Urban Art:

Amsterdam's Street Scene

Hoi! I'm Am, serial wanderer and believer in life without borders. Expat Travel Diaries chronicles the challenges and beauty I encounter while living abroad. Keep reading for my take on Dutch culture, advice on how to see far away lands on a budget, and highlights of budding artists. 

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July 27, 2017

Expat Travel Diaries goes to Fashion Week in Amsterdam for the SPRING / SUMMER 2018 COLLECTIONS!

July 17, 2017

My decision to leave NYC was not an easy choice, I'd been toying with the idea for over a year. After my father’s death, my mom and I’d planned to travel the world upon her return from holiday but she never made it back.

July 16, 2017

I decided to book the Cuban people-to-people educational program with Atlas Obscura. I’ve always loved the offbeat events they’ve offered...

July 10, 2017

My solo trip to Cuba was an emotional one, my attraction was simply that it was a place my mother wanted to visit. We had discussed going for years.

July 8, 2017

Sometimes, when I’m walking around my Canal District neighborhood I think to myself - Amsterdam is seriously the coolest place on the planet...

Curious wanderer. Those are the two words I’d use to describe myself. My father would cringe at that description...

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I'm Am, a freelance content writer living in Amsterdam since 2015. I'm a student in the art of experiences and relish conquering new frontiers. Enjoy my weekly feature articles about my quest to be a global citizen. Guest contributions and original photography by Steph N.

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Open Monuments Day Amsterdam

8 Sepetember - 9 September 2018│10 pm - 5 pm

Various locations

Admission: Free of charge

Klassiek op het Amstelveld

15 September 2018│10:30 am - 10 pm


1017 JD Amsterdam

Admission: Free of charge

Unseen Amsterdam

21 September - 23 September│Fri. 12 pm - 10 pm, Sat. 11 am - 8 pm, and Sun 11 am - 5 pm


Klonne plein 1, 1014 DD Amsterdam

Admission: Ticket prices vary from €16.50 to €25

The Life of Buddha Exhibition

16 September - 3 February│10 am - 5 pm

De Nieuwe Kerk

Dam, 1012 JS Amsterdam

Admission: Ticket prices vary


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