Articles Tagged ‘“Rotterdam sightseeing”’

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...

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...

Photo Friday – The Destroyed City Memorial

Photo Friday – The Destroyed City Memorial October 22, 2010 | Photo Friday, What's New | Read More
This is the first photo in this new Photo Friday series (starting today, the series will focus on Rotterdam, its history and culture through a photo every Friday). Known as “De Verwoeste Stad” (The Destroyed City), this statue represents a man with a hole in the heart – built as a...

Fashion Exhibition, Rotterdam

Fashion Exhibition, Rotterdam October 21, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
If you are planning to travel to Rotterdam soon and are a fashion lover – this is must visit exhibition. The fashion exhibition at Maritiem Museum offers an overview of international haute couture and prêt-à-porter from Paris and London. The designs will feature a nautical touch and look. Leading...

CJP Card – Discover Dutch Culture for less!

CJP Card – Discover Dutch Culture for less! September 22, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The Netherlands is well known for its arts, music and culture scene.  When you are exploring the country, what if you get a chance to visit  museums, tourist attractions, theaters, concerts, festivals and other cultural events for less? The CJP card (Cultural Jongeren Pas) is your ticket to making...

Rotterdam declared as the World’s best Festival City

Rotterdam declared as the World’s best Festival City September 20, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The port city of Rotterdam has been declared as the  Best Festival City of the World in 2010. The second largest Dutch city was awarded the title last Thursday by the International Festivals and Events Association IFEA at the annual IFEA conference. According to the jury, Rotterdam demonstrates a positive...

Bake cakes with historical moulds

Bake cakes with historical moulds September 17, 2010 | Events | Read More
Architectural marvels like the Cube Houses bestow the title of the “City of Architecture” on Rotterdam. Now, an exhibition of cakes and puddings lets you visualize the architecture from the past centuries.  Are you wondering how?  Visit Kunsthal in Rotterdam for a unique experience, where...

Do you have the Rotterdam Welcome Card?

Do you have the Rotterdam Welcome Card? August 29, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Are you looking forward to visiting Rotterdam but are on a tight budget?  Despair not, the Rotterdam tourist Office offers an attractive option in the form of a Rotterdam Welcome Card. This card costs  €5 and comes with a kit containing a Rotterdam travel guide and a city map. You can save over...