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Amsterdam’s Free Summer Festivals

Amsterdam’s Free Summer Festivals June 10, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Amsterdam Free Concerts - Harbour Festival Ijmuiden Amsterdam might not be the cheapest city in Europe for a holiday, but with just a little bit of effort, there’s plenty to discover that won’t cost you a cent. And at the same, this added effort will probably take you to many wonderful parts of Amsterdam...

World’s Largest Euro-Asian Festival in the Netherlands

World’s Largest Euro-Asian Festival in the Netherlands May 23, 2011 | Events, Romantic, Things to Do | Read More
Dance Performance at the Tong Tong Festival At this year’s Tong Tong Festival in The Hague, Asian food, culture, dance, fashion and markets come together, to provide two weeks of multicultural entertainment. Located on the Malieveld park, opposite The Hague’s Central Station, you may only be a 40-minute...

The Amsterdam Comedy Festival 2011

The Amsterdam Comedy Festival 2011 May 9, 2011 | Events | Read More
Amsterdam Comedy Festival, Melkweg By Scott Roane Over the past three years the Amsterdam Comedy Festival has become known as Holland’s leading English-speaking comedy festival. And if last year is anything to judge by, it certainly lives up to its reputation. On three different stages, varying in...

Art for All in Amsterdam

Art for All in Amsterdam May 6, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Urban Art Amsterdam By Scott Roane Amsterdam’s tradition of producing great artists might have started in the Golden Ags of the 17th century, but it’s something that the city still takes very seriously to this day. In addition to the hundreds of studios, art museums and permanent galleries, this...

Visiting Amsterdam on Queen’s Day: a Checklist

Visiting Amsterdam on Queen’s Day: a Checklist April 21, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Museum Square, Amsterdam, Queens Day 2010 Koninginnedag, the Queen’s birthday celebration on April 30 is a national holiday in the Netherlands. Officially it’s the birthday of the previous Queen Juliana, the mother of the current Queen Beatrix. Her birthday on January 31 isn’t exactly...

Bloomin’ Amazing – Bloemencorso Bollenstreek

Bloomin’ Amazing – Bloemencorso Bollenstreek April 18, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Bloemencorso Flower Parade By Scott Roane The bulb-region (bollenstreek) flower parade (bloemencorso), one of the largest and most spectacular flower parades of the year, starts on Saturday April 21, in the city of Noordwijk, around 20 kilometres from Amsterdam. Departing at 9.30 a.m. it winds its way...

Authentic Amsterdam

Authentic Amsterdam April 6, 2011 | Events, Romantic, Things to Do | Read More
Palais van de Weemoet, Amsterdam By Scott Roane At a first glance the name of this art deco cabaret theater, Paleis van de Weemoet,  meaning Palace of Sadness or Melancholy, complete with Tiffany glass table lamps and candle light doesn’t sound so appealing. This tiny dinner theater located discretely...

Museum Mania in Amsterdam

Museum Mania in Amsterdam March 31, 2011 | Events, free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
NEMO Science Museum - Free Entry for Museum Weekend This coming weekend, starting on Saturday 2 April, it’s Museum Weekend in the Netherlands. This means that 33 museums in Amsterdam will be offering something for nothing! And in the case of 15 museums this means that entrance is free. These include: Allard...

Icing on the Cake for Amsterdam Foodies

Icing on the Cake for Amsterdam Foodies March 9, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
By Scott Roane Following Food Film Festivals in New York, Bologna and London, the Netherlands’ first Food Film Festival will be held in Amsterdam from 18 – 20 March. Organized by the Youth Food Movement, the youth arm of the Slow Food Movement. The event will be held at Studio K cultural center...

Spend a Night at the Museum on Amsterdam’s Museum Night

Spend a Night at the Museum on Amsterdam’s Museum Night October 29, 2010 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Each year in November, museums around Amsterdam stay open until 2am, hosting special events and allowing visitors to peruse their collections.  Other venues, such as the zoo and botanical gardens, also take part in the event, giving visitors a chance to see these tourist hotspots in a whole new light. ...