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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Always wanted to cook as a master chef?

Amsterdam, February 2019… Located in the old harbor of Amsterdam, master chef Leo will assist you creating a delicious lunch or dinner at his cooking studio. First, he’ll take you to the farmers market to learn about our Dutch local products. See the vegetables in the garden, the cows in the meadow, have a cheese…

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Amsterdam light festival

Amsterdam, March 2021… The Amsterdam Light Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary this winter 2021-2022. Over the past nine editions, more than 200 works of art have been created especially for the festival. That is why this tenth edition shows the most beautiful works from its own collection. These images represent the Amsterdam Light Festival…

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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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