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Inside Rotterdam Van Tijen Terrace Industriegebouw

New rooftop terrace

A rooftop terrace with skyline views is now for rent! This summer, the Van Tijen terrace opens on the top floor of Het Industriegebouw. The location on the fifth floor has been restored to its original 1951 state, yet includes today’s modern facilities. A brand new location for workshops, meetings, drinks, private dining (up to …

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Belvedere Inside Rotterdam

Katendrecht

Home to sailors, prostitutes and Chinese labourers It’s a hip and happening place these days, but not all that long ago, Katendrecht was a fairly insalubrious part of town. During the Second World War, it was even considered a no-go area by the occupiers because of suspected disease outbreaks. Words: Evelien Baks In the past, …

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Inside Rotterdam are many street poems

Street poetry in Rotterdam

When streets talk ‘Heel de aarde is je vaderland’ (tr. ‘All of earth is your homeland’). This Erasmus quote can be seen in large neon letters on the roof of the Rotterdam library. It is one of the many examples of poetry on Rotterdam’s streets. Actually, there’s no need to buy another poetry book, because …

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Zomers' Flower shop

Botanical Festival

‘s Zomers flower shop is transforming into a botanical warehouse    After 25 years, it is time for ’s Zomers Flowers to exchange their flower shop on Oldenbarneveltstraat for a new location. With their motto ‘Change is good’, they open a new location spanning 550 square metres at the iconic Hofbogen in Rotterdam Noord. At …

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Inside Rotterdam - spend a nicht in a mill

Spend the night in a mill

New studios in mill owner’s home The mill owner’s home is part of a historic mill complex consisting of two snuff and spice mills that are still working: the former owner’s home, which now houses a restaurant and a small cart factory where a sailing school is located. Beautiful cultural heritage in the middle of …

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IWNG Rotterdam

IWNG

Professional women’s group Do you want to connect with other female international professionals? Then IWNG is the group for you. The International Women’s Networking Group (based in Rotterdam) is a growing network of international women who are at all stages of their professional careers or entrepreneurship. They do more than exchange business cards. They also …

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Mooie Boules

When you’re not in the mood for a party but do want to spend a fun-filled afternoon or evening with friends or family: pay a visit to Mooie Boules. It’s the very first boules food hall based in Rotterdam, found in a former metal factory in the trendy Zoho quarter. For €12.50, you can play …

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Exclusive Rotterdam Candy

Rotterdammertjes & Hotel New York Rotterdam has its own candy since 2017: Rotterdammertjes; building blocks of Rotterdam. The small, brick-shaped candies come in cinnamon, orange and menthol. They are available in small boxes, decorated with recognizable icons of Rotterdam such as the Erasmus Bridge, the ss Rotterdam, Euromast, Rotterdam Central Station and the Feyenoord Stadium. …

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Babor Institute Kralingen

Growing old is a blessing. But to be honest, most of us want to look young forever. Luckily, Marina and Stella from the Babor Institute know exactly how to boost your confidence by taking care of your body and mind. These beauty experts specialise in skin rejuvenation and cool-sculpting, as well as permanent hair and …

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