Friday, May 03 2019, 1:51PM
On May 4, the victims of the Second World War (and officially all later wars) are commemorated throughout the Netherlands.
May 5 is Liberation Day: on May 5 1945, the German Nazi regime capitulated, and Holland was officially liberated.
The main national ceremony for [....]
Monday, April 15 2019, 5:36PM
As of Sunday April 14, 2019, the Amsterdam on-street parking rates have gone up considerably.
The rate in the centre of Amsterdam went up from e 5.- per hour to e7.50 p/h. Just around the old centre the rates went up to e 6.- per hour.
All rates are available on a [....]
Saturday, March 30 2019, 10:16AM
Today, Daylight Saving Time ('Zomertijd') 2019 will start in the Netherlands, and throughout the rest of Europe.
At 2am in the night from Saturday to Sunday, the clocks are moved forward one hour, to 3am. This will happen in all member states of the European Union [....]
Tuesday, January 08 2019, 9:44PM
Again, the number of restaurants in Amsterdam with a Michelin star has grown. It went from 18 to 19.
The new restaurants are:
- Restaurant 212
Sazanko lost its star.
The number of Michelin stars restaurants in [....]