Heineken must be Amsterdam’s (or even the Netherlands) most famous export product. Everyone (who’s allowed to consume alcoholic beverages) once had a Heineken beer or one of the other beers owned by Heineken: Desperados, Affligem, Bintang, etc. We did some digging into the history of the Dutch beer manufacturer and found interesting facts.
Whether you’re in Amsterdam for a quick layover or you’re in town for a proper holiday, carrying your luggage to your next sightseeing or shopping adventure is a drag. Thankfully, there are a number of options to store your luggage in Amsterdam. We’ve got some suggestions for you right here.
We think Amsterdam is the most beautiful city in the world and we want you to explore it to the fullest. The best way to experience the allure of Amsterdam is by open boat. Let us share all the reasons why.
Amsterdam’s city flag is super badass. We already knew this, of course. But in 2015 it was confirmed by flag enthusiast Roman Mars during one of his TED talks. Aren’t you wondering about the origin of ‘the most badass city flag of the world’? Well, we were! That’s why we did some research.
Amsterdam is seen as a LGBTI+-friendly city. One of the reasons is one of the world’s largest celebrations of the Pride, every last week of July and/or first week of august. Did you know Amsterdam was the first city to decriminalize homosexuality in 1811? The first official public gay bar opened up its doors in 1927. Since then, many more LGBTI-bars and clubs in Amsterdam followed. We’ve listed a few of the many places to go.
Amsterdam Gay Pride is without a doubt one of the happiest events of the year. This year the event takes place from Saturday July 27th until Sunday August 4. During these days there will be festivities and celebrations all over town. In this blog we tell you about the ultimate things to do at Amsterdam Gay Pride 2019. Don't miss these events!