Smokey Jo’s Cantina | Summer bar in Antwerp
It’s summer, which means that the magic warehouse of city brewery Stadsbrouwerij ‘De Koninck’ in Antwerp has been transformed into a temporary summer bar. After Summer Josephine’s and Smokey Jo’s Garage, the brewery’s interior garden will house Smokey Jo’s Cantina this year. The ultimate place to relax in the city. Prepare for a thick layer of white sand and palm trees, beach chairs and hammocks.
The Fontenay Hamburg | New 5* hotel architectural landmark
The beautiful waterfront city of Hamburg will gain a new architectural landmark later this year when the 131‐room luxury hotel, The Fontenay, opens its doors to guests on October 15, 2017. Considered to be Germany’s most anticipated luxury hotel opening this year, The Fontenay will be located directly on the banks of Lake Alster, with an unique sculptural design resembling three interlocking circles, creating views of the lake and the downtown cityscape from most of the hotel’s rooms and suites, as well as its rooftop bar & terrace, gourmet restaurant, swimming pool and spa.
oBike & FlickBike | Bicycles to share 2.0
A large number of ‘bicycles to share’ have recently been placed in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Two weeks ago, hundreds of bicycles of oBike were distributed in Rotterdam. Last weekend, it was time for FlickBike to drop 1000 black bikes in Amsterdam. What are these ‘bicycles to share’ and how can you use them?
Camp The Night Amsterdam | Camping New Style
Sleep on a rooftop underneath the stars in Amsterdam, brush your teeth in one of the dressing rooms in the Olympic Stadium, float with your fellow campers in Amsterdam Noord: experience it during Camp the Night. The new camping platform Campspace.com pops up on unexpected areas in the capital city on the 12th and 13th of August.
Pinto Picnic at the Dakpark in Rotterdam | Asian BBQ
As of July 1, Asian BBQ opened for the 3rd time in the stately high-rise corner at the entrance of the Dakpark. As a traveling restaurant, Asian BBQ is looking forward to new places. However, they are already on the Hudson Square 7b for the 3rd season and again for six months. Here they are open from Wednesday to Sunday from 17:30 until 23:00. From the restaurant you walk up to the Roof Park for a Pinto Picnic. A place worth a detour and to enjoy a traditional Thai BBQ.
IKEA open air rooftop cinema
Is your schedule still empty for tomorrow night? Call your friends and go watch a movie in a cinema! Not just a normal cinema, but at the IKEA open air rooftop cinema on the rooftop of IKEA Delft in The Netherlands.
Nozem ice cream | Ice cream for Zwarte Cross festival visitors
Visitors of the Zwarte Cross festival in the Netherlands can make a pit stop at ‘t Noorden in Aalten. The festival will start this weekend and party centre and pancake house ‘t Noorden is located on the route towards the festival. To attract more visitors in the days before the festivals, they decided to put some extra items on their menu. One of them is Nozem Ice Cream, made in collaboration with a farm where ice cream is being made. The ice cream is based on a popular drink being sold at Zwarte Cross: Nozem Oil.
The Movement hotel | Former Prison the Bijlmerbajes temporarily run by asylum seekers
A part of the former and notorious prison ‘Bijlmerbajes’ becomes a pop-up hotel run by asylum seekers. At The Movement hotel, refugees will be trained to run a hotel and get back into the workforce, their chance to reintegrate. On the 4th of July, a crowd funding campaign is launched to enable this special project. The hotel is intended to open its prison doors early August and give their guests a once in a lifetime experience to explore and stay at the famous Bijlmerbajes before it gets demolished.
Visit Amsterdam with the limited edition Care Tag | By KLM
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines offers passengers who visit Amsterdam in September a handy gadget: the KLM Care Tag. The smart audio luggage tag automatically provides visitors with location based verbal tips on how to traverse the city. The specially designed location-aware audio luggage tag consists of an offline GPS module and a speaker. While you’re walking or cycling through the city, it offers the right tip at the right location at the right time. All over Amsterdam, KLM plotted the voice of their caring crew at spots where people can use some extra assistance. A visitor can simply attach the tag to her/his luggage or clothes. Interesting news for your hotel or AirBnB guests.
Frazzled Cafe | It’s OK to not be OK!
The number one bestselling author, comedian and leading mental health campaigner Ruby Wax has joined forces with Marks & Spencer to launch Frazzled Cafes in M&S stores. ‘It’s ok not to be ok, feeling frazzled, come on in and let it out!’