to register first. More.

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Amsterdam for every budget

Explore the Dutch capital’s streets and waterways with this helpful guide and you will not only avoid the tourist traps but uncover great markets, lesser-known museums and charming bars, cafes and restaurants. Read more…

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Interesting sites about Amsterdam

We are listing here a few good sites about Amsterdam, where you can find a lot of interesting things to do.

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This morning (August 1st 2010) it was decided in Brazil that the Amsterdam city center ring of canals has been nominated Unesco World Heritage site. A well deserved honour for a unique and beautiful area, we should all be very … Continue reading

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Walking group city tours

A 3 hours guided walking tour through Amsterdam, is this possible? The answer is yes! For more information: For various specialized tours trough the heart of Mokum: The following guided tours can be made for a very reasonable fee … Continue reading

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Hotels World

What is happening in other Hotels in Amsterdam. New openings in the next few years: Opening Prinsengracht Hotel spring 2012 Openig spring 2011

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Amsterdam is ideal for cycling. With separate bike lanes and traffic lights it is the fastest, most fun and cheapest way to travel in and around the city. Alone, with friends, family or on a guided tour.  Our hotel also … Continue reading

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Public open air swimmingpools

Brediusbad (alleen buitenbad) Flevoparkbad Floraparkbad Zwembad Sportplaza Mercator De Meerkamp, Sporthal en zwembad De Mirandabad Sloterparkbad Zuiderbad (geen buitenbad) Bijlmerbad (geen buitenbad) Sportfondsenbad Oost (geen buitenbad) Sportcentrum het Marnix (geen buitenbad)

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