An Interview with David Wienir, Author of Amsterdam Exposed, a Journey Around the Red Light District

David Wienir, a writer and entertainment lawyer, presented his book, Amsterdam Exposed, yesterday (18th of May) in the Dutch capital. Amsterdam Exposed narrates the story about a 26-year-old American exchange student in Amsterdam in 1999. As Wienir describes it, this is a nonjudgmental book that shows an innocent perspective about Amsterdam and the Red Light District, but […]

Remembrance Day, Lest We Forget

Last Friday the Netherlands remembered those who lost their lives during World War II on Remembrance Day. In Amsterdam, a large crowd gathered in Dam Square to pay their respects. The square was at its fullest capacity just minutes after the ceremony began. The public witnessed King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and Prime Minister Mark Rutte […]

Rijksmuseum, Home for Dutch Masters

You do not have to search a lot about the Netherlands to find the monumental twin buildings designed by the renown Dutch architect Pierre Cuypers: Amsterdam Central Station and the Rijksmuseum, the National Museum. Both are fundamental to the city of Amsterdam. The museum exhibits some of the best artistic works from the Dutch golden […]