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February 24, 2019

Before leaving for winter holiday, I was invited to fashion designer Sepehr Maghsoudi’s intimate viewing of his 18th collection -...

September 19, 2018

Hello and happy Wednesday to all the readers out there! I spent this past Sunday cruising the famed NDSM and its inspired me to ta...

September 11, 2018

For the first time, nine monumental sculptures by Spanish Basque artist, Eduardo Chillida (1924-2002), have been selected to grace...

August 17, 2018

Last month, ever on the quest to find things to do in my increasingly familiar adopted city, I read about the Keti Koti Festival c...

June 17, 2018

Happy Sunday all you new Amsterdammers out there. Guess what I happened upon while wandering around the city looking for something...

June 3, 2018

Next time you’re in Spui Square peer behind the mysterious wooden door, venture down the tiled hallway, and be prepared to transpo...

May 19, 2018

One of the perks of living in this small, densely populated country is its bike-friendly infrastructure and the comprehensive publ...

May 10, 2018

Accessories are this girl's best friend, and lucky for me, I was able to visit Tassen Museum of Bags and Purses, a three-floor...

April 28, 2018

Koningsdag, held on 27th of April, is a country-wide celebration marking the birth of King Willem-Alexander. The festivity begins...

April 14, 2018

New to Amsterdam trying to find ways to connect with native residents on a genuine level while discovering the city? The Dutch tra...

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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 Septmber - 3 February│10 am - 5 pm

De Nieuwe Kerk

Dam, 1012 JS Amsterdam

Admission: Ticket prices vary

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