NDSM Werf – The Art Center of Amsterdam

The NDSM Werf is home to a variety of murals, graffitis and art installations throughout the whole year. Situated in the Noord part of town, the area offers vast spaces which are not only used for art purposes but also serve as festival grounds. The ferry ride there is free and it takes you to…

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G’s Brunch Boat – The Breakfast Spot on the Canals

As I have already been to G’s in de Pijp and loved their Eggs Benedict more than any other ones I’ve had in the Dam so far, I was more than excited to check out their brunch boat last weekend. My friends from Austria came to visit and they brought some mad good weather with…

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My Time in Amsterdam is Almost Over

I can’t believe how fast time flies and I have yet to realize that I will soon be back home in Austria. I spent almost 5 months in this beautiful city and got to experience exchange life to the fullest. My emotions right now are completely over the place. One part of me is longing…

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Vondelpark and Dutch Weather Struggles

The weather got a little better last week, so we decided to just lay in the sun a bit and enjoy the scenery of Vondelpark. Being the biggest park in Amsterdam, you would expect that there’s a lot of open space and nature. The truth is though that this is the exact opposite on sunny…

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Keukenhof Flower Gardens

As spring is in full bloom and summer is slowly approaching, I took a trip to Keukenhof. This huge botanical garden is home to a variety of different flowers. The main reasons tourists love this place is because it is somehow stereotypically Dutch, as it is right next to the big tulip fields of Lisse.…

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Music On Amsterdam 2019

Last weekend I got to go to another festival here in the Netherlands called Music On. It was situated a little outside of Amsterdam in the Havenpark, which is a big site for festivals of all types. The festival had a really great techno/house line up, which I really enjoyed. The vibe there was great,…

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DGTL Amsterdam 2019

Festival season has finally started here in the Netherlands and I was off to a good start at DGTL! This two-day techno extravaganza takes place at various locations throughout the world and I was lucky enough to get a ticket to their Amsterdam date. I had the Weekender pass which allowed me to go to…

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Kingsday in Amsterdam 2019: My Experience

Kingsday is the day when all of the Netherlands turn orange and go out on the streets to party in honor of Koning Willem-Alexander’s Birthday celebrations. Needless to say, I was glad to be on exchange here in beautiful Amsterdam when this extravaganza went down. Even though orange is literally my least favorite color, I…

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Daytrip to Den Haag & Scheveningen

Sorry for not posting for a while on here, I’ve been rather busy with my university assignments and traveling. Anyway here’s my little update on my daytrip to Den Haag and Scheveningen. Den Haag is the city that is home to all administrative departments of the Netherlands and also home to embassies of all nations…

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Daytrip to Zandvoort aan Zee

Spring has finally arrived here in the Netherlands and the weather gradually gets better. Last Sunday I got to spend some time at the beautiful beach of Zandvoort aan Zee, which is a popular seaside spot close to Amsterdam. Trains to Zandvoort go about every 30 minutes and the ride takes like 35 minutes from…

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