typically amsterdam

Unusual museums

Amsterdam’s museums are world-famous and even without having visited the city, most people know about the Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank House and ...

Amsterdam in the movies

There’s always a sense of excitement when you’re watching a movie and somewhere familiar pops up. And as Amsterdam is such a unique and visually recog...

Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn has remained a household name all around the world for centuries. But who was Rembrandt and why does he have such lasting fame? Del...


The Jordaan is possibly the most famous neighbourhood in the Netherlands. Akin to the reputation enjoyed by London’s Cockneys, this once working-class...

Amsterdam School

Wandering through the city, touches of Renaissance and Art Deco design are evident in Amsterdam's beautiful architecture. But it's the intricate brick...

Open Garden Days

Diverse grachtentuinen
19/06/2020 - 21/06/2020
For one weekend only, visit the pristine gardens of some of Amsterdam’s finest canal houses and experience the quiet oases during ...

Open Tuinen West

Cabralstraat 1
More then twenty urban paradises are hidden behind the nineteenth century houses of Amsterdam West. In June these green gems will ...

Amsterdam moments

20 Jun 2019
Amsterdam is brimming with wonderful spots to while away the hours. From buzzy bars to quiet spots in gardens, you’ll find the perfect place to ...

Anne Frank

Anne Frank is one of Amsterdam’s best-known historical figures. Anne and her family lived in hiding from the Nazis for more than two years in a house ...