Entries by Max Dijkema


The Dylan Amsterdam recently started a unique collaboration with Euro Pizza. Curious about Euro Pizza and our collaboration? Read the interview below!   Hi, lovely to meet you! Tell us a bit about yourself!  Hi! We are Rein Op ‘t Root, Tjalling de Goede, Nick Heijnis, Teun Burghard and Dimitri Mathijs, 5 friends who started […]

Amsterdam’s best kept secrets: Sweets

Amsterdam is known for its canals, Anne Frank House and liberal minds, but did you know there are several sweets you can only try here? We have listed the best ones for you! Van Stapele Koekmakerij, Heisteeg 4 There is a big chance you have to stand in line here, because they have the best […]

Welcome to Holland: typical Dutch food

You can’t leave Amsterdam without trying some Dutch Classics. We’ll get you started: Bitterbal ‘Bitterballen’ are the most famous Dutch snack, and can be ordered in almost every (brown!) bar. Most Dutch people enjoy ‘Bitterballen’ accomplished with a beer, the perfect Dutch duo. History of the Bitterbal The first evidence of the existence of the […]

Perfect 48 hours in Amsterdam by Jurgen van der Zalm

Day 1 08:00 hours I start the day at “Healthclub Jordaan”. A Gym in the heart of the famous Jordaan district. An hour of sweating under the guidance of my personal coach, Mike van Hoorn. In this gym you work out with Amsterdam’s finest: from born and bred Jordaan people to fit girls and from […]

Amsterdam’s best kept secrets: Photo Spots

Amsterdam is one of the most photogenic cities in the world. When visiting Amsterdam you must have made photo’s of the canals, tall and gabled buildings and the colorful flowers. We have listed some photo spots in Amsterdam you should not miss! Damrak Narrow Houses The narrow houses of Damrak are world famous. Walk from […]

The perfect 48 hours in Amsterdam by Roel Ruijs

My Ideal 48 hours in Amsterdam, arrive early, drop your bags and head into town! I do have to warn you, my list contains a lot of sweets, I love to eat! Maybe that’s why I cycle a lot! So my first advise would be to rent one of our “The Dylan X Roetz” Circular […]

Liberation Day

Liberation Day is a national holiday in The Netherlands celebrated each year on the 5th of May. We celebrate the liberation of The Netherlands from WWII in 1945 as well as the liberation of, then named, Nederlands-Indie. On the 5th of May, The Netherlands will also reflect on the value of freedom, democracy and human […]

King’s Day

What? King’s Day, previously known as Queen’s Day, is a national holiday within The Netherlands and is celebrated every year on 27th of April. On King’s Day The Netherlands is turning ‘oranje’ (orange) to celebrate HRH King Willem Alexander’s birthday (27th of April). Everyone is covered head to toe in ‘oranje’ (orange) as a sign […]