Category: Outside the Bubble

  • King’s Night for the Party Animal

    By Louie Renardel de Lavalette — As we all know, King’s Night is about to be upon us, and for most of us this means that it is time to really let loose and have some drinks and/or do some drugs. However, sometimes we want to party on a budget, or do something that is […]

  • King’s Day for the Foodie

    By Anastasia Yakunina — If you are someone who is always on the lookout for new food sensations, King’s Day will provide you with many opportunities to experience cuisines from all over the world. If you find yourself in any of these areas, drop by and have a bite! (1) Vrijmarkt in the Jordaan district […]

  • King’s Day for the Treasure Hunter

    By Lara Neervoort — King’s Day is the best day of the year to score those vintage pumps, records or one-of-a-kind sunglasses for less than five euros! Everyone is out on the street selling their stuff, making King’s Day a bargain hunting frenzy. But you do need to know where to find the best secondhand […]

  • King’s Day for a Nomad With a Little Coin to Spare

    By Ricardas Beilskis — You want to have a remarkable King’s Day experience, but are too adventurous or too hipster to confine yourself to Amsterdam, right? Or maybe you just want to make sure that if you wake up in a random place after King’s Night, say Rotterdam, you don’t waste time trying to get […]

  • King’s Day for the Lone Wolf

    By Ina Schebler — King’s Day seems to be all about going out on the street, feeling one with the orange masses and being overwhelmed by music, party and action. However, a day like that also provides opportunities for those of us who prefer to spend it in a more calm manner. 1) Eat some […]

  • Free Ice Cream Almost Causes Stampede

    By Alexander Velichkov — Security guards had to push away a mob from the ice cream truck at Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day held in front of Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA on Tuesday, Apr. 14. Four AUC students were stuck in the crowd, and one of them suffered minor injuries. Pathé Amsterdam, the host of […]