An Afternoon at the Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum certainly is Holland’s most prestigious museum, showcasing Dutch history back to its very beginning. I was deeply impressed by how many works of art date back to the Middle Ages or even earlier. Colonial history and its influence in classical art also had a big focus, which I appreciated as this really helps…

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Pluk Amsterdam – The Cutest Brunch Spot in Amsterdam

Time to introduce you to my favorite little brunch spot in Amsterdam! Ok, it’s not really a secret as Pluk has loads of followers on Instagram and it is notoriously known as the girlie brunch spot in Amsterdam. Anyway, stay tuned for my review on Pluk! Pluk is known for their small but insanely delicious…

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Daytrip to Rotterdam – Holland’s Modern Port City

Last week offered insanely great weather for sightseeing, so a friend of mine and me decided to go see the Netherland’s second largest city: Rotterdam. Rotterdam is home to Europe’s largest port, and the city’s economy and history is largely tied to the shipping industry. It definitely is a city of big business, with skyscrapers…

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Café Crawl with ISN Amsterdam

Amsterdam has loads of cute little cafés and restaurants, so it is quite easy to feel overwhelmed with the amount of places you will encounter. I recently joined a Café Crawl, organized by the ISN Amsterdam network, to experience some of Amsterdam’s cute cafés. Anyway, here’s the places we went to! Le Pain Quotidien This…

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MOCO Amsterdam: The Banksy Exhibition

Banksy is a mysterious character, not only in the world of art, but also in the criticism of 21st century culture. Combining those two, he expresses his views mostly in graffiti. Little is known about the artist himself, which is probably part of his devotion to art. This and the fact that his artworks mirror…

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Café Winkel 43 – The Best Appeltaart in Amsterdam

As spring has finally started to arrive here in Amsterdam, we decided to stroll around the city and have some delicious Dutch apple pie at one of the best spots in town. Café Winkel 43 is notoriously known for having the best appeltaart, so we got in line to be seated. The place is really…

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Night Out at the Marktkantine

Last Saturday was my first time going out to a proper club in Amsterdam since I arrived in the city, so you can already guess how excited I was to go! A friend of mine, Nina, was celebrating her birthday so we all met up for pre-drinks beforehand and had a really cool time together.…

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Volendam and Zaanse Schans – A Daytrip to the Dutch Countryside

Last Saturday my friends and I went on a daytrip to Volendam and Zaanse Schans to enjoy the first sunny days of spring. The trip was organized by the ISN Amsterdam network and was really cheap, so we had to participate! Volendam is a super cute little town by the Markermeer and famous for its…

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ISN’s Winter Introduction Week 2019

I finally made it to Amsterdam after lots of sad goodyes and a terrible flight cancellation. I was so glad when the plabe touched down and I had finally made it to the place I had been thinking of for almost a year. The first few days are usually the hardest for me considering the…

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