SIGHTS & EVENTS

Walking through Museum Quarter | Utrecht

So, past weekend I was on a weekend get away with the parents and boyfriend to Ghent. Such a lovely, vibrant and beautiful city. With a temperature below zero, we varied the places of interest with cosy cafes to get our body warmth back. A little travel guide told us where to go and what to see, step by step, with …

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Street Art In Utrecht

Walking through Utrecht, you will always stumble upon something very surprising. During my search for new shops, restaurants and other secret hotspots I come across some great street art works. Two I especially want to share with you, because I think they are very inspiring. The street art works you find in Utrecht are from local foundations looking for ways to …

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8x Pub Quizzes in Utrecht

Every pub, cafe or restaurant seems to have its own quiz night nowadays. Whoever thought that quizzes would become a trend? Well it happened just like that! So which ones are the best to join: the most fun, challenging, have a brilliant and knowledgable quizmaster? If you are looking to strain your brain then keep on reading and check one of these …

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Wild west at the Cereolfabriek

Welcome to the wild, wild west A new year, a new blog, a new house. We moved with the whole club to Oog in Al: dog, boyfriend and cat. Not necessarily in that order, by the way. A beautiful corner apartment on the third floor, with a view of the canal. There is a big wooden family table in the …

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Movies on the Move

Armed with a picnic basket full of bites, a plaid wrapped around my neck and a bottle of wine in my hand, me and my boyfriend are strolling towards the mill. The Wood sawing Mill ‘De Ster’ at Lombok, as I had heard trough Facebook that there, on the lawn, the Brommerbios would take place. We had no clue as …

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Utrecht 1 City Minute

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 …

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The City Archives

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; …

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Explore Utrecht with SPAT Verandert

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 …

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Fun in the park

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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 …

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De Streekmarkt

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, …

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