Toko Trash

Toko Trash Welcome to Manuela’s tropical kitchen, proof that you don’t always need to board a plane to feel like you are on a holiday. The decor here does the trick: the pink kitchen with its palm-tree print, the amazing painted ceiling and the laidback atmosphere all suggesting you’re somewhere far more exotic. Toko Trash…

The Historic Oude Haven

The ‘hardy’ man’s haven Rotterdam is world-famous for its international port. But nowadays its very first port, in Oude Haven, is now a busy entertainment hub and somewhere where you can watch ‘hardy’ men restoring their boats. Words: Evelien Baks Not that long ago, men used to traipse around the docks at Haringvliet dragging heavy…

Family-Friendly Fun in the Park!

Duizel in het Park This family-friendly festival of music, art and performances is perfect for a lazy afternoon in the park. There really is something for everyone as the program is packed with performances by musicians, writers, poets, actors and visual artists. Entrance to the festival costs €5 for one day or only €8 for…

De Tuin

If Rotterdam is Manhattan on the Maas (a name it often gets called), then the Kralingse Bos is its Central Park and, with a little stretch of the imagination, the Kralingse Plas is the famous New York park’s rowing lake. De Tuin van de Vier Windstreken, shortened by Rotterdammers to De Tuin, is one of…

Mangiare

Top spots on the van Oldenbarneveltstraat and the Karel Doormanstraat   Mangiare You feel like you have landed in Italy when you step into Mangiare (Italian for food). If you can tear yourself away from the antipasti choices at the counter you’ll find more on offer in the elevated dining area and in the restaurant…