The Dutchman speaks about to do

Still wondering what to do when you visit us? In this blog a view examples of activities I’ve done myself. You can also have a look at my ‘To do’ page. Or just tell me your wishes and we will come up with some great ideas.

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Amsterdam light festival

Amsterdam, October 2018… Amsterdam’s winter festival returns from November 29th, 2018 until January 20th, 2019 to illuminate the city’s streets and waterways with bewitching light installations by international artists. About 35 artworks can be spotted all over Amsterdam city center and can best seen from the waterside during a private 2 hours cruise with drinks…

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Your personal guide to local places

Amsterdam, January 2018… I know there are many platforms offering ‘local experiences’, but how can you be sure and secured that the person matches your expectations? The Dutchman assures and entrust your clients with genuine hosts who lives and loves the city, giving an insider view and wealth of suggestions to enrich your stay in…

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Vincent van Gogh, through the eyes of his mother

October 2017… What do we actually know about the life of Vincent van Gogh and that of his mother? There are quite a lot of people who know that Vincent has made beautiful paintings, cut a piece of his ear after a quarrel with colleague Gaugain, and had a hard life. But what did Vincent…

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The Dutchman cruises the canals of Amsterdam

Is there a more relaxing way to enjoy Amsterdam than from the beautiful historic canals? All the more reason for The Dutchman to show you a few highlights. Amsterdam has more than 100 kilometers of canals, about 90 islands and alongside the canals over a thousand monumental buildings, museums and bridges. The Dutchman can arrange…

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Thank God, I’m a country boy?

Middenbeemster, April 2017… Thank God, I’m a country boy. Not a phrase I would say very often, but discovering this farm in the Beemster made me rethink. What a great place to visit the stables, enjoy the scenery and make cheese from fresh milk. If you’re into outdoor sports you can also do some skeet…

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Reypenaer cheese workshop

Amsterdam, January 2017… There has been an incredible boom of cheese shops in Amsterdam, but my favorite is the Reypenaer flagship store on the Singel canal. Not only because of their award winning artisanal selection of cheese, but also because of the passionate staff, who tell and let you taste you all you want to…

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Over the Edge at A’DAM tower Lookout

Amsterdam, November 2016… The former head office tower building of Royal Dutch Shell has turned into an incubator for new cool initiatives; A boutique hotel, restaurants with 360 views, a nightclub and on the 21 st floor you will find “The Lookout” a panorama deck to see the city like you have never seen before.…

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