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Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013: from October 1 – 6 at Amsterdam RAI

21 August 2013

Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013, my quick fix for home and living trends!

The Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013 will be my first Woonbeurs where I can walk around as any other visitor. Last few years I worked at the home deco magazines as a marketing manager and one of my responsibilities was our presence at the fair. Since I now I have an other job and I’m not visiting the international home and living fair in Paris anymore, I look forward to going to the Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013 as a visitor! Walking around, soaking up the new trends for your home and discovering new designers. I also look forward to the presentation of vtwonen! The Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013 is held in the RAI between October 1 and 6.

Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013 and Meet The Blogger

For all fellow bloggers that read this… you probably already know that Meet The Blogger is teaming up with the Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013. On Monday you can go to the blog event and on Tuesday you’re the first to make pictures for your blogs at the Woonbeurs. I’m not sure if I can make it to Meet The Blogger yet… I have to work because on Wednesday evening I leave for a Travel Blog Event in Dublin. Life is full of exciting events!

Home and living shopping :-)

October seems far away…. but before you know you want a new blanket to snuggle up on the couch drinking tea and eating cookies. Fall is coming. And in the fall I always want to make changing to my interior. A new vase, a new photo frame or pillow. What’s on my wishlist for this Woonbeurs? I always love to shop at the vtwonen shop (and hopefully the vtwonen outlet again!). Every year I leave the vtwonen shop with huge bags full of new home and living accessories! PS: you can now order tickets with discount in the presale!

Amsterdam hotspot city guide for Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013

Especially for the Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013 I created a guide with the best restaurants close to the RAI and the coolest concept stores in Amsterdam. That way you can enjoy my favourite city even more after your visit to the Woonbeurs. Check out the hotspot city guide here.

Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2013

Date: Ocotober 1 – 6 2013
Address: Europaplein, Amsterdam
Neighbourhood: Amsterdam Old South
Website: woonbeurs.nl
Price level: tickets € 15,-, but actually the entrance is free, because… € 10,- cash back with shopping money for the Woonbeurs webshop ánd € 5,- worth of current issues of home deco magazines. Nice!
Perfect for: everyone who loves home and living trends and wants to make a house a home. And off course if you’re remodeling or moving this event is the place to be for you!

An impression of the Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2012 via this link!

PS: more hotspots are in the Amsterdam Little Black Book. A city guide to Amsterdam with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Always new addresses coming up so check out your online Little Black Book daily for the latest hotspots in town!

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
VERY VERY NICE // €€
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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