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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

The main auditorium of the Tuschinski Theater

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! It is an absolute must do to watch a movie in this stunning theater. Definitely one of my favorite cinemas in Amsterdam. Its construction was commissioned by Abraham Tuschinski,…

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. Treasures and trash at the IJ-Hallen

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

survivors of the Amsterdam Catacombs

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

Eye Film Museum 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…

Adding more fun to your trip

People having fun and laughing

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…