Articles Tagged ‘“Rotterdam travel”’

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...

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...

Weather in Rotterdam

Weather in Rotterdam October 13, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands, is situated on Rhine-Meuse delta, near the North Sea. Located in the province of South-Holland, the city is a part of the Randstad. Southwesterly winds result in a moderate maritime climate across the Netherlands, and the Rotterdam weather reflects...

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...

Visiting Rotterdam – What to Pack

Visiting Rotterdam – What to Pack September 6, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Looking forward to visiting Rotterdam? Here are some packing tips: For the Winter : Rotterdam can get really cold, specially during the months of Jan and Feb.  A decent winter jacket/warm coat,  gloves, thick woollen socks, rugged shoes and a winter cap are an absolute must keeping the freezing temperatures...

World Port Days – Soak in the port experience in Rotterdam!

World Port Days – Soak in the port experience in Rotterdam! September 3, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
The 33rd edition of the World Port Days (wereldhavendagen) will be held on 3rd, 4th and 5th September in Rotterdam. The wereldhavendagen is an exciting event, held every year, where people of all ages can have fun while soaking in the port experience in Rotterdam. This year’s theme  is ‘An...