Tag: Amsterdam


Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Amsterdam’s Red Light District but Were Afraid to Ask

Originally published on the Eating Europe blog, August 21, 2014 Featured photo by Jordan Merrick on Unsplash When you hear Amsterdam, you probably think canals, cannabis and the Red Light District. Not surprisingly, as you’re wandering the streets of the Oudezijds Voorburgwaland Oudezijds Achterburgwal, you’re likely to have a lot of questions about the Red Light District (RLD), feeling a […]

Food Culture Travel

Best New Restaurants in Amsterdam: Where (and How) to Eat in 2016

Originally published on the Eating Europe blog, February 16, 2016 Featured photo by Ali Inay on Unsplash There are so many new restaurants and cafés opening every month in Amsterdam that it’s difficult to keep track of them all. That’s why we decided to take a look at them from the point of view of the most recent […]

Art & History

How to See the Rijksmuseum in 2 Hours

Originally published on the Eating Europe blog, August 24, 2015 I worked just next door to the Rijskmuseum for 2 years, and until a week ago I hadn’t even been inside. I know, I know. It’s shameful. I tried to use the size of the museum and my short attention span as excuses, but enough […]

Columns Fun & Entertainment

Weirdos of the World, Unite in Amsterdam!

“Don’t go to Amsterdam,” they said. “Your car will be burned, you’ll get stuck on a train, the noise will perforate your eardrums,” they said. Bullshit. Queen’s Day in Amsterdam was actually quite bearable. But walking down the crowded streets overflowing with orange, I was wondering what is it with this particular day that it lures so many tourists, […]

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