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Almost that time of the year: Amsterdam Light Festival

Almost that time of the year: Amsterdam Light Festival

As the days get shorter, it’s almost time for the Amsterdam Light Festival. One of my favourite times of the year. Our city is just breathtaking with all these illuminated pieces of art around the city. It will take place from November 28th 2019 until January 19th […]

The best homemade pies and cookies at Baksels

The best homemade pies and cookies at Baksels

Visiting this cute coffee place means entering the scent of homemade pies. The owner, Léonie, has a passion for baking pies and you definitely taste it! There is lots of choice at Baksels: apple & cinnamon cake, sticky toffee cake, lemon & blueberry cake, banana […]

World Press Photo 2019

World Press Photo 2019

From April 13th to July 7th, the famous international press photo exhibition, World Press Photo, can be visited at de Nieuwe Kerk on the Damsquare. It is an annual photo contest that rewards photographers for the best journalistic picture of the past year and as you can […]

Yerba, a delicious veggie spot

Yerba, a delicious veggie spot

Yerba is an inspiring, plant based restaurant and opened its doors in 2018. As they don’t want to waste food, they use whole vegetables and they care about working with local producers and farmers. Vegetables are definitely in the spotlight at Yerba, but if you […]

Best schnitzel in town: Wush

Best schnitzel in town: Wush

No need to travel all the way to Germany or Austria to have a good schnitzel. You can find the best schnitzel in town right at the Prinsengracht, at Wush. Wush was founded by a German couple that decided to open an authentic Wurst- & […]

Restaurant Moon, stunning view, amazing food

Restaurant Moon, stunning view, amazing food

The Amsterdam Tower (located in Amsterdam-Noord) used to be a Royal Dutch Shell office tower, but it has been transformed into a stylish destination! On the 19th floor you can have lunch or dinner at fine dining Restaurant Moon. You can choose between a three, […]

Brewery Poesiat & Kater

Brewery Poesiat & Kater

This brewery opened its doors in March 2017 and is located in the eastern part of Amsterdam, in a beautiful 19th century building with high ceilings and large windows. A place you can visit all year round as they have a large terrace outside and a […]

Off the beaten track: Bij Storm

Off the beaten track: Bij Storm

Looking for a place to escape the crowded city centre and unwind? Bij Storm you will find a city beach where you can relax while lying in a hammock or sit at a campfire. If you prefer some action you can play beach volleyball. This […]

Get ready for King’s Day

Get ready for King’s Day

Every year, on April 27th, we celebrate King’s Day (the birthday of our King Willem-Alexander). It was formerly known as Queen’s Day. About 1 million people are celebrating this day in Amsterdam. You will find a lot of music, food and street markets all over our […]

A little gem in De Pijp: Bar Fisk

A little gem in De Pijp: Bar Fisk

At this new bar they really know what cooking is all about! They have some meat dishes, but the menu is dominated by fish. You can expect dishes like fish ravioli, tuna tatami, grilled octopus, fish tartar and oysters. Every dish is a delight and […]