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‘Lawless urban jungle’

 Edition 30 September 2018, by Femke van Iperen Mayor Halsema ready to tackle overcrowding in Amsterdam nightlife districts The recently-appointed Mayor of Amsterdam Femke…

Trendy accommodations

 Edition 30 September, by Phoebe Potter With the wealth of interesting and varied locations for events on offer in the Netherlands, wading through these…

Den Haag Cook Book

After the success of their first venture into international foodie territory with The Amsterdam Cook Book Meze Publishing brings their latest ode to the…

Cielo

Edition 30 September, by Jeroen Spangenberg The film Cielo, produced by filmmaker Alison McAlpine, is about the astonishing Chilean sky that is visible from…

Bel Ami (Restaurant)

Edition 30 September 2018, by Paola Westbeek Entering Bel Ami, situated in Bussum and just half an hour away from Amsterdam, always feels like meeting…

A new queen in the making?

 Edition 30 September 2018, by John Mahnen In the Netherlands, we have a strange relationship with our sporting heroes. Most sporting legends can sit in a restaurant…

Life itself (movie)

Edition 30 October 2018, by James Luxford Dan Fogelman, creator of TV hit This Is Us, is once again focusing on families in this…

McQueen (movie)

Edition 30 August 2018, by James Luxford There are few stories in the fashion world as fascinating as that of Alexander McQueen, the infant…

Bar Fisk (restaurant)

Bar Fisk brings the ever-lively, no-strings attached hospitality of Tel Aviv to Amsterdam Located in “De Pijp” next to Albert cuyp market, Bar Fisk…

Unsane (movie)

Edition 26 April 2018, by James Luxford Ever since his arrival on the film scene in the late 1980’s, Steven Soderbergh has never been…

Adrift (movie)

Edition 28 June 2018, by James Luxford After a strong start to her career, Shailene Woodley has struggled to live up to her promise…

Kröller Müller Museum

An unforgettable experience The Kröller-Müller Museum is a place where things of beauty come together. The unique combination of art, nature and architecture guarantees…

Summer camps

Most children who go to summer camp come alone. This is often the first time that they participate. Suddenly they have to decide for…

Lady Bird (movie)

Edition 22 March 2018, by Juan Alvarez Lady Bird feels like she is a flower in the wrong pot, in an unnurturing, neglected one….

Reality of mental health

Edition 28 December 2017, by Johannes Visser One in four people in the Netherlands suffers from a brain disorder. To combat this ‘epidemic’, about…

The Post (movie)

Edition 26 January, by James Luxford Three of Hollywood’s most legendary talents align for this fascinating true story, about the courage it takes to…

Go Gallery (exhibition)

Edition 26 January 2018, by Benjamin B. Roberts From the underground to the Art Gallery: Amsterdam Street Art Festival It’s hard to imagine that…

Food trends 2018

Edition 26 January, by Seringe S.T. Touray When tea first seeped into Europe from China in the 17th Century, nobody knew it would become…

Why avoid night shifts?

Edition 30 November 2018, by Sagar Harinarayan Shift work is very common in jobs based in factories and laboratories. If a manufacturing process in…

Mother! (movie)

Edition 28 September 2017 We start and end in flames, with an image of a fiery face giving way to a mysterious crystal, which…

Departure from Defence

Edition 26 October, by Johannes Visser “I have to step up, stepping down won’t fix anything.” These were the words of Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, fi ve…

The Beguiled (movie)

Edition 5 September 2017, by James Luxford In an unexpected turn, Oscar winner Sofi a Coppola directs a remake of a reasonably obscure 1971 fi…

Charity boom

Edition 5 September 2017, by Sagar Harinarayan Over the past two years, the Dutch economy has fl ourished. According to RaboResearch, the gross domestic product…

Holland Festival 2017

Edition 18 May 2017 The Holland Festival, since 1947 the leading international performing arts festival in the Netherlands, offers music, theatre, dance, opera, film…

The Promise (movie)

Edition 18 May 2017, by James Luxford Often a film’s release is preceeded with a degree of controversy that is difficult for the final…

The Wall (movie)

Edition 20 June 2017, by James Luxford This Iraq war-set thriller sees its director and stars taking a much more considered, low-fi approach than…