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Electronic Act

CUT_ is a live electronic act based on live composition and looped vocals. Music inspired by the moment, every show is unique

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Hanneke Peeters

Foodie & Cafe Owner

Beter & Leuk is all about ‘Stop eating shit, eat good food!’ Owner Hanneke Peeters is passionate about honest, healthy, organic food. Beter & Leuk is the place where she sells her delicious homemade cakes and pastries, lunch and brunch dishes and high quality teas and coffees. You will find fashion and personal care product here too, and yes, those are organic and sustainable too.

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Tom van der Leij


Born and raised Amsterdammer Tom van der Leij has travelled the world as a photographer and editor. His true home will always be Amsterdam though especially because the city is a magnet for one of his passions: fun, eco friendly initiatives. And above all its so photogenic when you know how to take a photo and where. Dare to take pictures of inhabitants, thats his lesson during the Amsterdam Phototour.

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Serena from Beautylab.nl

Beauty Blogger

Beautylab is the beauty blog for everyone who loves makeup, skin care, and positive thinking.

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Yolanda van der Jagt

Chef and Food Stylist

As a professional chef I love to taste, try and explore good food and food places. I develop and write new recipes for my own cookbooks (Lekker Hollands and Hollandse Kramen) but also for magazines, supermarkets and commercial products. Foodstyling and cooking on locations is also part of my job.

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Studio JUX

Design. cool as a nepal ice.

Studio JUX creates fashion that you can wear proudly. Dutch design made of stylish and innovative materials. With an eye for detail. Like an unexpected colour detail or a special story. Chunky cardigans are hand knitted by Nepali ladies in a women empowerment project. And the beautiful dresses are made of wood. Studio JUX even runs its own workshop in Nepal to offer you the best possible fashion: with respect for people, planet and style.

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Maikel Kerseboom


I travel a lot between Amsterdam and Hamburg. It’s such a pleasure to be living in these wonderful cities. For years, I’ve been working with luxurious cosmetics and brands as a makeup artist.

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Anya and Leo

Travelling Bartenders

Anya Montague and Leo Boys of Travelling Bartenders bar consultancy are worldwide mixology specialists that have been traveling and mixing drinks in London, Hawaii, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore and currently Amsterdam.

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Noni May

Freelance Editor & Photographer

I work as a freelance editor and photographer. I write about health & happiness, travel, lifestyle, career and art. I photograph models and I like to combine styling + product/food photography. I’m the creator of Amsterdam Curated and my personal website, www.nonimay.com.

I’m creative and technical. I like tech, traveling, films and series, fashion, online privacy, books, lifestyle, politics, coffee, starting new businesses, parties, discussions and football.

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Rena Noordermeer

Shop Owner

Rena Noordermeer is the founder of Hear Hear, a tiny two story shop in Amsterdam.

I love extraordinary details and products with a simple design and a pristine feeling.

I live together with my love Sam and our four guinea pigs. In our house you’ll find a few fast bikes, a large comfy couch, a white dinner table, ever changing art work on the walls and over fifty plants.

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Mihaela Lica Butler

Food Writer

I love good food and good family fun. I recently published my first book ‘Garden Super Hero Tales’, the 1st volume in a series of 10 that will set the stage for 100 different veggies, herbs and fruit, to show their true super powers for a healthy diet. The books - available on Amazon.com - are inspired by my son, Paul-Jules, who is the main hero of the stories. I also share my cooking experiences with young mothers on Fusion Mom, and I’m sharing the best family experiences on Stay.com.

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Ivana Perkovic


Ivana is a YouTuber and currently traveling the world. On her channel EnterpriseMeTV she makes video’s for Dutch women with the highest ambitions. Also she makes travel blogs of her adventures abroad.

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Joni Kort

Theater Amsterdam

Hi! I am Joni. Two years ago I moved to Amsterdam and I still discover new places in the city. Last May, I started working at Theater Amsterdam, located in the ‘Westelijke Houthavens’. I never knew this part of the city had so much to offer!

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Vicky Hampton

Writer, Cook & Foodie

Vicky Hampton is a writer, cook and avid foodie who has lived and worked in the Netherlands for nine years. Vicky has written for various publications including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Time Out, Eyewitness Guide and Michelin Guide. She has recently had her first cookbook, Vicky Hampton’s Working Lunch, published in The Netherlands. She also manages the blog content for Eating Europe Food Tours, including the Eating Amsterdam Tour.

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Nathalie Paak

Travel journalist/photographer/blogger

On my website I reveal where to shop, eat and stay around the globe. Hot spots which stand out in concept, styling, location etc.

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Travel Bloggers

Bloggers Fiek, Manon & Vi: We believe that in order to live, we must travel…

The world is our playground.

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Rick Kempen

Beer Expert

For well over a quarter century, my life has been all about beer. Flunking out of University because of my side-job as a waiter in De Pilsener Club turned out to be one of the best things ever happening to me. I work as Export Manager for Bier&cO which includes distributing American Craft beer all over Europe. Bier&cO’s efforts helped change the European beer culture. For the past decades I have devoted my life to making craft beer more available for everyone who has more than one taste bud.

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Lifestyle Brand

kiyoko is a lifestyle brand that represents quality and design. Founded by Evelien and Merel, the brand offers a beautiful sweater, made of 100 percent organic cotton, and a 100% natural lip balm. With their brand, Evelien and Merel hope to inspire others to take a little bit of risk as well and chase dreams as much as possible.

