François Geurds serves new street food concept S.O.S.

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François Geurds is a true Rotterdam star chef. In the Hofbogen, he has created a culinary destination. With FG Restaurant (two Michelin stars), a taste laboratory and Food Labs by François Geurds (one Michelin star). Starting September 26, Food Labs will offer an accessible lunch menu according to a new street food concept at S.O.S. […]

The city collection of Rotterdam comes to life

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Unfolding across a 66-metre window display, a new pop-up exhibition tells the story of Rotterdam through over a hundred artefacts from the Netherlands’ largest historical city collection (containing 115,000 items). Despite there currently being no city museum to showcase these unique pieces, beautiful images, and moving stories, this exhibition’s setting perfectly encapsulates Rotterdam’s spirit. Situated […]

The first Rotterdam Fashion Week is coming

Rotterdam Fashion Week

From 8 to 18th of June Rotterdam Fashion Week takes place for the first time. A unique 11-day event that distinguishes itself from all other fashion shows by combining fashion, art, culture and sustainability. More than twenty leading international (fashion) designers will show their collection in Rotterdam. The eleven-day event Rotterdam Fashion Week will be […]

Holland America Line is back in the city of origin

Rotterdam VII arrives in Rotterdam on April 18 2023

Holland America Line has been exploring the world for 150 years with expertly crafted itineraries, extraordinary service and genuine connections to each destination. It originated in Rotterdam and from 2024 Rotterdam is once again a departure city. This was celebrated with many festivities. On April 18 Holland America Line‘s flagship Rotterdam VII arrived at the Port of Rotterdam, on […]

Racesquare Rotterdam is now open at Hollywood Event Center

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The largest virtual racing experience has opened its doors in Hollywood Event Center. With no fewer than 60 F1 sims as well as four full-motion simulators it’s the spot for racing fans. The technology behind the racing simulators is the latest on the market for a competitive round of racing with friends, family or colleagues. […]

Visit the world’s largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship

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Götheborg of Sweden is the world’s largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship, an 18th century replica of the original Götheborg that sank outside of Gothenburg in 1745. May 11 it moors at the Holland Amerikakade. The ship can be visited until May 14.    Rotterdam is a stopover for the ship en route to home port […]

Rotterdam-based Lex Pott designs for Vero

Lex Pott for Vero

Vero is a young furniture brand advocating a new era of Italian design. It believes in the values of informality and transparency. The brand asked Rotterdam-based Lex Pott to design for them. Pott employs a raw and intuitive method. In his work, he returns to the origin of the materials he uses most: wood, stone […]

Let sustainable children’s clothing brand MINGO grow


Rotterdam-based MINGO is a popular children’s clothing brand in the Netherlands and Germany. In order to grow MINGO has started crowdfunding. Among other things, the funding will be used to develop a teen line and open a physical location. The ultimate goal is to raise 75,000 euros. It’s still possible to invest. The sustainable clothing […]

Joline Jolink slips in a new design to her collection of sustainable footwear

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The Rotterdam-based fashion designer Joline Jolink successfully launched her first vegan trainers in 2019.  Next came biodegradable trainers and trainers and boots made of apple leather. Now she adds a summer slipper made of grape leather to her collection of sustainable footwear. The designer develops, produces and launches collections at her own rhythm and on […]

Plastic Whale rids the waters of Rotterdam

Plastic Whale

Plastic Whale was founded in Amsterdam in 2010. It’s a social enterprise with a mission: to rid the waters of the growing global problem called plastic waste. It also wants to inspire others to take action, and create an ever-growing movement of individuals, businesses and government agencies that, through its main activities are fighting for […]