+ 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 nifty little cookbook shop. If you looking for culinary inspiration this place is for you. Extensive collection of cookbooks for hobby and professional cooks. Address: Gerard doustraat 226, Amsterdam Website: kookboekenleslokaal.nl
This store is located in-front of the Sarphatipark. The store is best described as Hippie meets Class meets Bohemian. Beautiful, charming collection of cloth, jewellery and lots of beautiful, charming things… (photos were taken by lovely Ingrid) www.lovelyatthepark.nl
Don’t missed this magical and charming kids bookshop with a hand picked, wide collection of books for kids and youth. Recently they opened an extra floor below with equally charming and unique toys and gifts. One of my top ten ! www.casperle.nl
Spring cleaning on my table.
Well, looking at this should give a good idea how (and with whom…) I’m spending my days…;-)
Syrup is a great, quirky mail-order Japanese clothing label that I can’t get enough of. Check their winter catalog here (its all in Japanese, but its part of the fun, isn’t it?)