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Photo Friday – Kralingen Lake, Rotterdam

Photo Friday – Kralingen Lake, Rotterdam November 19, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
Shot on a warm Summer morning, this picture shows one of the best places to spend a relaxing day in Rotterdam – the Kralingen Lake. Surrounded by the Kralingen Park (Het Kralingsche bos), the lake offers plenty of recreational activities, both for the young and the old. A full circle walking round...

Typical Dutch Food (Part II) – Stroopwafels

Typical Dutch Food (Part II) – Stroopwafels November 17, 2010 | Food | Read More
Continuing with the Typical Dutch Food series on NileGuide Rotterdam, today we will discuss another mouth-watering Dutch treat: Stroopwafels. Stroopwafels are very popular Dutch sweet: they’re crisp yet still soft like a waffle inside, and are often served along with tea or coffee in the Netherlands....

Photo Friday – Euromast, Rotterdam

Photo Friday – Euromast, Rotterdam November 12, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
This week’s Photo Friday flaunts the Euromast as seen from the Maas river. This photo was taken during our Spido boat tour across the river Maas earlier this year, and presents the 185m tall tower in all its glory. Climb the tower after the boat ride to revel in the beautiful views of Rotterdam...

Interested in a Holiday on Ice in Rotterdam?

Interested in a Holiday on Ice in Rotterdam? November 10, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Rotterdam offers complete family entertainment this November, in the form of a new show Energia presented by Holiday on Ice.  Starting from a hotel in USA in the year 1943, Holiday on Ice has now become the market leader in “ice entertainment” and is the largest touring live-entertainment...

Photo Friday – Cube Houses (Kubus Woningen)

Photo Friday – Cube Houses (Kubus Woningen) November 5, 2010 | Hotels, Photo Friday | Read More
This photo was taken last year at the Cube Houses (Kubus Woningen) in Rotterdam. Famous for their 45 degree tilt, these houses represent a forest. with each cube house individually representing a tree in this forest. You can also plan to stay in the Stay OK hostel, operating in one of the cube houses. Travel...

Stuck in Rotterdam Airport during the Holidays? Enjoy it!

Stuck in Rotterdam Airport during the Holidays? Enjoy it! November 4, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Stuck in the Rotterdam Airport for a few hours during the holidays, despite having confirmed travel plans? Well, this happens to the best of us – the reasons may range from crowds, delays, cancellations, to layover. Here are some tips to help you make the most of those few hours, in transit at...

Photo Friday – The Erasmus Bridge

Photo Friday – The Erasmus Bridge October 29, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
This week’s Photo Friday focuses on the pride of Rotterdam – the Erasmus Bridge. Visit the Destroyed City Memorial for last week’s photo Friday post. The city of Rotterdam has an important relation with water, being one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. The above photo...

The Image Festival in Rotterdam – Get Inspired!

The Image Festival in Rotterdam – Get Inspired! October 28, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Get Inspired by visual imagery in the last week of October in Rotterdam. The Image Festival, an annual event in Rotterdam, focuses on all aspects of imagery and the image industry. The festival’s theme this year is ‘Image & Music’. Over the ten days of this festival, the emphasis is to present...

Celebrate Christmas on the largest Dutch passenger ship – De Rotterdam

Celebrate Christmas on the largest Dutch passenger ship – De Rotterdam October 27, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The largest Dutch passenger ship “De Rotterdam”  that was built in Rotterdam in 1956 has returned to its origin this year, after 50 glorious years of sailing. The legendary flagship of the Holland America line, also deemed as the city’s crowning  jewel, lies moored in its home port...

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at De Doelen

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at De Doelen October 25, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Situated in the very heart of Rotterdam, De Doelen Concert Hall and Congress Centre is an ideal meeting place, perfectly suited for all kinds of cultural and corporate events. From September to April, the Doelen hosts free weekly lunch concerts. The repertoire varies from old to new music and from piano...