Old entrance of Blijdorp Zoo

The most beautiful zoo in the land

With 21 national heritage buildings behind its ornamental gates, Blijdorp Zoo is a truly unique piece of history. Of course, the animals living there are worth seeing as well! Conservation programmes at the zoo are helping to put species threatened with extinction back on the (tropical) map. Words: Evelien Baks BLIJDORP ZOO In December 1940,…

Rotterdam rooftops

Rotterdamse Dakendagen Rooftops can contribute to a healthy, lively, attractive and future-proof city. The organisation behind the ‘Rotterdamse Dakendagen’ (Rooftop days) sees the city centre as an open laboratory and wants to show inspiring examples of roof use during their festival weekend. You can visit over 50 rooftops for unique views, special yoga classes, music…

Hulstkamp Gebouw

Hulstkamp Building: A Future-Proofed City Icon ‘HULSTKAMP GEBOUW’. Every Rotterdammer knows the handsome building with the bright red lettering on Noordereiland, yet they might not be able to say much about its130-year history. Now, after a restoration, the building is back to its former splendour, and it’s time to get up close and personal. Words:…

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…

Mirror Mirror on the Wall…

Immerse yourself in the ultimate Chirstmas experience at Hudson’s Bay! The popular department store, Hudson’s Bay, offers an assortment of fashion, beauty, lifestyle and home, designed by exclusive brands and popular designers. From Tuesday 27 November to Thursday 27 December, they will surprise guests with a magic mirror on the shop floor. Through the advanced…