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Art hotspot in Amsterdam: De Ateliers

De Ateliers is an independent postgraduate art institution in Amsterdam, housing 20 young aspiring artists from all over the world. Once a year, for only 2 weeks, the final year resident artists of De Atelier showcase their work. Trust me if I say that this is a high standard art exhibition! That is not surprising…

The most beautiful cinema in Amsterdam: Pathé Tuschinski

About the author: Laura Danielle is co-founder of Comedy Walks: city walks with a professional comedian as guide! Amsterdam – Utrecht – Washington DC A must do: watch a movie at the Tuschinski theater! The Tuschinski theater in Amsterdam is most likely the most beautiful art-nouveau cinema in the world! And I am not the only one…

The largest flea market in Europe

No kidding, the largest and most awesome flea market is in Amsterdam! If you love vintage, antiques, secondhand, unsuspected treasures or bargains, this is the place to be. Last weekend I indulged in some street haggling and impulse purchases at the flea market IJ-Hallen. Very popular with locals! This place is a true hotspot with…

The most impressive castle in the Netherlands

Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot If you wanna know what the medieval life and time in the Netherlands looked like (well, of the rich and famous) you should definitely pay a visit to the well-preserved Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot. It is located at the little yet very charming city called Muiden and makes a perfect attraction for a…

The most beautiful canal house

The museum Willet-Holthuysen Amsterdam is famous for its canals including its beautiful canal houses. Many of these houses were built during the Golden Age (17th century). During a Comedy Walk we walk past many stunning canal houses. Can you imagine what the interior of these high-class houses might have looked like in the past? The…

Most intense horror escape room in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Catacombs One of the fun things to do in Amsterdam is playing an escape room. They are well set up and so many to choose from in Amsterdam. Till date I played about 7 rooms, so does that make me a semi-professional? I admit, my escape rate at 29% is not so impressive. Anyway,…

Most striking cinema in Amsterdam

There are plenty of cinemas in Amsterdam, but this one we are particularly fond of: the EYE Filmmuseum. Look at the lines of that building, such an exquisite sample of architecture! And wait till you see what’s inside. You will find the EYE Filmmuseum just across the IJ opposite Central Station. It houses movie theathers,…

Best things to do in Amsterdam

Most people come to Amsterdam for a unique and fun experience but have difficulties finding the really cool stuff that locals do. To ensure that you don’t miss out on all the fun stuff, here are some of the best things to do in Amsterdam according to locals. And locals, that is us, the co-founders of Comedy Walks.  We set up Comedy Walks because we wanted to maximize fun during people’s visit(s) to Amsterdam. And while we believe that a Comedy Walk is undoubtedly the most fun and unique thing to do in Amsterdam there are a few other fun things we would like to share with you. Let’s say our personal local fun secrets.  So here are a few of the best things to do in Amsterdam according to locals. The most fun escape room in Amsterdam: Amsterdam catacombs!…

Adding more fun to your trip

The best tips from the Comedy Walks team Yesterday we were in Berlin to see a try-out for our Comedy Walk over there. We were talking about Comedy Walks, and how much fun it is. Being in a city, meeting new people. Talking to all these passionate comedians in their own cities. And suddenly we…

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