Wednesday 23 January 2013
The festivity known as Carnevale, is mainly celebrated in Italy but also in many other places around the world. Better known as Carnival or Mardi Gras, it’s a sort of “final” party before Ash Wednesday, and it falls 40 days before Easter (so the actual date changes yearly) so, strangely enough, its roots lie in the Christian calendar.
Tuesday 1 May 2012
Pinkpop Festival, or Pinkpop for short, is a rock festival held annually on the Pentecost weekend at Landgraaf, Netherlands. According to the Guinness Book of Records, since 1990 this is the oldest annual festival in the world. This year’s edition, the 43rd, will run from May 26th to 28th.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
We said it many times, but we will never be tired of it: Amsterdam is a terrific city. Among the most tourist-ridden cities in the world, with its well planned landscape and unique ambience, the Capital of Netherlands is always able to strike and surprise travellers with its excesses and creative proposals. One of the many things that make Amsterdam so interesting – weird enough, but maybe not, due to the place we are talking about – are definitely street performers.
Monday 12 March 2012
Its name is Abondantus Gigantus, almost a mythical term, and it was built in 2011 for the Grenswerk Festival, in the town of Enschede, the Netherlands. The whole building is made up of concrete blocks that are very similar to the famous Lego bricks. Far from being Lego-land, though, we’re actually talking about… a colorful Lego-church!
Friday 10 February 2012
Welcome to the 2nd installment of our weekly diary on the “new” top European destinations for 2012. This time our guide will point you to this month’s major goings on around the Country of Flowers: Holland, the Netherlands.
Monday 6 February 2012
A quite different approach to the concept of museum. History, science, technology, nature, art and… taste, all together, to teach us everything, absolutely everything on the foods – historic and not – that we are accustomed to eating mechanically every day (or almost, depending on our nationality). The true lovers of taste can’t miss these yummy destinations! The food museums. In Europe, of course!
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Holland Dance is the producer, coproducer and initiator of several dance projects for a wide-ranging audience all year round. All of these activities find their climax in the Holland Dance Festival. This biennial event will be held from January 26 to February 26, 2012 in The Hague.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
From June 22 to 26, many concerts will take place at various locations in the city of Amsterdam, in addition to a major closing event in the open air of Oosterpark (Roots Open Air) with free admission. Performances will be divided across several podiums set up in the park, offering a great variety of music from around the world. The Amsterdam Roots Festival stands out for its ability to present artistic talents in a crossover between different cultures and styles.
Thursday 27 January 2011
Seven cities for seven deadly sins. Amsterdam: lust
“… he kissed my mouth while trembling,
The book and his author were our Galeotto:
we read no further from that day on”.…
Monday 29 March 2010
What could be more sympathetic then an appointment with a friend in Amsterdam on a certain day at a given time? The problem is deciding in which of the main points of reference where to meet. Here, we suggest some places.…