Local Tip There's nothing a tourist loves more than standing with his/her favorite personality and getting a picture taken. So why not go for the next best thing. Visit the Madame Tussauds Museum, pose with celebrities...
Local Tip Along with diamonds, jewellery and luxury watches, the store also sells a range of personal items and gifts like pens, photograph frames and cuff links. The brands to watch out for here are Mont Blanc and...
The story of Dutch romance with art is one of effervescence, celebration. A bright spark in an age dominated by colonial European politics. A time...more »
Amsterdam is, in my opinion, one of the best cities to live...more »
Amsterdam never fails to surprise. You could frequent its narrow, winding lanes along canal houses and waterways for years and still find something new across the next bend. This article will...more »
Andrew Gide, the noted French author and Nobel Prize winner, once said, “It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing...more »
King's Day in Amsterdam, Koningsdag in Dutch, is the biggest festival of the year in the Netherlands. Amsterdam will explode into an orange bonanza with the people, boats, houses and canals all decorated in the national colour. People celebrate by having what the Dutch call a 'freemarket' with everybody allowed to sell their stuff on the... more »
Halpin is equally at home playing to a small folk club audience and a large festival crowd. He is also one of the hardest touring musicians on the scene today with upwards of 160 shows per year all over the world. October 2012 will see the release of the long awaited Songbook 3 containing all the songs from his last 3 releases. more »
TIM O'SHEA is from Killarney in the south west of Ireland. He has been working solo, and in several bands since the late 1980's. Tim's repertoire draws from the dance music of his native Sliabh Luachra and West Kerry folk traditions and the singing of Irish and Scottish performers like Jimmy McCarthy, Paul Brady, Dick Gaughan and Andy M.... more »
Remembrance Day on the 4th of May takes place in both Amsterdam and the rest of the Netherlands. This is a day of remembrance for all the soldiers and civilians that lost their lives during World War II as well as more recent peacekeeping missions and conflicts. Dam Square in Amsterdam was the location for the very first Remembrance Day back... more »
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