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

Alex Hibbert

Always driven by a good story… before beginning his adventure in Amsterdam, Alex worked as a broadcast journalist for the BBC in his home city ...

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...

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...

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 Fieke in green spots around the city with her 4-year-old rascal, or cruisi...

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...

I amsterdam Magazine

The latest posts from I amsterdam Magazine - Amsterdam’s city magazine. Created especially for international visitors and residents, it's packed...

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

This Welshman's love of writing spans back as far as he can remember. Enticed by the gaming magazines of the '90s, a young Rhys decided to try his han...

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...

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...