Rijksmuseum highlights: What to see at the Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum is one of the most famous museums in the world. And the one you definitely shouldn’t miss while in Amsterdam. Covering more than 800 years of Dutch art and history, it’s home to around one million objects. That’s why it could be a bit hard to plan your visit to it and decide on … Read more Rijksmuseum highlights: What to see at the Rijksmuseum

Virtual Museum Visits, Day 1: Johannes Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum

Due to our forced home staycations, I decided to start a little project and take you to a different museum each day. We’ll start with a virtual museum visit to the Rijksmuseum and their collection of paintings created by Johannes Vermeer. And, of course, since we should #stayhome, we’re going to do that virtually. They … Read more Virtual Museum Visits, Day 1: Johannes Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum

Best Amsterdam Blogs 2020 – Selected by Locals!

Every year we ask our own Amsterdam bloggers about their favorite independent Amsterdam blogs & websites. Apart from their own Spotted by Locals Amsterdam blog of course 🙂 Here’s a list of their tips – in alphabetical order! Amsterdam Foodie Vicky Hampton from Amsterdam Foodie has been checking out all the newest locals Amsterdam food … Read more Best Amsterdam Blogs 2020 – Selected by Locals!

Your Guide Through Amsterdam Art Weekend

Although being famous for its Golden Ages, Rembrandt‘s and Vermeer’s paintings at the Rijksmuseum, and the biggest collection of Van Gogh’s works, Amsterdam has a vibrant contemporary art scene, as well. And the best time to explore it is during the annual Amsterdam Art Weekend. Amsterdam Art Weekend Although I studied Art History, I’m always … Read more Your Guide Through Amsterdam Art Weekend

Rachelle Meyer’s Faces on the Amsterdam Ferry

Before the new Amsterdam South-North metro line was opened in mid-2018, a ferry was the only way for cyclists and pedestrians to travel to and from Amsterdam Noord neighbourhood. One of those daily commuters was an artist Rachelle Meyer. During a short 15-minutes ride she made numerous sketches of her fellow Amsterdammers. Drawings from her … Read more Rachelle Meyer’s Faces on the Amsterdam Ferry