Things to do in Amsterdam
We discovered this relaxing refuge from the hectic pace of the Red Light District, after showing a friend around the area. We were pretty burned out as we’d been walking all over town for many hours, and our last hour in the Red Light Light district was spent dodging tourists and listening to pounding house music in coffeeshops.
The Tibet restaurant welcomed us and restored us with it’s wonderfully exotic ambiance while the soothing Tibetan music put us in the proper calm mood to enjoy the tasty delights of this popular dining spot. The Tibetan artworks on the walls including… Continue reading
Renee’s impressed me in the past because they WERE so amazingly consistent, but since the euro change they have become frighteningly expensive.
Recently we have had numerous complaints from readers about the rudeness of the staff, and the ever-increasing prices. Also we have been short-changed by their staff on several occassions. It seems they have new people working there almost daily. This is why their rating has dropped from 5 stars.
Unless the management of Renee’s starts to change things soon, WE RECOMMEND YOU AVOID THIS PLACE!
The following comments are from our original review written over a year ago.… Continue reading
A gathering of hippie souls have founded their own community of sorts just outside Amsterdam, and it is truly unique. Lots of events are scheduled to educate the public about their plight, as well as to have some fun and spread the love of the hippie movement. The collection of buildings is rumored to be truly Mad Maxish, I will report further after visiting myself.
You can visit Ruigoord by taking a bus (Number 82 on Marnixstraat outside Sloterdijk Train Station), by car or bicycle.
Here’s a couple of videos from Ruigoord to give you an idea of the action.… Continue reading
This place claims to be the biggest Indonesian restaurant in Amsterdam, and it certainly is the busiest! Very popular with the locals, it’s usually packed. Inside tends to be rather smokey, but there are some outside tables.
Bar in the Jordaan reknowned for it’s drag acts. The ultimate scream of an evening I’ve heard, with queens from the closet in the crowd and more queens on the stage. Absolutely Fabulous.