Posts Tagged‘amsterdam’

10 things you should do during the Christmas season in Amsterdam

With the fairytale gabled houses, canals and a lovely Christmas tradition Amsterdam is definitely one of my favourite places to go during the holiday season. There are so many places to see and events to go to during that time of the year. Here is my short guide with 10 things you should do during the Christmas season in Amsterdam. Christmas season in Amsterdam Somehow Amsterdam becomes even more beautiful during the Christmas season. It seems even older, almost like you’ve stepped into some past time. Snow and a Christmas lights creates a perfect setting for that festive time in…

Christmas Cards inspired by Amsterdam

As you already know here at the Culture Tourist we’re always trying to combine art & travel. I’ve already did some great collaborations with artist and designers from around Europe. However, this time I wanted to create something myself. So, with a Christmas just around the corner I’ve designed and drawn some Christmas cards inspired by a beautiful city of Amsterdam and its architecture. Colouring Christmas Cards I love Christmas time! And especially sending the Christmas cards. Designing little cards, choosing the most suitable envelopes and writing a little notes to my friends and family. I believe Christmas cards should…

10 things you didn’t know about the Rijksmuseum

Have you watched the ‘Night at the Museum’ movie? Well, I believe if you’ll spend a night in the Rijksmuseum you’ll also be accompanied with some truly interesting characters. Dutch navy admirals, 17th century children drinking, smoking pipe and eating stroopwafels, lady reading a love letter that obviously isn’t from her husband or a mother looking for a lice in her daughter’s hair. Open way back in 1885, Rijksmuseum, the Dutch National museum, was filled with controversies from the very beginning. So, here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the Rijksmuseum. #1 – It has a road in…

Following the footsteps of Rembrandt in Amsterdam

Rembrandt van Rijn was one of the most famous people and definitely one of the most important painters that lived in Amsterdam. He lived there in the 17th Century and spent most of his career in this city. Many of the places that were important to him could still be seen around the city. That’s why I’ve created this little guide that will help you in following the footsteps of Rembrandt in Amsterdam. Following the footsteps of Rembrandt in Amsterdam Rijksmuseum Address: Museumstraat 1 Probably the best way to start learning about Rembrandt’s life would be by taking a look…

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…