Kingsday in Amsterdam

Kingsday in Amsterdam!

April 27th is sinds two years the most popular date in the Dutch agenda, a street event wich seems to grow annually and is worth planning a visit around. Special clubnights and parties are held both the night before and the night after; however, to gain entree you’ll need to book in advance, either at […]

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Coffeeshop Amsterdam


Perhaps the most famous attraction in Amsterdam is the coffeeshop. But: here you are not in for the coffee. Leave your concerns at the door and enjoy good reggae music and its herbs. Visit one of the hundreds of coffeeshops in Amsterdam. Different directions tip: when you’re not used to smoke “Nederwiet”: be prepared!

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NEMO Museum Amsterdam


Amsterdam has a wide range of museums. From historical art to contemporary art, from colonial history to photography, everything is represented. Below are some interesting museums: Amsterdam Museum Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 359, 1012 RM Amsterdam Rijksmuseum Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam Van Gogh Museum Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam Anne Frank House Prinsengracht 263-267, 1016 GV […]

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Red Light District Amsterdam

The Red Light District

Do not let your eyes be blinded by the red light in this district. The Wallen, where an erotic world opens right before your eyes. Women behind the windows, live sex-shops and peep-shows. Walk through the narrow alleys and visit the ancient church between the red lights. Different directions tip: Walk up the Zeedijk for […]

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Entertainment in Amsterdam


Amsterdam is known for it’s great nightlife. Big clubs with several music like hip-hop & soul, house and lounge and off course big pop temples with the world great bands. An overview of Amsterdam Travelcafé’s favourite places: Paradiso (Leidseplein) Winston (Warmoesstraat, next to Dam square) Melkweg (Leidseplein) Trouw (Wibautstraat, Amsterdam east) Sugar Factory (Leidseplein) Bitterzoet […]

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The Jordaan - Amsterdam

The Jordaan

One of the most sparkling neighbourhoods in Amsterdam is the Jordaan. This traditionally working class area reflects the real Amsterdam city life. Enjoy the streetscape and atmosphere that is often the subject in the original songs from Amsterdam. Look around in one of the cool shops and have a look at the North Market. Have […]

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Boats in Amsterdam


One of the things one must do in Amsterdam is to sail through its canals. View the city from the water and see it from a different perspective. Leave the Busy street and surrender yourself to the atmosphere of the city’s canals. Different directions tip: Rent a boat that you can control yourself and sail […]

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Parks in Amsterdam


Whether the weather is good, you have to go to one of Amsterdam’s many parks. The Vondelpark offers the perfect opportunity to picnic, a game of soccer or just to enjoy a drink in the sun. Other parks are Oosterpark, Rembrandtpark, Flevopark, Sarphatipark. Different directions tip: The Westerpark. Here are the old west gasworks.The buildings […]

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Market in Amsterdam


Visiting the city markets is the fastest way to get in touch with the people of Amsterdam. Interested in shopping for little money or fresh products to cook, there are several markets where you can go. The Albert Cuyp market has it all which also includes cosy terraces to relax after a long day of […]

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