Isn't it time you tried... Whisky?

Isn’t it time you tried… Whisky?

Mar 2, 2015 |  by  |  Food, Spots

We can all agree that Amsterdam is a pretty amazing city, there are so many new and exciting things burgeoning here! But, has there been an establishment that fulfilled whisky fans (like myself) and cocktail enthusiasts’ desires alike in a svelte bar? There wasn’t, until now. (..more)

5 musts at 5 Days Off

5 musts at 5 Days Off

Feb 27, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

It’s that time of year when ADE is starting to feel like a long time ago and it’s not even close to summer and its festival season. Luckily there’s 5 Days Off to help us through these difficult times. For 5 days Paradiso and the Melkweg are the place to be, if you’re into electronic music and dancing the night away that is. Let me give you 5 tips that are worth checking out, that are completely subjective and based on my personal taste. (..more)

WARNING - Don't miss out on your King's Day tickets!

WARNING – Don’t miss out on your King’s Day tickets!

Feb 26, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

You have the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, Mardi Grass in New Orleans and Kingsday in Amsterdam. It is, without a doubt, our country’s biggest event of the year. But, what to do? That’s always the question. We took some time to tip three amazing festivals taking place on this spectacular day. We don’t want you missing out on any festivities, as tomorrow is the day tickets go on sale for all the parties around town. (..more)

The Grand Mokum Hotel, a party with a pinch of history

The Grand Mokum Hotel, a party with a pinch of history

Feb 26, 2015 |  by  |  Event

Computer screens go black, desks have been removed. The staff’s gone home, leaving their impressive office at the Amsteldijk empty and unattended. But not for long. While architectural plans to make it the most luxurious hotel in town are ready to be put into action, a special atmosphere will be created for The Grand Mokum Hotel tomorrow. (..more)

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Is Burning, HYTE, De Ruiskamer

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Is Burning, HYTE, De Ruiskamer

Feb 25, 2015 |  by  |  Event

New name, same concept. Too many plans for the weekend? Let me narrow your options down by weekly suggesting the events where you can meet, dance and drink with Amsterdam’s finest crowds. After all, ‘a hangover ain’t worth the pain if the party is lame’. So here’s where you weekend warriors should go to for next Monday’s hangover. (..more)

Prepare yourself for RBMA Bass Camp

Prepare yourself for RBMA Bass Camp

Feb 24, 2015 |  by  |  Event, Music

With the Schwarzmann Soirée still freshly carved in my memory I can’t wait for the next Red Bull Music Acadamy event; Bass Camp. This week upcoming artists Jarreau Vandal, Sofie Winterson, Interstellar Funk, Beesmunt Soundsystem, Elias Mazian, Sevdaliza, Garrincha, ANIK, Yung Felix, Kim Spierenburg and Parrish Smith will get into a studio and unleash their creativity to make new music. There are a lot of cool events this week that are open for the public that are worth your while. (..more)

Drag queen galore in the Tolhuistuin

Drag queen galore in the Tolhuistuin

Feb 19, 2015 |  by  |  Event

Dutch carnival has just ended but some people like to disguise any time of the year. I’m talking about drag queens, or drags. A phenomenon that’s getting more and more popular here. This Saturday nine drag houses with more than 100 drags compete for the precious title Leading drag house, on the Superball. So much extravaganza under one roof is simply fabulous. (..more)

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Next Monday's Hangover, Lingerie Vrijdag, ZeeZout

Worth Your Dam Hangover: Next Monday’s Hangover, Lingerie Vrijdag, ZeeZout

Feb 18, 2015 |  by  |  Event

New name, same concept. Too many plans for the weekend? Let me narrow your options down by weekly suggesting the events where you can meet, dance and drink with Amsterdam’s finest crowds. After all, ‘a hangover ain’t worth the pain if the party is lame’. So here’s where you weekend warriors should go to for next Monday’s hangover. (..more)

Lost in identity with Henri Verhoef

Lost in identity with Henri Verhoef

Feb 15, 2015 |  by  |  Art, Event

Is it possible to become who we want to be or even better, the best version of ourself, in the year 2015? Are there too many boundaries or are we living in a society who makes it hard to choose for your own identity. I’m a big dreamer about these kind of issues and luckily the cool photographer Henri Verhoef (24), is so as well. He shows us that fashion goes way beyond fabrics and shoes. It’s a connection to who we are. (..more)