Category Archives: City tips

Voor de zaterdag middag !!!

In samenwerking met de Hallen in Amsterdam komen aanstaande zaterdag 18 November de kunstenaars van de Rembrandt Art Market weer naar de Passage in de Hallen in West! Lekker kijken en genieten van hoge kwaliteit Kunst (en ook nog betaalbaar) … Continue reading

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PAN AMSTERDAM 2017

There are more than 110 gallery owners, and antique and art dealers at PAN Amsterdam with an assortment of paintings, antiques, modern and contemporary art, jewellery, photography, design furniture and objects from ancient and distant cultures. AMSTERDAM RAI     … Continue reading

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BIKE TOUR

The Dutch love traveling by bike, as well as a means of transport as a hobby and exercise. You’ll notice that there are an enormous amount of bikes in the capital city and see lots of people going about on … Continue reading

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WALKING TOURS IN AMSTERDAM

This is the activity we recommend the most. Especially the guided tours (check the reviews of the guide beforehand) are a must for everyone visiting Amsterdam. The guest ’ll learn more about the city it’s rich history and the guide … Continue reading

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UITMARKT 2017 – 25 tot 27/08/2017

De Uitmarkt bestaat 40 jaar! En dat betekent ook een nieuwe locatie: op en rond het Oosterdok in Amsterdam. De Uitmarkt is hét startsein van het Nederlandse culturele seizoen. Op uitmarkt.nl vind je het programma, tips en nieuws over alle … Continue reading

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NEMO ZOMERDAK – MUZIEK OP HET DAK

Tot en met 3 september is het dak van NEMO dagelijks tot 21.00 uur open. De buren van het Conservatorium van Amsterdam zorgen op donderdagavonden voor live muziek op het dak. Geniet van de muziek, een hapje en een drankje … Continue reading

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Amsterdam by Rick Steves

Filled with history and happy-go-lucky, Amsterdam is a delight to explore. This uniquely entertaining city shows us Rembrandts and Van Goghs, more bikes than cars, flirting prostitutes, and pot-filled coffeeshops — all under tall, skinny facades leaning out below quaint … Continue reading

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Summer in Amsterdam

Enjoy countless festivals, urban beaches, picnics in the park, outdoor cinema & art, and cool drinks on sunny terraces – Amsterdam is teeming with things to do in the summer. And, on a bright sunny day, the best place to … Continue reading

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City Sightseeing Amsterdam – Hop on Hop off

Handige app voor gasten die gebruik willen maken van de hop on/off bus en boot en willen zien waar de bus/boot zich bevindt!

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OPEN GARDEN DAYS 2017

During the Open Garden Days 2017 Garden aficionados will have a unique opportunity to stroll along the city’s green oases, formal parterres, flowering plants and remarkable garden houses and ornaments; both classical and contemporary gardens can be visited during this … Continue reading

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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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CULTURAL SEASON IN AMSTERDAM – THE UITMARKT

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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THE BEAUTY OF THE AMSTEL

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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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LISSE – HOLLAND

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JUMPING 2016 – RAI

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

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BLUE BOAT COMPANY SUMMER PROGRAM

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

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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HOW TO EAT DUTCH FOOD

 

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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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BRAZILIANS TRAVELERS TO HOLLAND

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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IT’S ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS…

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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A DAY IN THE AMSTERDAM’S ZOO…

Wonderful pictures from Artis – Amsterdam Zoo

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AMSTERDAM & BUSINESS

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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OUR PREFERED APP’s

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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AMSTERDAM ON ICE

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 VANAF VRIJDAG TERUG

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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DE AJAX EXPERIENCE

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

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GABLE STONES | GEVELSTENEN

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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DAG VAN DE AMSTERDAMSE GESCHIEDENIS

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

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DE WESTERTOREN

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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EASY PARKING

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. http://www.uhgt.nl/

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Amsterdam Canals: UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE!

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:   www.gildeamsterdam.nl. For various specialized tours trough the heart of Mokum: www.mokumevents.nl. 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: www.conservatoriumhotel.com www.hyatt.com Opening Prinsengracht Hotel spring 2012 www.cityinn.com/amsterdam Openig spring 2011

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Bikes

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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