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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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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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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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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Hungry for Holland – Starting my Journey

I had my name put on the waiting list for a semester abroad in November 2017 and in October 2018 I finally received the email to confirm that I will spend half a year in Amsterdam! As you can probably already tell, the process was long and challenging in different ways, but in the end it…

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