Amsterdam’s Milkshake is bringing all the boys and girls to the Westerpark yard on Sunday, July 22. Under the tag line, “For boys who love girls who love girls who love boys who love boys…” the inaugural Milkshake Festival will present five stages, featuring music, dancing, performance art, and an all-out celebration of Amsterdam’s liberal … Continue reading Amsterdam’s Milkshake Festival
The world of travel moves fast! Let's keep up, together. Today, Traveling IQ launches the first installment of "The Week in Travel" series, featuring noteworthy travel stories from the past week: *LGA is the bottom! Sorry New York, but La Guardia has been ranked "America's Worst Airport" by Travel & Leisure readers. Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) … Continue reading The Week in Travel (5/4/12)
Touring the city of Amsterdam, you will discover that houseboats make cozy homes for people…and kitty cats. For a unique perspective on the lives of some of the Netherlands' most frisky felines, check out the Poezenboot (or Cat Boat), a floating sanctuary for stray and abandoned cats, on the Singel Canal. When Henriette Van Weelde … Continue reading Amsterdam for Cat Lovers
In Amsterdam, which claims to have the greatest number of museums per square mile in the world, few topics are left unexplored. There is a museum that delves into sex, another on war (or at least the Dutch resistance), and a museum dedicated, of course, to marijuana. Last fall, a museum opened with a focus … Continue reading IQ in The New York Times: Amsterdam Tattoo Museum
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After a four-year renovation, the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam reopened yesterday, with a renewed focus on experiencing the Netherlands’ seafaring history through interactive presentations, voyage simulations and life-sized seafaring replicas. Read IQ’s full article in The New York Times, by clicking on the picture below: .
Can’t make it to Amsterdam Gay Pride this weekend? Don’t worry, the Dutch broadcasting company AVRO is bringing the party to a computer near you. Amsterdam Pride is one of the most popular and unique gay events in Europe, with a parade that will literally float through the city’s canals on August 6. Celebrate this … Continue reading Streaming Amsterdam’s Canal Parade
What will our cities look like in 30 years? That’s the question posed by joint shows in New York City and Amsterdam, as architecture centers in each city simultaneously display an international collaboration, “Glimpses of New York and Amsterdam in 2040.” The exhibition organizers challenged 10 architecture and design firms to imagine a healthier urban … Continue reading IQ in The New York Times: “Glimpses”
Air travel is no walk in the park these days — unless, of course, you are flying through Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. Last month, Schiphol unveiled the world’s first Airport Park, a 20,000-square-foot park within the international airport, beyond security and passport control. Read IQ’s full article in The New York Times, by clicking on the … Continue reading IQ in The New York Times: Airport Park
On invitation from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the contemporary German artist Anselm Kiefer was given full reign to create a new work of art inspired by the museum’s most famous painting, Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch.” The result, titled “La Berceuse (for Van Gogh),” unveiled today and on display in the museum’s Philips Wing through July … Continue reading IQ in The New York Times: “Kiefer & Rembrandt”