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Photo contest – My Amsterdam

We are celebrating our beautiful city of Amsterdam on the Culture Tourist this September. We’ve already shared a lot of great content, pictures and things to do on the blog and our social media channels. But, we’re also organizing a a very nice ‘Photo contest’ and the ‘Rijksmuseum Workshop’ (for more info about it, take a look here) for you. Photo contest As a part of our GIVEAWAY we are organizing a photo contest dedicated to our beautiful city of Amsterdam. Share your favourite photo of Amsterdam with us and we’re going to chose a winner who’s going to receive…

The best museums in Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum south side and view on I amsterdam sign

According to Wikipedia, there are more then 90 museums in Amsterdam. It’s a home to the second (Van Gogh Museum) and the third (Rijksmuseum) best museums in the world, recently declared in a study made by the University of Rotterdam. There is definitely something for everyone, from the collections of some of the best Dutch artists in the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank’s House to the smaller places like a Houseboat Museum. However, if you’re still not sure where to go, here are some of the best museums in Amsterdam. The best museums in Amsterdam Amsterdam Classics #1 – Rijksmuseum Address: Museumstraat…

September in Amsterdam (Giveaways, ‘Rijksmuseum Workshop’ and more)

View on Amstel in Amsterdam

It looks like with our summer vacation being over, the warm sunny weather is going towards its end too. Well, you can start reading those articles about beating the post vacation blues. Or, you can do something much more fun, and pretend to be a tourist in your own city. That’s what I’ve decided to do! I’ve prepared a lot of content dedicated to Amsterdam for this September. I’ll also share a lot of pics of Amsterdam on my social media channels. And, we are going to have not one, but two giveaways on a blog this month! But, the…

Biking through the Dutch Dunes

Highland cattle resting in Dutch dunes

One of the reasons I moved from Amsterdam to Haarlem was to enjoy the nature more, vicinity of the sea and a Zuid-Kennemerland National Park. So, when the last weekend, weather forecast showed a beautiful sunny day, we decided to take our bicycles and cycle from Haarlem to IJmuiden. And we chose longer but more beautiful way, through the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park. How to get there from Amsterdam? # – Zuid-Kennemerland National Park is easily accessible from Amsterdam. You should take a train to Haarlem (departs every 10 minutes) and it will take you some 15 minutes to get there.…

The Ultimate Travel Guide: Amsterdam

Bridge in Amsterdam with bicycles

After living in Amsterdam for the last three years I’ve get to know the city quite well. I’ve already found my favourite places, have been in the most of museums and found some secret spots, as well. So, I’ve finally decided it’s time to write something about one of my favourite cities. And here it is – everything you need to know in this Ultimate Travel Guide of Amsterdam with the best city has to offer. The Ultimate Travel Guide: Amsterdam Founded in the 12th century as a small village by the herring fisherman, Amsterdam experienced its Golden Age during the…

Photo Journal: Winter in Amsterdam

I was waiting to see the snow in Amsterdam for the last three years! And when I finally saw it I felt in love with the city all over again. Somehow, it became even more beautiful, peaceful and charming. I took my camera and went for a walk around the oldest part of Amsterdam – the Red Light District. Here are some photos I took.