Alexanderhoeve

Walking past the shop of Cor and Tonia de Graaf, you can catch the mouth-watering smell of roasted nuts. Step inside to discover a rich assortment of national traditionally-made cheeses such as Boerenkaas (farmer’s cheese) from Krimpenerwaard, “Gouda cheese” from The Groene Hart, and cheese from North Holland. Great foreign cheeses and matching wines are…

Mijn Tante

From a baggage chest of the Holland America Line to a beautiful 1950s suitcase set in old blue, you will find it all at Mijn Tante (my aunt). But do not expect a hodgepodge of old furniture, all items have been carefully selected and are interspersed with contemporary items. Like small paintings made by local…

6 Days of Cycling Champions

Wooning Zesdaagse (professional cycling) One of the first major sporting events of the year is the Wooning Zesdaagse of Rotterdam. The best cyclists in the world come together at Ahoy Rotterdam for six days of fierce cycling! Ticket prices are starting at €31 and can be bought on the website. > 3-8 January, Ahoy Rotterdam…

Big Bang 2019!

Villa Thalia, the largest and most famous event location in the center of Rotterdam, presents BIG BANG 2019! It’s sure to be a spectacular night out with friends and loved ones, and a real must for any lover of great music and entertainment. The line up consists of Robin Roxette, Nigel Hey and Sam Sosa plus many more! Check…

Joy Espresso and More

Fancy a coffee? Check out Rotterdam’s newest coffee bar, Joy Espresso and More, located near the cube houses. Their delicious coffee from the brand Single Estate goes nicely with a slice of homemade apple pie or smoothie. Our favourite breakfast option is the farm yoghurt with seasonal fruit, homemade granola, honey and nuts. It’s the…

GaleriAAA by Mangiare

Hans Kleinjan, Maikel Kleinjan and Roderik Faasen, otherwise known as the artistic trio AAA, have been working together for 10 years. Recently these three artists have announced their collaboration with the Italian restaurant Mangiare to open a restaurant in their gallery: GaleriAAA by Mangiare. Both the artist trio and the restaurant desire to create something…

Miso Sushi

A stone’s throw from Centraal Station, Miso Sushi has opened their doors at Plaza. Like most sushi restaurants in Rotterdam, Miso Sushi is all-you-can-eat but with the allure of fine dining. The menu includes vegetarian Makis and handrolls, specialties from the grill and also poké bowls. No time to sit down? Take-away is an option.…