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Amsterdam Weekend Guide for January 1, 2 & 3

31 December 2015

Weekend tips for January 1, 2 & 3

Did you have a nice Christmas? And looking forward to New Years Eve? Check our blog with the best parties for New Years Eve, in case you don’t have plans yet. And some energy left for a party on January 1st? We selected the best parties for New Years Day for you! Although we also made a list with other nice things to do on New Years Day.

Just like last week, we look back at last year. Check out our “Best of … 2015 ‘lists with the best spots of de past 12 months. We also share a VLOGMAS video on Facebook, YOURLBB.TV and on every day. With bucket list trips, the best coffee spots and must visit expos. Go check it out! >> Happy New Year!


The whole month of December we’re giving away gift cards for restaurants all over The Netherlands. Every week you can win a ‘Diner Cadeaukaart’ worth € 100,- you can use for example at our favourite hotspots like Volt and Envy in Amsterdam. How you can win? We give away the gift cards to new subscribers on our Youtube channel YOURLBB.TV! You can subscribe to the channel here! Every week we will announce the winners in the blog on the website.

PS: listen to Amsterdam FM for my personal tips from the Amsterdam Weekend Guide. Live, every Friday, at 11.45!

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE FOOD– We made some new lists for you!
>> 16 x spots with a fireplace in Amsterdam
>> 9 x cheese fondue: our favourite spots
>> 5 x best hot chocolate in Amsterdam

– Want to go out for dinner the first of January? Please note that not all restaurants are open during the holidays. But good news: these 10 restaurants are!

– Or check the best restaurants of 2015: all of them are must visits for this weekend!

We love these places for Friday afterwork drinks!:
* Check our list with 10 Friday afterwork drinks spots in Amsterdam!
* Pllek is always a good idea for Feeling Friday.
* SoSo Lobi at Waterkant is highly recommended for summer vibes, beer and roti!

These spots just opened!:
* Bar Basquiat
* Hangar
* The Uptown Meat Club

Some foodie proof lists to make your life easier :-)
* 30 restaurants in the city center
* 19 nicest breakfast spots in town
* 14 healthy hotspots we love
* 47 great coffee bars in Amsterdam
* 24 cocktail bars in Amsterdam

Check the blog for more lists! >>

– Plenty to do on the first of January: check it here!

– Also cool: Wintermarkt Amsterdam at Rembrandtplein. For winter bites and drinks. This market is open until January 17.

– Do you feel like ice skating at a very cool location? Museumplein just opened Ice Amsterdam for 100 days of winter pleasure. Another cool ice skating spot is Jaap Eden Ice Skating.

– Come and see the cool light artworks of Amsterdam Light Festival! Go by foot or do it differently and go by boot. In town until January 17.

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE SHOPPING– Want to go shopping? Read about the best shops of 2015!

– Pop-up store Crafts for Christmas is in town till the 3rd of January. Here you can buy beautiful porcelain and jewllery.

– There are much more cool shops in Amsterdam! Check them here >>

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE MUSEUM– Artist Tino Seghal creates live situations within the crowd. Visit this way of art in the Stedelijk Museum until the last December 31.

– At Foam you can see We May Have Met BeforeSeven Chinese artists give insight in China with focus on the cultural climate, artistic developments and photography.

– The Amsterdam Museum also has a cool exhibition: Graffiti: New York Meets the Dam. The exhibition shows graffiti from New York and Amsterdam from the 70 & 80’s.

– Let’s go back to the 60s! At the Tropenmuseum with the The Sixties expo! Fashion, design, music, architecture and photographs from the 60’s are exposed.

– Nice to go to: Thuishaven this weekend!

– And check our blog with other nice parties on the first of January!

– Up for some good weekend music? Especially for New Years Eve we made a Happy New Year Playlist >>

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Anne de Buck

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