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Amsterdam Weekend Guide // 10 tips for February 14, 15 & 16

13 February 2020

Happy weekend! I am still with one leg in the Brazilian vibes of the coastal town of Pipa where I was at the beginning of this week and with the other leg in the dark winter weather here in the Netherlands. Are you going to do something fun on Valentine’s Day? Or are you locking yourself inside with the best on demand series? I myself booked a night away last minute to Rotterdam (if you need inspiration, check this list with our favourite hotels in the Netherlands!). Are you staying in Amsterdam? Then quickly read on for 10 tips for fun things to do, in the new Amsterdam Weekend Guide for February 14, 15 & 16.

| FÏNLEY SUNDAY GUIDE: It’s back! In the new Fïnley Sunday Guide for February, you can find 35 tips for all of the Netherlands.  From the coolest (food)markets, to hotspots for Sunday afternoon drinks, all the must-see expositions, and tips for beautiful walks in nature. Mix and match the tips for your perfect Sunday! Click here for the February Guide >>

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10 X THE BEST TIPS FOR THIS WEEKEND IN AMSTERDAM

❶ Do you want to do something special this weekend? Then step aboard the Premium Winter Warmer Cruise from Talisker x Pure Boats and go on a two-hour cruise with unlimited snacks and drinks, including the Talisker Hot Chocolate. Nice detail: Talisker whiskey is made by women only, in the Scottish Isle of Skye. During this cruise you will sail on a small, covered boat and you can book at 1:30 pm or 4:00 pm during the weekend. Want to know more? Click here for more info and to make your reservation >>

❷ Brunch is always a good idea! Do you want to go brunch with friends or your lover this weekend? The Tailor is also organising a special brunch event together with Ketel One on Sunday February 16! During The Tailor’s Blues Brunch you can sit between 12 and 5pm for a boozy buzzing brunch with perfectly made Bloody Marys, a Louisiana style menu full of comfort food and live blues music. Want to know more and make your reservation? Check the Facebook event >>

 | VALENTINES TIP: Are you familiar with SurpriSeat? This restaurant platform turns going out to dinner into a real exciting event again. I highly recommend trying this out for a date night. For € 26,50 you can book a 2 course dinner in Amsterdam, Utrecht or Rotterdam. The restaurant you will be eating at is kept secret until a couple hours before dinner time. Want to experience this too? Use the code YLBB to get a € 7,50 discount on a surprise dinner for 2. Read more about it in this blogpost or make a reservation here for your own SurpriSeat >>

❸ This weekend the new exhibition about Bali will start at The Tropenmuseum. Nice for when you have plans to go on a holiday to this island and want to know more about the culture. Or to get inspired. Extra fun: In Café De Tropen at the museum you can enjoy Indonesian dishes in style afterwards.

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❹ Fingers crossed for dry weather, because on Sunday the Museumplein will again be transformed into the creative Museum Market. With many different stalls with handmade products and street food. For more info check out Facebook >>

❺ Silent discos are always fun! At Noorderlicht you can dance this Saturday to the tastiest hits from the 70’s80’s & 90’s, during De Stille Disco (Silent Disco). Who do you wanna dance all night with? Check the Facebook event for all details >>

| HOTEL TIP: Are your looking for a special hotel? On Your Little Black Book you can find reviews and lists with the best hotel tips for all over the world. Check out the hundreds of Yourlbb approved hotels >>

❻ Do you want to reduce consumption? At De Ceuvel they regularly organise clothing exchange events. Perfect for updating your wardrobe without buying anything new. Get everything out of your closet and trade it this Sunday for something ‘new’. Check out the Facebook page >>

❼ Are you going to celebrate love this Friday night? There are several restaurants in Amsterdam that serve a special menu on the 14th.

⋙ Go to IJver in Amsterdam Noord for a romantic dinner and start the evening with bubbles and oysters. Check the Facebook event for all details >>

⋙ At PARK Café Restaurant they serve a special 3-course menu on the 14th and you have the chance to win a unique live-drawn illustration. Want to find out more? Check out how to make a reservation here  >>

❽ Want to have a drink after your dinner on the 14th? Then go to the Valentine’s Day party in Het Sieraad! From 8 PM you are at the right place for karaoke and disco and are you planning on coming before 9 PM? Then you get a free welcome cocktail!Go to the Facebook event for all details >>

|Bucketlist tip: Did you already start making your bucketlist for 2020? Check out our Bucketlist page with the best tips that you want to add to your list.

Vegan sushi is surely the newest trend in the world of sushi, if you ask us. Are you curious to taste this? On Sunday February 16, Plant Based Sushi organises Sushi Sunday from 6 pm, with a fixed menu with the tastiest vegan sushi. For more info check out the Facebook page >>

❿ Close off the weekend with oysters? That’s possible this weekend at Bar Mimi in West. On Sunday you are welcome from 4 pm for Oysters & Pearls. Check out the Facebook event for all details >>

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With love,
Anne

Tess