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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...

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...

Typical Dutch Food (Part I) – The Oliebollen

Typical Dutch Food (Part I) – The Oliebollen October 8, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Traveling to a new country includes not only visiting the tourist spots and off-the-beaten-paths, but traveling also provides a chance to understand and appreciate the local culture, customs and food habits.  Rotterdam has a rich cultural heritage showcased in its museums, architecture, parks as well...

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...
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