Theme Year 2019: 350 Years Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age Celebrate Rembrandt’s life and the extraordinary century in which he lived in museums throughout Holland with theme year Rembrandt and the Golden Age.  Rembrandt lived and painted in a special time in the seventeenth century better known as the Dutch Golden Age. In 2019

The Winter Festival of Amsterdam Amsterdam Light Festival puts Amsterdam in the spotlights during the dark winter months. In December and January, the city sparkles with many light art installations. National and international artists have created unique works of art, most of which were made specifically for Amsterdam Light Festival. The canals of Amsterdam form

It’s a Kind of Magic … Would you like to see a magic trick? Well, because our team is in for anything, we didn’t say no. But genuinely the image of magicians is not really sexy or appealing. An old guy comes to mind, who’s wearing white gloves and will attempt to pull a rabbit

This weekend we celebrate Pentecost, in Christianity this means the remembrance of the Holy Spirit. In Holland it also means we have the Monday off! Time to brainstorm about some fun things to do during Pentecost weekend. We put together five of our favorite activities for a long weekend in Holland! A cruise over the

From 1996 till 2017 the name of this football stadium was Amsterdam ArenA. After a long period of discussion the Amsterdam ArenA is renamed to the Johan Cruijff ArenA. This decision was made public on the 25th of April 2017, supposed to be 70th birthday of Johan Cruijff. Johan Cruyff was born in 1947 in Betondorp, Amsterdam. During his

The Maritime Museum (Scheepvaartmuseum) is a Dutch museum in Amsterdam dedicated to the shipping history of the Netherlands. It contains the second largest maritime collection in the world. It is exactly 100 years ago that the museum was founded. For this reason, the museum has put together an exhibition of 350 exceptional objects from the