City Minutes is a project that captures the essence of a city in a one minute video. After the cities Dordrecht and Vlissingen, City Minutes added Utrecht to the list. This is one of the best city films I have seen and trust me there are some pretty bad ones out there. City Minute captured: the Voortstraat, famous ice cream …Read More »
In this category you can find everything about sights and events in Utrecht.
The Utrechts Archief, located at the Hamburgerstraat next to the restaurant Rechtbank, holds the entire history of Utrecht. And is also the centre for ecclesiastical archives and information on the Dutch Railways. The city archives consists of: cards, pictures, publications, movies about the history of Utrecht, the province and its people. On a regular basis the archives organizes events like; …Read More »
Sometimes its fun to be a tourist in your hometown. At these times you discover something new and realize that you know absolutely nothing. Ooh well, there is always more to learn about Utrecht and later you can even brag about it to your friends. (Guess who will feels like dummies now ;-)) On a Saturday afternoon, a lovely sunny …Read More »
It’s time for a small lesson in history! You wouldn’t have guessed, but Utrecht is full of castles. In fact, most of the buildings at Oudegracht are castles! The nowadays restaurant Oudaen is, as you may know, and many, many more. Fresenburgh for example, is the building at Oudegracht where you can find Hollister. The Zara store at Utrecht’s shopping …Read More »
The best thing about spring is the ability to spend loads of time outside! Whether you like working in the garden, sipping a cocktail on a terrace or my favorite thing to do have a picnic in the park, it’s the best season for outdoor fun. Utrecht has loads of parks, on a warm spring day all of the parks …Read More »
Every first Sunday of the month the Streekmarkt (= regional market) takes place in the Twijnstraat. And that is a true food walhalla for people like me, but also for people who are not so extremely into food, because it is has a very approachable and welcoming atmosphere. You can have a nibble of dried or fresh sausage, smoked fish, lovely salsas, …Read More »