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Maaike Bloem

History Student

I’m a 21 year old History student, currently doing an internship at the Amsterdam City Archives (Stadsarchief). I’ve been living in Amsterdam for the past 3.5 years. My hobbies are running and photography.

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Heleen Dura - van Oord

Business Woman of the Year

Heleen is the founder and main shareholder of DQ&A Media Group and co founder and partner at investment company Peak Capital. She’s an inspiring leader and has a passion for online entrepreneurship.

She is Prix Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year 2013.

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The Green Girls

Food Bloggers

De Groene Meisjes (The Green Girls) Jamie and Merel are the girls behind the successful blog with the same name. They blog about vegan, organic and healthy food.

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Stay Editors

The best movie, music and book spots

And… action!

Your Stay.com editors take you to the best spots from the movies and books. Get the guide and visit the best film and literature locations, all over the world.

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Max Zorn

Street Artist

I’m a street artist from Amsterdam. My art work consists only of many layers of packing tape. Once pasted on street lamps, they unfold their illuminating effect.

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Concerto Record Store

Amsterdam's Best Record Store

Concerto is a unique concept: nostalgic, while ahead of its time. It opened in 1955, and has been a reference for music lovers ever since. It offers a wide range of both new and used CDs, LPs and DVDs in every conceivable genre.

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Karlijn Visser


I’m the founder of GoodiebagGirl, the company that creates goodie bags for companies and events. Besides, I’m a freelance journalist and I work with different lifestyle magazines.

‘Life is like a Goodiebag. You never know what you’re gonna get’.

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Free Wi-Fi Guides

Helping you get connected!

Check your email, upload those photos, get your Facebook fix, and – of course – sync your guides!

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Mirik Milan

Night Mayor of Amsterdam

I’m the Night Mayor of Amsterdam - the Ambassador of Amsterdam Nightlife Culture 2012 - 2014. and I’m a producer. My life motto is ‘Work Hard, Party Hard!’

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Elles Beijers

Journalist and Blogger

As a journalist for various magazines I’ve specialized in articles on health and happiness. That means whipping up a new superfood recipe or trying a new yoga class is labeled as ‘research’. Yep, love the job. Almost daily I stumble upon new books, great advice and yummy, healthy recipes that are a great inspiration for my blog selfhelpeditor.com- tips and tricks for a happy, healthy life (and shiny karma).

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Lifestyle Bloggers

Bloggers from Amsterdam who aren’t afraid to get some dirt on their clothes while exploring and experiencing new (or old but really good) things.

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BAK Restaurant

Award-winning Chefs

BAK started as a pop-up restaurant. Always cool, fresh, and organic. Without a permanent location, but with the best young chefs, the best ingredients and the best atmosphere.

Recently, the guys opened a fine dining restaurant and lunch cafe with great waterfront views.

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Stay.com's Content Manager

Stay.com Content & Community Manager | World Traveler | Health Coach | Yoga Teacher | Vegetarian

Creator of tons of Stay.com guides focusing on health and budget. Expect juice bars, independent cafes, yoga studios, free attractions and a whole lot more.

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Amsterdam FEATURED

Top Cultural Sites in Amsterdam

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Yours truly

Centuries of history, art and culture. First time visitors who want to experience more than the famous Red Light District, will find Amsterdam's history surprisingly rich, and old. There is enough culture here to keep you busy for months. Old churches, museums, stunning architecture, and world-famous art surround you are every step. Don't miss the Van Gogh Museum, and the Scheepvaart Museum, hosting the largest collection of boats in the world.

  1. Scheepvaart (Marine) Museum +Add

    Nederlands Scheepvaart Museum

    Hosting the largest collection of boats in the world
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    Van Gogh Museum

    Vincent van Gogh's treasures
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    One of Amsterdam’s oldest streets
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    House with Heads (Huis Met Hoofden)

    An example of Baroque Amsterdam Renaissance architecture
  5. Beurs Van Berlage (Damrak - Amsterdam) +Add

    Beurs van Berlage

    More than "'a big block with a cigar box on top"
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    Square with Rembrandt's statue
  7. Jordaan @ Amsterdam +Add

    The Jordaan

    The Greenwich Village of Amsterdam, cozy and quaint
  8. Netherlands-4131 - Rijksmuseum +Add

    Fashion & Museum District

    One square mile of art, antiques, and fashion emporiums
  9. Vijfhuizen Haarlemmermeer (11) +Add

    Defence Line of Amsterdam (Stelling van Amsterdam)

    42 Forts encircling Amsterdam to provide defense
  10. The modernised main entrance at Amsterdam's Central station. +Add

    Centraal Station

    The hub of Amsterdam’s public transportation
  11. Mager bridge +Add

    Magere Brug

    Famous skinny bridge over the Amstel River
  12. Dam Square +Add

    Koninklijk Paleis (Royal Palace)

    The royal palace on Dam Square in the center of Amsterdam
    Locals' Pick
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    The most famous park in the Netherlands
    Locals' Pick
  14. Sun dial on West side - Nieuwe Kerk ("New Church"). Tram cables removed +Add

    Nieuwe Kerk

    Famous for its exhibitions
  15. Anne Frank Huis - Anne Frank House - Amsterdam, Netherlands +Add

    Anne Frank Huis

    Following Anne's Footsteps
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