Pathé Tuschinski – Hollywood allure

If you ask me, movie theater Tuschinski is the most beautiful Pathé (the biggest cinema chain in the Netherlands) in Amsterdam, if not the entire country. The interior and exterior has a mix of styles, namely: Amsterdamse School, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. As it is locally centered between the Flower Market and Rembrandtplein, this is also the … Read more Pathé Tuschinski – Hollywood allure

Tolhuistuin – Cultural garden

This is literally a hidden hot spot in Amsterdam. Cross the water by ferry (already a treat by itself!) to ‘Buiksloterweg’ and you’ll hit the Tolhuistuin Restaurant to your left-hand side. Downstairs is a concert hall, a successful branch of the legendary club ‘Paradiso’ in the center. But since ‘tuin’ means ‘garden’ in Dutch, the curious visitor … Read more Tolhuistuin – Cultural garden

Concerto – For extensive record shopping

Concerto is simply the best place to go for vinyl shopping. It’s a music store spread out over half a city block on the Utrechtsestraat filled with -both second hand and new- vinyl, cds, books, dvds even a café – for when your arms grow weary from flipping through those endless aisles of music. Although … Read more Concerto – For extensive record shopping

Where to travel in 2020: Month by month recommendations

Besides making some New Years resolutions (especially to lose all the weight you gained throughout the holidays), the beginning of January is a great time to plan your trips for the next year. In order to make choosing both the best place and the time of the year to visit it, I made this list … Read more Where to travel in 2020: Month by month recommendations

Amsterdam weather in January

Amsterdam Tourist Information – January in Amsterdam Amsterdam is beautiful any time of the year, and January is no exception — provided you dress for the occasion. According to the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI[ref]Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute[/ref]), January is the coldest month in most of the Netherlands. Along the sea … Read more Amsterdam weather in January