I amsterdam Blog

Welcome to the official blog of I amsterdam. A place to share stories of life in Amsterdam, our blog takes a sideways look at life in the city for visitors, locals and anyone who’s interested in getting under the skin of this city.
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Meet our authors

A-Mag

The latest posts from A-mag - Amsterdam’s city magazine. Created especially for international visitors and residents, it's packed full of inside...

Alison McGarry

Having only just shaken off the jetlag from the 23-hour flight, this New Zealander is discovering Amsterdam’s charms on a daily basis. Alison ha...

Colleen Geske

Colleen Geske is the blogger and best-selling author behind the brand 'Stuff Dutch People Like’. Originally from Canada, Colleen has called Amst...

Fieke Flier

As a heart-and-soul Amsterdam resident without a garden, you can often find me in green spots around the city with my 4-year-old rascal, or cruising a...

I amsterdam

I amsterdam is the official motto of the city of Amsterdam. The website Iamsterdam.com is trusted by more than a million visitors a month looking to v...

Jayne Robinson

After writing about all things cultural and lifestyle for over a decade in the UK, Jayne switched the rainy cobbles of Manchester for the equally rain...

Lauren Comiteau

Lauren Comiteau is a journalist and writer who has covered the Netherlands for TIME magazine, CBS, BBC, The Chicago Tribune and others since 1996. A f...

Marie Peze

Marie got a Fisher Price camera for Christmas as a kid, which she switched for more professional gear during the decade she worked as a cinematographe...

Marisse Reyes

Born in the US, raised in Southeast Asia and now based in Amsterdam and Ubud, Marisse sees her self as a true world citizen. As a freelance food and t...

Mark Smith

Mark Smith is a British writer and editor living in Amsterdam. His journalistic adventures in the Netherlands have included tracking down the country’...

Rhys Elliott

Rhys’ love of writing spans back as far as he can remember. Enticed by the video game magazines of the 90s, a young Rhys decided to try his hand at wr...

Robyn Collinge

Robyn is a British expat who has fallen head over heels for this handsome city and its irresistible charm. Peanut butter and IPAs make her world go ro...

Steven McCarron

Recommending Amsterdam's cultural wares for more than a decade now, Steven first began dishing out advice on I amsterdam back in 2006, as well as spre...

Tracy Abraham

A passionate traveller and curator of hidden hotspots and amazing experiences via her blog Amsterdam Wonderland, Tracy was whisked to Amsterdam in 200...