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Does your company generate collateral gain?

We are all familiar with the term collateral damage. Surprisingly, its antonym collateral gain, besides in the financial sector, is not commonly used, let alone properly defined. And that, if you ask me, is a missed opportunity. I happily devote myself to putting collateral gain in the spotlights.  Definition In essence, collateral gain refers to…

Keukenhof – the most beautiful flower garden in the world!

The world’s most famous flower garden is open from 24 March till 15 May! Indulge in the largest and most colorful flower garden you can imagine and it is just a stone’s throw away from Amsterdam! For some reason I have never been to the Keukenhof but this year I will make my appearance in…

10 Fun things to do in Amsterdam in winter!

About the author: Laura Danielle is co-founder of Comedy Walks: city walks with a professional comedian as guide!  I get this question a lot: what to do in Amsterdam in winter? First of all, Amsterdam is absolutely fabulous during any season of the year! Each season has its own beauty and particularities. There are dozens…

ARTZUID: Amsterdam sculpture biennale 2021

About the author: Laura Danielle is co-founder of Comedy Walks: city walks with a professional comedian as guide!  The ARTZUID outdoor sculpture exhibition takes place every two years and seems to grow larger each edition. You will find most of the sculptures at the Apollolaan and Minervalaan in Amsterdam Zuid (Amsterdam South). If you love outdoor exhibitions…

The Royal Palace Amsterdam on Dam square

The Royal Palace Amsterdam on Dam square is often called the most prestigious monument from the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. This palace was originally built as a Town Hall and that probably explains why I was never really impressed by it’s exterior appearance. However, the moment you step inside you plunge into…

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 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,…