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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March 24, 2018

How does one experience a life of travel and adventure when money is scarce? Travelling does not have to cost an arm and a leg. This past December, wracked with the winter blues and anxious for a break from the Dam but managing light pockets... spare...

March 17, 2018

I’ve been an “expat” since August of 2014, and I’m still figuring out how to cement my new lifestyle and place here in Amsterdam. This quest to be a global citizen has been a whirlwind ride...

March 8, 2018

Sometimes, when I’m a few blocks from my apartment and I find myself in Dam Square, I stop for a sec, get present, and marvel at how far I have come. I live a hop, skip and a jump from the freaking Royal Palace for goodness sakes! I remember when I was in a teeny tiny rented room on the far edge of town, stressed out...

March 2, 2018

Thanks to our Creative Collective partner, Ariel Tinsey, Steph and I were able to see how one-percenters really live.

February 5, 2018

Verzetsmuseum tells the story of how the Dutch people endured Nazi Germany occupied Netherlands during World War II between 1940 and 1945.

January 7, 2018

The annual Amsterdam Light Festival returned on November 30th, 2017, and will be displayed until January 21st, 2018.

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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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