Local Tip While at Zaanse Schans head for one of the working windmills here. It's such a unique experience to climb inside a working windmill with the huge sails flying over your head. Paint mill De Kat and oil mill De...
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Amsterdam is, in my opinion, one of the best cities to live in. Not only is it beautiful, it is also vibrant with plenty going on. It has a rich...more »
They grace the countryside. They are an icon, a machine,...more »
Andrew Gide, the noted French author and Nobel Prize winner, once said, “It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves—in finding themselves.” In the course of life,...more »
Introduction De Wallen. Rossebuurt. The centre of legalized prostitution. Call it whatever you like, the Red Light District is a landmark...more »
Cinedans is an international dance and movie festival featuring short and full-length dance films, documentaries, installations and a children's programme. Alongside an extensive film programme, the festival also includes lectures, debates and workshops delving into all aspects of film and dance. more »
Amsterdam’s tolerant cultural landscape has been an umbrella of understanding for the global LGBT community. Most of the festivals, events and institutions with gay or lesbian dogmas are happily accepted in this permissive city. That’s probably why the Roze Filmdagen, or Pink Film Days, has been an enduring example of the blooming... more »
Darren Byrne from Wexford, Ireland has a wild and varied musical background, ranging from the acid-jazz combo fourteen to the trad/skit-blue-grass group The Travelling Sardines to the funk rock trio The Gone Johns. He has two solo albums under his belt: Gone John (2003) and Entertaining Hans Sachs (1999) as well as a number of other recorded... more »
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