New Rules for the Biro Electric Car If you've ever been walking along, minding your own business and then walked right into a hideous vehicle parked on the pavement, then the chances are that it was probably a Biro electric car. It's been total anarchy with these things. They were also allowed to park anywhere free of charge and zoom along bike lanes at up to 45 km per hour. I … [Read more...] about Amsterdam Introduces New Restrictions on the Biro Electric Car
Amsterdam AirBnb Scam A British tourist booked a last minute trip to Amsterdam. He used Airbnb and booked what he believed to be a reasonably priced room in the centre of the city. His taxi driver had trouble finding the address provided. After driving up and down the street where the apartment should have been located the ugly truth revealed itself. His reasonably priced … [Read more...] about Sea Container Hired Out As A Room in Amsterdam AirBnb Scam
Tourists visiting Amsterdam how to put them off visiting According to the Dutch Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS). In 2017 there were over six million tourists visiting Amsterdam. This is of course dreadful. I mean the fact that tourists spent over 10 billion euros in 2017 throughout the Netherlands and the tourist market is worth over 80 billion euros to the Dutch economy is … [Read more...] about How To Reduce the Number of Tourists Visiting Amsterdam
Today's post is a guest blog piece from the fabulous Mims a newcomer to Amsterdam from Israel or as I like to call her a 'lovepat'. :D Over to Mims. Having been in a long-distance relationship for the past couple of years, I’ve had the unique pleasure of experiencing the city as an unlikely tourist over a prolonged period. Though I couldn’t tell you much about the housing … [Read more...] about Amsterdam Newcomers from Haifa to the Dam
"Why can't I be an Amsterdammer?" - was the social media highlight showing my face with an ironic smile planted on it while I was thinking about the Socialist Party's campaign targetting specifically expats and blaming them (us) for the rise in rental prices and housing shortages in Amsterdam. Anouk's box What I didn't know is that I had opened the Pandora box of the … [Read more...] about Why Can’t an Expat be an Amsterdammer?