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    Feb 03
    Rintje Ritsma’s new dream; The coolest rink in the Netherlands

    What’s going on Over a four week period, from Saturday 1st February to Sunday…

    Jan 24
    Chinese New Year in Amsterdam

    On Friday January 31st the Chinese New Year celebrations begin in Amsterdam! Expect to…

    Feb 11
    The Amsterdam Canals: A History

    While walking around Amsterdam you can’t help but notice the canals, and just how…

    Feb 05
    The history of Artis ZOO

    If one could time-travel back 175 years to the year 1838 in Amsterdam, it would be a…

    Feb 05
    The Doctor behind Sarphatipark

    The bust of Samuel Sarphati (1813-1866), the Jewish doctor and philanthropist,…

    Jan 23
    A Brief History of Amsterdam's Economy

    Carrying immense importance since the 13th Century, the small city of Amsterdam has…

    Dec 13
    Tutankhamun Amsterdam EXPO, his tomb and his treasures

    Ninety years after its discovery in the Valley of the Kings, the tomb of Tutankhamun…

    Dec 11
    Het Concertgebouw Brings the Musical Experience Right into Your Home

    Het Concertgebouw (which literally translates to  “concert building”) is one of…

    Dec 07
    Conservatorium Hotel

    When you think of the word “luxury” you think about things that are above…

    Dec 07
    Pannekoeken! Dutch Favorites at The Pancake Bakery

    Located in the historic Jordaan District, just a block or two down from Westerkerk and…

    Dec 03
    Sinterklaas and Black Pete: Tradition and Controversy

    The Tradition The most popular holiday in the west is upon us. That friendly old man…

    Nov 27
    Delightful: The Amsterdam Light Festival

    Who hasn’t been captivated by the simple visual pleasures of watching a moonlit sky?…

    Nov 27
    Gay And Lesbian In Amsterdam

    Visitors and residents of the LGBT community in Amsterdam soon realize that Amsterdam…

    Nov 19
    Homemade American Thanksgiving in Amsterdam

    Thanksgiving is a national American holiday celebrated annually on the third Thursday…

    Nov 19
    Will the Cannabis Cup Take Place This Year?

    Every November, connoisseurs swarm the frozen streets of Amsterdam looking for the…

    Nov 19
    NDSM Wharf: Notes on an Expat's first encounter

    You can still imagine the gigantic ships slowly approaching from the bay onto the…

    Nov 13
    Elandsgracht

    The history and character of Elandsgracht, situated in the popular shopping…

    Nov 08
    NO WEED PASS, NO CANNABIS

    The Netherlands has employed a policy of tolerance (Gedoogbeleid) towards the sale and…

    Oct 09
    Marleen Stikker

    Meet the “Mayor” of this dam digital city, Marleen Stikker is the Director…

    Oct 08
    DEATH OF A MAN, BIRTH OF A LEGEND

    This month, we pay testament to the life and work of a Dutch icon, who made his name…

    Oct 08
    MISS IQ AMBASSADOR

    One local NGO is taking it upon themselves to rebuild the bridge between the…

    Sep 18
    THROUGH THE EYES OF A FILM LOVER

    AmsterDO’s new film-mad specialist, Jaime Menchén López, unravels the world of…

    Sep 10
    Hidden City Art

    Amsterdam is a city full of surprises and home to many of the world’s up-coming and…

    Sep 10
    TOO MUCH CHOICE

    Too much choice may lead to a cycle of shaky Governments, writes Political Science…