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The best secret guide to Amsterdam De pijp

+ I’m regularly updating this guide. Adding new exciting places and address. If you want to be updated you can register to my mailing list on the right, thanks! After many requests to share tips about good places to visit in Amsterdam,….here it is: “The best secret guide to Amsterdam – De Pijp” or “Don’t forget to bring your umbrella!” When visiting other cities there is nothing I like doing more than following a local guide and discover the hidden treasures of a place. The kind of places that only locals knows about. All the places & shops mentioned in this guide are based on my personal recommendation only. I don’t have any benefits from sharing this information. I collected them because for me they make this place special. All photos are taken by me (unless mentioned otherwise). I also included Google maps for easy searching and localization. De Pijp/Museum Quarter is where I live for the last 10 years, the neighborhood that I love very much. You can find here museums, parks, shops, cafes, …

A visit at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie Graduation Show

Today I visited the Graduation Show of Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Two buildings, together 10 floors of the the final work from all departments. A lot of video, installation and performances. Very little painting. The design lab’s exhibition was excellent. The work of the architecture department was very impressive. The fashion design was particularly good. All together great pleasure.

Raak Amsterdam 2012

Yesterday evening I went to a fashion show of “Raak Amsterdam” in the westergasfabriek in Amsterdam with (and thanks to) my dear friend Godelinde. And what a great time we had! lovely space, beautiful people all around and more beautiful people around. Nice music, cloth, colors- a real treat for a girly night out. Although it’s not my style, I enjoyed it very much. Sorry for very poor photos. I discovered that its very difficult to take a decent photo when the subject of the photo keeps moving…;-) * You will have no problem to recognize the photos that I’ve taken, the good ones are from here and here.