Amsterdam to be renamed to Amsterderdorp The Mayor of Amsterdam, Femke Halsema has announced that the city will be renamed to Amsterdorp, (Amstervillage in English). The new name will be a better reflection of the council's plans for the city which include: Relocating the famous red light district from the Wallen and Ruysdaelkade to other underrated locations such as … [Read more...] about The City of Amsterdam to be renamed to Amsterdorp
Following the recent update to the Dutch government's lockdown rules, a spokesperson for the Mayor of Amsterdam has confirmed that all clubs and music venues in the Amsterdam-Amstelland region will remain closed until September 1st. The only exception to this will apply to venues who are able to enforce social distancing. They dance alone Can you even begin to imagine … [Read more...] about Clubs and Music Venues in Amsterdam to Remain Closed Until September 1st
I know what you're thinking. Only 212 fines? Anyone living in Amsterdam will surely agree that there are many more idiots in the city than that. One only has to stand by a set of traffic lights and watch kamikaze cyclists tearing through red lights and putting themselves in the path of trucks and trams without a care in the world. via GIPHY So I must admit to being … [Read more...] about 212 Covidiots Fined in Amsterdam During the Easter Weekend for Breaking Coronavirus Safety Rules
Hoi! You! Yes, I'm talking to you. Avoid Amsterdam canals and parks this weekend ok? This weekend the weather has been forecast to be sunny and 19 degrees. During the last bout of warm weather in the Netherlands, like lemmings jumping off a cliff, thousands of people flocked to the beaches, parks and forests. Acquiring leathery orange skin was far more important than … [Read more...] about Avoid Amsterdam Canals and Parks this Weekend
Amsterdam is full It surprises me that people all over the world are not aware of the fact that Amsterdam is full. I was on a train on my way back from the Hague recently (yes, I do occasionally leave Amsterdam) and there was an announcement: "If you don't live in Amsterdam, why are you going there? There's plenty of other places to visit in the Netherlands that want your … [Read more...] about Amsterdam is Full Can Somebody Please Tell IAmsterdam ?