Founded in the late century, Amsterdam’s name originates from a dam on the Amstel River. The city is also often called the “Venice of the North”, due to its many canals.
It’s spring 2015 now and I’m sitting in front of my laptop in a cozy and lovely cafeteria in Amsterdam, sipping my skinny latte and typing my next blog post. Life is full of surprises and dreams do really come true…
The Sex Museum in Amsterdam: a rich and interesting collection of the objects about the human sexuality: art as well as photographs, china, figures, plates, arms and many other items – all that composed in sometimes a bit old-fashioned presentation.
Getting around Amsterdam – all options with prices, useful links and handy tips for everyone who is planning on visiting Amsterdam on the cheap.
Amsterdam is considered to be one of the most expensive cities in Europe, so you may ask: what can I do for only €12 in Amsterdam? Well, surprisingly a lot – from boat ride to exploring cheese museum and taking a selfie at I Amsterdam sign located at the back of the Rijksmuseum on Museumplein.
I am happy to announce a launch of my new blog titled Run Agness Run. You may not know, but I love baking, cooking and running so I decided to launch a blog on my healthy lifestyle in Amsterdam.
If you’re a big fan of Dutch history and exploring maritime museums, the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam would be top-notch choice. Get ready for a wonderful experience stepping back in time.
Shopping in Amsterdam may be not only affordable, but also colorful and lively as exploring local markets is a great way to clinch a bargain while picking up a few Dutch souvenirs for your friends and family back home!
Finding your own place to live in Amsterdam can be a challenge. However, with some basic knowledge of housing system and rights, search and the right advice, you can find your perfect home in the city.
After over 3 years of constant voyages across Asia, I decided to get back to Europe for 12 months. In September 2014 I start my master’s degree in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) combined with a part-time job.
It’s easy to spend a fortune in one of the most famous and stylish capitals in Europe, but Amsterdam has a lot of free goodies up for grabs. Here are top 5 attractions totally free of charge, yet interesting and so much fun.
A selection of photos I have taken when strolling down the streets of the “Venice of the North”. Beautiful canals, historical bridges and old bikes – this is how Amsterdam welcomed me again this summer.