You wake up in Amsterdam and boom: spring has sprung! After locking yourself in during the cold and dark months, time has come to get rid of that comfy blanket and greet springtime like a long lost friend. Organize your wardrobe (but keep some sweaters, you are in the Netherlands after all) and read our guide for spring activities in Amsterdam.
After visiting a lot of museums and other cultural activities, it’s time to blow of some steam! The Amsterdam nightlife is super versatile. From crazy clubs nights to intimate jazz sessions and from brown cafés to concerts. During the night, Amsterdam has something to offer to everyone.
You’ve been planning your trip to Amsterdam for weeks and the moment is finally there: the plane touches the Dutch soil and you’re in the Netherlands! Whoohoo! Although the airport is called Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, it’s not located within the city borders of Amsterdam. So you have to figure out how to get from the airport to the Amsterdam city center. We listed a few suggestions for you.
The city of Amsterdam might not be the largest city around, so the attractions and sights to see are really dense and there’s just so much one can do in a few hours. If you have a layover in Amsterdam or you only have 24 hours to spent in the capital of The Netherlands, it’s nice to have some pointers on where to go. We figured it’s nice to stay close to Amsterdam Central Station, that’s why we made this guide of fun things to do in the Amsterdam Central Station area.
“Name three museums in Amsterdam!” Okay, hmmm, we immediately think of the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk Museum. And we should, because everybody loves to get lost between the Rembrandts, Vermeers and Van Goghs, right. But sometimes you’re just in need of one of the many other pearls in town. That’s why we present to you: 11 special museums in Amsterdam.
This year we celebrate the Year of Rembrandt and the Golden Age. In 2019 it’s 350 years ago Rembrandt took his dying breath, but his impact on Amsterdam is still noticeable on a daily basis. Same goes for the Golden Age, of course. This age of economic prosperity really left its mark on the city of Amsterdam. Experience it yourself on our Open Boat goes Golden Age canal cruise.
During winter time in Amsterdam you’re guaranteed of a healthy dose of low temperatures, snow and a whole lot of lovely moments with a blanket on the couch. Because, let’s be honest: looking outside and seeing those gray skies once again, doesn’t persuade you to go outside, right? We're about to change that!
In the weekend of February 14th to February 17th we are arranging a Valentines special on our dining cruises. Whether it’s your lover, a dear friend, your family or a secret crush, make your loved one feel special in a culinary way. Because everybody knows: the way to someone’s heart is through the stomach.
You did it: that one special person said ‘yes’ and you two are going on a date! You picked the perfect outfit and of course you already know what topics to bring up, but where are you two going?! Whether you’re in a steady relationship for years or you just started dating, the options for nice activities in Amsterdam might be overwhelming sometimes. And that’s exactly why we summed up our favorite dating spots in Amsterdam for you!
Since the I Amsterdam sign has been removed from Museumplein, the city has lost a characteristic photo spot. But there's no need to be bummed out! The set of letters is going to be situated at multiple locations throughout the city in the few upcoming years. And did you know the I Amsterdam landmarks can be found at more sites? We've listed them for you!