Classical Music and Canals….. welcome to the Amsterdam Grachtenfestival !

Floating stages, open skies and beautiful music.  Get ready for it, because this year’s Grachtenfestival edition will be held between August 15th and August 24th. The Grachtenfestival (‘Canal Festival’) is an annual festival of classical music held at special locations around the city centre. Over a period of ten days, the Grachtenfestival provides a stage […]

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Gay!

Gay: having or showing a merry, lively mood: gay spirits; gay music. Synonyms: cheerful, gleeful, happy, glad, cheery, light hearted, joyous, joyful, jovial; sunny, lively, vivacious, sparkling; chipper, playful. Sounds good to us! From the 26th of July till the 3rd of August it’s Amsterdam Gay Pride time again!    Get ready for a full […]

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New in Town: Meatballs

We suppose if there is one rule of thumb when it comes to restaurants, it would be: The more specialized you are, the more special you will be. With that in mind, please allow us to introduce you to Meatballs. Meatballs is a small drop-in restaurant, serving (OMG you guessed it, you’re so clever!) meatballs […]

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What to do in Amsterdam in July

Buckle your seatbelts everybody, this is going to be an excellent month. Here’s a selection of what to do: Docu by Night (I.D.F.A.) at Pakhuis de Zwijger: (today through 20 July, Tuesday through Friday, starting at 10 pm) Do you remember last November during the International Documentary Festival when you wanted to see all of […]

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What to do in June in Amsterdam

You know that big European-wide spectacle of sport that is going on right now for the next few weeks?  That thing that involves men from countries all over the continent kicking a ball around in Poland and the Ukraine? Yes, well this post is nothing about that.  Because chances are you are already watching that […]

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