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    Dutch snacks

    I guess typical Dutch snacks can not be called healthy. But it is really worth it to try some of them: Drop: liquorice, a candy flavoured with the extract of the roots of the liquorice plant. We just love that stuff. Kroket: a croquette filled with meat. The best one is found at Patisserie Holtkamp, but traditionally we get them out of the machine at FEBO (named after the FErdinand BOlstraat, where the first FEBO was located and still is). Eat it with mustard! Bitterballen: sphere-shaped croquettes filled with meat. We love to eat them dipped in mustard, while drinking beer in a bar. The art is not to put a…

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    30 nov – 21 jan, Amsterdam Light Festival

    From November 30th until January 21st, Amsterdam Light Festival will illuminate the center of Amsterdam. It is an annual light art festival where you can see 35 artworks from various international artists in our streets and canals. All the light art installations are exclusively made for this festival. One of these works is ‘thinline‘ by the world famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. There is a water exhibition as well as a land exhibition. Go and have a look, it’s really worth seeing. See more at: www.amsterdamlightfestival.com