detail artwork Het Schip

Architecture in Amsterdam: a visit to the Schip Museum.

Architecture in Amsterdam In Amsterdam there are various ways to jump into history. You can make a boat tour through the canals, along the 17th century houses, you can visit Mercatorplein or Beurs van Berlage, but there is much more! In this blog I take you to the Schip museum. The museum contains an interesting collection […]

5x reasons to visit Oba: the library of Amsterdam.

Oba Amsterdam In Amsterdam you have the famous places which all the tourists visit, and you have places where less tourists go to, although they are also very nice to see! In my opinion the central building of Oba (public library Amsterdam) is one of them. It is located nearby Central Station on Oosterdokeiland. It […]

Wester Wijnfabriek rose

A wine bar in a city park: Wester Wijnfabriek Amsterdam.

Westerpark Amsterdam The name says it a little already: the city park Westerpark is located in the West of Amsterdam. Not that far west from the city center luckily, since it is a beautiful park for a walk, and it contains enough cafes to enjoy time with friends! The Westerpark dates from 1890 and it’s […]

Moeders Amsterdam

A cafe to visit with your mother: Moeders Amsterdam!

Moeders In this blog I take you to one of Amsterdams hotspots: a cafe/restaurant called Moeders. During this time of the year I am so looking forward to spring! I am thinking about the days the sun will shine more, the green will grow and flowers will pop up again. However, it is still wintertime, […]

The Amsterdam Lookout: a new city view experience.

The Amsterdam Lookout Nowadays you can add a new ‘highlight to visit’ on your list for your visit to Amsterdam: it is a large tower with a great view over the city! It is called the Amsterdam Lookout. The tower was opened earlier this year, and already for quite some time people were walking by […]

What to expect in The Netherlands during the holiday season.

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Also in The Netherlands the holiday season has started! Apart from Christmas, the other festivities differ a little from other countries. You could read about this in my other blog about the holiday season in NL. In this blog you can find a couple of tips for what […]

Amsterdam, the highlights of Mercatorplein.

Amsterdam West Once you are on a city trip in Amsterdam, it is easy to find the routes to the highlights in the city center. However, Amsterdam is much bigger than only the historical center! There are various interesting places to visit if you explore the city a little further. In this blog I help […]

Food markets in The Netherlands.

Food Markets You have probably visited a food market before. They are everywhere to find! However, there are also outstanding indoor food markets in impressive buildings, and there are only a couple of these. For instance in Barcelona you can find a great indoor foodmarket alongside La Rambla. It is a true experience of tasting […]

My Jordaan Amsterdam special: fun facts and travel tips.

The Jordaan I admit: I cannot stop making photo’s in what I consider the most beautiful area of Amsterdam! The collage below contains a couple of my most recent pictures of the Jordaan area. The canals, flowers and typical houses are a couple of the characteristics of the area. Jordaan is often crowded with tourists, but […]

Amsterdam Beurs van Berlage: why you should visit.

The Beurs van Berlage: an introduction In the center of Amsterdam an important monument of modern Dutch architecture is located: the Beurs van Berlage. The Beurs van Berlage was built as a trade center in 1903, and was named after its architect. The architect Berlage belonged to the new generation of architects of that time: he […]