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Sukha Amsterdam: shopping at the Haarlemmerstraat

18 March 2013

Sukha: concept store shopping in Amsterdam!

Sukha Amsterdam is a concept store that makes you happy while shopping in Amsterdam. They have a beautiful selection of trendy clothes, goodies for your home and cute gifts. I hear you thinking… Sukha… odd name! Sukha means ‘joy of life’ in Sanskrit. That’s the language of Buddhist monks from India and Nepal. Sukha Amsterdam sells products from India, Nepal, Morocco, Peru, Indonesia and Holland. Shopping in Amsterdam at Sukha means buying products that are made with care for people and environment. Or they’re vintage or up cycled. Beside the Sukha Amsterdam label this concept stores sells known and less known designers. Mostly handmade and unique! Beside shopping in Amsterdam Sukha is the perfect place to relax on a shopping spree with a cup of coffee. I love, love, love their post cards with lovely quotes and small poems. Sukha Amsterdam also sell them as a poem book. On Pinterest you can check out more cards!
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Sukha Amsterdam

Address: Haarlemmerstraat 110, Amsterdam
Neighbourhood: Amsterdam city centre ‘Haarlemmerbuurt’ en The Jordaan
Website: sukha-amsterdam.nl
Type of store: concept store
Products: fashion, living, accessories, gifts, books, workshops and travel

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Amsterdam Bucketlist
THINGS TO DO:
Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
FAVOURITE MUSEUMS:
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
MOCO Museum for street art
Photography museum FOAM
SEASONAL:
Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Red Light District tour
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn

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Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
COMFORTABLE // €€
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.

More hotspots in Amsterdam

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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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With love,
Anne 

Anne de Buck

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