5 places to visit in Amsterdam West

5 places to visit in Amsterdam West

Often, the center of Amsterdam is all you need. But then there are those days, perhaps at the height of summer when you’ve only just managed to avoid your third tourist who blithely stepped out onto the bicycle path, that you’re desperate for something else. On those days, why not try Amsterdam West? It’s an […]

The House with a Thousand Windows

Gevel de drie hendricken

Half way down the Bloemgracht at number 87-91 there is the House with a Thousand Windows. This house is also known as “the Triplet house” or “De Drie Hendricken. Actually three houses, this is a very quaint golden-age building with step-gables. How much windows does this house have? Since we like to verify all facts […]

6 Surprising Museums in Amsterdam

7 surprising museums

Have you been in Amsterdam before? Or you don’t want to stand in line for the bigger museums like Van Gogh or Rijks? Consider these 6 museums to broaden your visit to our lovely city. Check for opening hours on the websites. Pianola museum Interested in musical instruments? A collection of automatic pianos and related […]

Are the coffeeshops only for tourists?

Whilst you may get the impression that the coffee shops are only for tourists, the Dutch definitely enjoy the occasional joint. Are They Legal? The Coffeeshops are still something that pique the interest of tourists. They were one of the first places you could buy weed and hash without running the risk of getting arrested […]