Entries by Astrid Niewold

Four reasons to visit Amsterdam in June

Hello June, hello summer! From early sunny mornings to long, balmy evenings – there is no time to waste during this first month of the summer season. Amsterdam has plenty of activities in store, so grab your agenda and mark the following events:  Architecture Month Amsterdam Amsterdam is best known for its 17th & 18th […]

Hidden-Hideouts; our top 7 terraces in Amsterdam

Sun’s out, terraces out! And there are plenty of terraces in Amsterdam; near to the waterfront and along parks, streets and squares. But wouldn’t you just love for us to reveal some secret hideouts? Here are our favorites. Dignita Hoftuin – You are only lucky to come across this terrace if you know where to […]

Four reasons to visit Amsterdam in May

It’s a new month; the month of flowers, the fifth month of the year and also, the start of outdoor festival season! Amsterdam is beautiful all year round, but it really lives and shines when the sun’s out. A cloudy forecast? Not an issue, since there are plenty of interesting museums. Hereby some suggestions. Het […]

Amsterdam by boat

Curious to see the capital from a different perspective? Amsterdam offers approximately 100km of canals and is thereby worldwide one of the cities with the most water and sometimes even referred to as the “Venice of the North”. History The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with the waterways. The position of the city and […]

Four reasons to visit Amsterdam in April

April is the month of blossoming; time to wake up from you winter sleep and discover new things! Check out these 4 colorful reasons to plan a getaway to Amsterdam now: Tulip Festival Imagine as many tulips in the city as inhabitants… Amsterdam blooms during the Tulip Festival where colorful ribbons and fields of tulips […]

Hooray; King’s Day!

Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, is turning 51 this year. Every year, the country seizes the opportunity to celebrate together. Decorated streets with market stalls, boat parties and lots of cheerful people of all ages… that’s Amsterdam on the 27th of April. It’s not only the Dutch though who dress up in orange and celebrate. […]

Four reasons to visit Amsterdam in March

It’s the first day of March, which means spring is well on its way! Astronomically speaking that is – weather experts will beg to differ. But no matter the weather, March is the perfect time to discover the best hidden secrets of the city. Here’s our top 4: Dutch Masters from the Hermitage You can’t […]