An Art Day at the Kröller-Müller Museum


An Art Day at the Kröller-Müller Museum The first week of the month means a new occasion for the ArtSmart Roundtable, a monthly series of articles by a group of art focused travel bloggers. This …

Street Art Corner: Exploring Amsterdam’s Street Art Museum


Exploring Amsterdam’s Street Art Museum for this week’s Street Art Corner   I still remember seeing the first images of the new Street Art Museum Amsterdam online, images of the below mural in progress. While Pau Quintanajornet …

Discovering Rotterdam’s Laurensquartier with ZigZagCity


  Discovering Rotterdam’S Laurensquartier with ZigZagCity   One of the main attractions for tourists visiting Rotterdam, the Dutch port city, is generally its modern architecture. Not surprisingly thus that the ZigZagCity architecture festival – on until …


Rotterdam Markthal: Holland’s largest indoor food market

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Rotterdam Markthal Holland’s largest indoor food Market   With the aim to be the largest indoor food market in the Netherlands, the new Rotterdam Markthal (Dutch for ‘market hall’) in the second biggest city of The Netherlands, …


ZigZagCity: Rotterdam Architecture Festival


  ZigZagCity Rotterdam Architecture Festival   Next week, as from Ascension Day, two exciting events with the central theme ‘architecture’ will kick off in Rotterdam, the second largest city of The Netherlands: the architecture festival …

Kingsday in The Netherlands: A Country Turning Orange


Kingsday In The Netherlands A Country Turning Orange   Around this time of the year large part of The Netherlands’ population is counting down to its largest party of the year: Kingsday. Actually, this is …

Affordable Art Fair Maastricht

Affordable Art Fair Maastricht

  [Tweet “Affordable Art Fair Conquers The Dutch South – First time in #Maastricht this weekend!”] Affordable Art Fair Maastricht Conquering The Dutch South   During the very first days of the launch of this …

Nachttour: Discover the Plantage Amsterdam At Night


EN/NL Nachttour: Discover the Plantage Amsterdam At Night   Would you like to explore the different areas in Amsterdam more in depth and discover some hidden gems? This Thursday, the 13th of March, you’ll have …


The Modern Dutch Stijl


The Modern Dutch Stijl   It is the first Monday of the month again and that means it’s time for the ArtSmart Roundtable, a monthly event by an international group of art-enthusiastic travel bloggers. This …


Re-opening Kunsthal Rotterdam With S.H.O.E.S. Marimekko & WWII


Re-opening Kunsthal After having been closed for seven months due to a thorough renovation the Kunsthal in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, will finally re-open again Saturday 1 February. The first speculations about the reasons of the …

Art Movies At International Film Festival Rotterdam


One of the cities we’ll be focusing on during the coming weeks is the second largest one in The Netherlands, namely Rotterdam. It’s a city that is often somewhat forgotten by visitors to our small …

Now Japan


Contrary to many other ‘non-Western’ countries, Japanese artists have since the 1950s embraced more or less every international art movement, something which is very well visible when looking at the works of renown Japanese artists …

Amsterdam Light Festival In Pictures


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


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 …