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”
Nazi soldiers marched through the streets, fearful citizens were forced into hiding, and targeted groups were shipped to distant camps. Yet in spite of overwhelming conflict, a generation continued to love. Through May 22, the Dutch Resistance Museum in Amsterdam explores the different forms of love to spring from the trenches, shelters and concentration camps … Continue reading IQ in The New York Times: Love in Wartime
As the winter winds to a close (let’s hope), passengers traveling through Schiphol Airport, serving Amsterdam, can still savor the season without ever leaving the warmth of the airport... Read IQ's full article in The New York Times by clicking on the picture below.
Amsterdam thumps to an electronic beat as the 5 Days Off festival presents D.J.’s and live bands exploring all areas of electronic music, from March 2 to 6. Read IQ's full article in The New York Times by clicking on the picture below:
Can manipulated reality truthfully capture real life? Read the full article in The New York Times by clicking on the picture below:
Skip the Acidophilus. Amsterdam provides its own kind of active culture. Enjoy a takeaway that will leave you wobbling in your wooden shoes. Lucas Bols, the oldest distilled spirit brand in the world, has been cultivating the taste of Amsterdam since 1575. Perhaps best known for creating Genever, a classic Dutch alcoholic spirit, Lucas Bols … Continue reading Ultimate Takeaway from Amsterdam
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Beyond the parties (of which there were many), beyond the parade (which was spectacular), what struck me the most about Amsterdam Gay Pride was its diversity. Fully embracing the city’s tagline of “I amsterdam” to incorporate the Pride slogan of “We are,” residents and tourists—straight and gay—took to the streets and waterways to honor Amsterdam’s … Continue reading Amsterdam Dons Its Gay Apparel