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At Rotterdam Tourist Information we like to tell you what’s going on in town. But rather, let others tell their story. Below you can read why our (inter) national bloggers love Rotterdam, what the favorite addresses of (known) ‘Rotterdammers’ are and where our employees like to come!

Rousing rhythms on the Maas

Rousing rhythms on the Maas

What do jazz and the party scene in the 90s have in common? Rob Noordhoek from Museum Rotterdam tells us about the rise of both music trends in this blog.

14 Jun 2019 by Rob Noordhoek
Visiting the floating Rotterdam farm

Visiting the floating Rotterdam farm

Floating Farm is the world’s first floating farm and can be found in Merwe-Vierhavens (M4H), in the middle of the port of Rotterdam. Gaylen Vink is a Leisure and Events Management graduate student at Floating Farm. In this blog, she tells you everything about Floating Farm.

1 Jun 2019 by Gaylen Vink
Weelde opens its doors with a weekend-long party

Weelde opens its doors with a weekend-long party

The Merwe-Vierhavens area (M4H) is better known as the Rotterdam Makers District, a place for the innovative manufacturing industry. But the area is also becoming increasingly popular as a residential location and a cultural hotspot. The newest cultural asset is Weelde, a place where music, theatre, art, perf...

20 May 2019 by Steffan Hofland
Spend the night in an architectonic object

Spend the night in an architectonic object

In historical Delfshaven, you can stay overnight in one of Culture Campsite’s unique objects. One of the initiators, Laura Abbink, tells more about the small-scale sleeping phenomenon and the possibilities.

1 May 2019 by Laura Abbink
Look up more often! Esther Wienese tips 5 unique Rotterdam rooftops

Look up more often! Esther Wienese tips 5 unique Rotterdam rooftops

Our guest blogger Esther Wienese is the author of the book Rotterdam Rooftops, taking resilience to a higher level. With the Rotterdam Rooftop Days festival and Rotterdam Architecture Month in the pipeline, she recommends 5 roofs that are accessible for most of the year where you can enjoy the view, eat good ...

23 Apr 2019 by Esther Wienese
Kunstavond

Mesmerize Your Five Senses

Eating out in Rotterdam has always been about more than fries, cheese and herring, yet all too often people don’t know what to expect of the culinary scene in the City of Architecture. Rotterdam is a mosaic of people, cultures, food and architecture and the city’s rich diversity all comes together at Rest...

30 Jan 2019 by Joycy
5 Mexican Food Hotspots You Have to Try in Rotterdam

5 Mexican Food Hotspots You Have to Try in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a bustling cultural melting pot that will inspire all your senses. The city of architecture has an incredible food scene and there’s one particular cuisine you can’t miss when visiting: Mexican. From the recently opened Salsa Shop which combines the best of both fast food and casual dining to...

9 May 2018 by Jocelina
5 Unique Shops for DIY, Handmade & Colorful Gifts

5 Unique Shops for DIY, Handmade & Colorful Gifts

Rotterdam is a vibrant city that continues to surprise me in every way even after living here for so long. Every few months a new hotspot will open making it a fresh and surprising city to live in and visit. But it’s also a hidden gem when it comes to shopping.

16 Dec 2017 by Martine and Jocy
Summer in Rotterdam (by Macca and Chloe)

Summer in Rotterdam (by Macca and Chloe)

Travel bloggers Chloe Gunning (from Wanderlust Chloe) and Macca Sherifi (from A Brit and a Broad) love sharing their adventures from around the world through videos, photos and blogs. They also visited in Rotterdam and want to show you why Rotterdam is the place to be during the summer.

31 Aug 2016 by Macca and Chloe
Old Dutch Route

Old Dutch Route

The Dutch are considered to be down to earth, open minded and good merchants, but we lack in one characteristic: patriotism. We are happy to be Dutch, but rather focus on the things still to be improved than marvel over the beauties we own. Unjustified in my opinion, because we have many beautiful sights and ...

22 Jun 2016 by

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