100 years of Schiphol, celebrities and historical figures

By Thomas Lundberg l May. 15, 2016, 07:05am l Culture l 1 Comments

Schiphol airport celebrates its centennial this year and has created an online museum with the most remarkable and historical images and videos captured at the Dutch national airport during the past 100 years.

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Walk across the IJ with a 360-degree view

By Thomas Lundberg l May. 7, 2016, 07:05am l Culture l 0 Comments

As part of the May 5 Liberation Day celebrations, the city of Amsterdam reconstructed the pontoon bridge that connected Amsterdam-Noord to the mainland back in 1945.

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Huge new Monty Python ‘Silly Walks’ mural in Eindhoven

By Thomas Lundberg l Apr. 30, 2016, 11:04am l Art l 0 Comments

You can now walk alongside John Cleese doing his silly walk in Eindhoven.

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Perfect Rembrandt painting created with 3D printer and computer

By Thomas Lundberg l Apr. 10, 2016, 07:04am l Art l 0 Comments

A brand new Rembrandt painting was recently unveiled in Amsterdam. While it looks like an authentic Rembrandt painting from the 1600s, it was actually made with a 3D printer.

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Google Netherlands introduces self-driving bicycle

By Thomas Lundberg l Apr. 1, 2016, 07:04am l Technology l 0 Comments

Building on their experience with self-driving cars, Google’s latest autonomous transportation vehicle for urban environments is the self-driving bicycle.

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[UPDATE] Stunning laser light show on wind turbines by Dutch artist

By Thomas Lundberg l Mar. 18, 2016, 07:03am l Technology l 0 Comments

The latest project by the renowned Studio Roosegaarde proves that even giant wind turbines can be a high-tech canvas for an impressive work of light art.

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Rembrandt’s incredibly lifelike paintings in motion

By Thomas Lundberg l Feb. 13, 2016, 07:02am l Art l 0 Comments

Step into the magical world of Rembrandt’s paintings, but like you’ve never seen them before: in motion. These animations of the original paintings are truly stunning.

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Dutch police looking to use eagles to catch drones

By Thomas Lundberg l Feb. 6, 2016, 07:02am l Technology l 1 Comments

Now that drones are becoming increasingly affordable and commonplace, Dutch law enforcement has to new find ways to protect the skies. Check out this eagle catching one mid-air!

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A beautiful bird's-eye view of the Netherlands

By Thomas Lundberg l Jan. 26, 2016, 07:01am l Fun l 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what the Netherlands looks like from the sky? This new video takes it to another level with breath-taking footage taken all over the country.

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Unique film footage of Amsterdam from 1927

By Thomas Lundberg l Jan. 23, 2016, 07:01am l Culture l 0 Comments

Almost 90 years ago, around 1927, Alex Benno shot the film 'Beautiful Amsterdam', as an advertisement for Amstel Hotel. You can see that Damrak was just as busy back then as it is now!

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Ice skating and beer crate curling on frozen Dutch roads

By Thomas Lundberg l Jan. 9, 2016, 08:01am l Culture l 0 Comments

Winter has finally arrived in the Netherlands, at least in the northern and eastern provinces of Drenthe, Groningen, Friesland and Overijssel. But the Dutch aren't waiting for lakes to freeze...

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IamExpat most read articles in 2015

By Beatrice Clarke l Dec. 30, 2015, 07:12am l Press l 0 Comments

What was everyone reading about in 2015? From Dutch directness to language-learning tips, here are our top 12 articles from the last year!

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[Photos] IamExpat Anniversary Party - 2015

By IamExpat Spotter l Dec. 17, 2015, 02:12pm l Press l 0 Comments

Thank you all for attending the IamExpat Anniversary Party! Be on the look-out for more IamExpat events coming soon! Photos by Timmy Ling. Enjoy!

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Amsterdam wins European Bike Stealing Championships 2015

By Beatrice Clarke l Nov. 26, 2015, 07:11am l Culture l 1 Comments

Amsterdam has the dubious honour of being crowned the European Bike Stealing Capital for 2015. Find out how long it took for an Amsterdam bike thief to try his luck with a bait bike.

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Cyclists behaving badly in Amsterdam

By Parvinder Marwaha l Oct. 3, 2015, 07:10am l Culture l 3 Comments

Cyclists so routinely break rules with little regard for injury or fine that many would consider Amsterdam as the wild west of cycling.

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Mapping Amsterdam: the city's statistics in maps

By Parvinder Marwaha l Aug. 12, 2015, 07:08am l Other l 2 Comments

Amsterdam City Council has created around 90 interactive maps which reveal a broad range of information about the city.

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Mockumentary shows Utrecht cyclists in natural habitat

By Emily McCallum l Jul. 18, 2015, 07:07am l Culture l 1 Comments

This 'nature documentary' from BLIK lets you observe Utrecht's local fauna in its bike-loving natural state.

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Time-lapse footage shows vibrancy of Dutch nature

By Emily McCallum l Jun. 27, 2015, 07:06am l Culture l 0 Comments

See serene, beautiful Dutch landscapes in this time-lapse tribute to the Netherlands' natural treasures.

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Robots to create 3D printed bridge in Amsterdam

By Emily McCallum l Jun. 20, 2015, 07:06am l Technology l 0 Comments

High-tech 3D printing robots will 'draw' a fully-functional footbridge over one of Amsterdam's canals.

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[Photos] Del Mar - May 2015

By IamExpat Spotter l Jun. 16, 2015, 12:06pm l Press l 0 Comments

Thank you all for attending Del Mar - an IamExpat Boat Event! Be on the look-out for our next party coming very soon. Photos by Monyart. Enjoy!

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