The 5 Best Cafés in Amsterdam

One of my dearest hobbies during my time in Amsterdam was to try out cute little cafés (not coffeeshops, duh) with my friends. As there’s a whole abundance of sweet spots in this town I felt like a ranking of my favorite places was necessary. Here’s my favorite cafés in Amsterdam! Pluk – Jordaan District…

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My Favorite Boutiques in Jordaan – Shopping in Amsterdam

The Jordaan district of Amsterdam is home to many cute little boutiques that sell unique clothing and accessories. During my time in Holland I definitely spent quite some money in these places. Since I know everyone appreciates some insider info on where to shop, here’s my take on that! Beadies Beadies is a jewelry supply…

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My Dorm in Amsterdam – The Student Hotel Amsterdam City: An Honest Review

In this post I want to do I big review on my semester stay at The Student Hotel Amsterdam Center. As you might already guess, this post will be super loooong and picture-heavy. Anyway, I hope I can help out anyone who is looking for accommodation in Amsterdam! Why not a regular dorm? First of…

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Things I Wish I Had Known Before Going Abroad

Going abroad is one of those experiences that everyone who has done it seems to rave about. It almost seems as if there are no bad things to it, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. No one really likes to admit that there’s days in your exchange when it really just sucks or…

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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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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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Sky Lounge Amsterdam

Recently I got to spend an evening at the renowned Sky Lounge at Amsterdam’s Hilton DoubleTree with a friend of mine. As this location is mentioned in every single ranking of rooftop bars in all of Amsterdam I was more than excited to go! The SkyLounge is situated in Amsterdam’s Doubletree by Hilton. You enter…

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Polaberry: the Most Instagrammable Place in Amsterdam

Unless you’ve never installed the Instagram app, chances are you’ve stumbled across this picture-perfect place. Polaberry is insta-famous for their elaborately decorated chocolate-covered strawberries. Their founder Polina is an Amsterdam-based influencer from Moscow, who has a high interest in cute food and chique places. It was a really sunny day, so we strolled around the…

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