Amsterdam Light Festival In Pictures

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Illuminade – The Walking Route As soon as you walk out of Amsterdam’s Central Station coming weeks, you’ll be surprised by some special lights and no, we are not referring to the huge Christmas tree …

Escher Meets Islamic Art

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If you are as fascinated by the work of the Dutch graphic artist Escher as we are, we’re sure ‘Escher Meets Islamic Art’, the title of his current exhibition in the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, will grab …

Art Round Trip The Netherlands

Art Round Trip The Netherlands

With a country as small as The Netherlands it’s almost a pity to stay only in its biggest tourist draw Amsterdam and its surroundings. Although the average tourist might not venture much further than Volendam …

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Top Ten Cities in Europe 2013

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The renowned American travel magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, each year poses the question to its readers: what are the top cities worldwide? Actually, they also ask what are the lows, but here we’ll stay positive. …

Bert Spaan’s City Colour Mapping

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What if you would colour every house on the map based on the age of the building? That’s exactly what Bert Spaan did with the close to ten million buildings in The Netherlands with an …

Umbrellas in Àgueda

The streets full of colourful umbrellas are back in Àgueda for the AgitÀgueda festival until 28th of July 2013. The below photo was made by Patrícia Almeida. You can admire more of her beautiful photos …