Monthly Archives: May 2013


Heineken Experience reopening seems to be delayed

In late October 2007, Heineken gave almost no notice when they closed their iconic Amsterdam attraction known as the Heineken Experience for yet another renovation. At the time they announced they would reopen in June 2008 after a major upgrade that would also greatly increase the daily capacity. While corporations tend to do things like this more quickly and efficiently […]


How will Amsterdam’s new no-smoking laws affect the coffee shops?

You may have heard that as of July 1, 2008, Amsterdam is following in the footsteps of cities all over the world in banning cigarette smoking in public places. Some alarmists have spread false rumors that this law will shut down Amsterdam’s coffeeshops, but this isn’t true (we’ll get you for this, alarmists!!!). As of late April 2008, the exact […]


Early summer flights to Amsterdam

About once a month I examine trends on the cost of flights to Amsterdam from major North American cities. And in late April 2008, things are looking pretty grim for June flights. I guess the good news is that the June prices aren’t much different from the May prices I found, and a couple of them were a bit cheaper […]


WhyGo Amsterdam now has maps

After a certain amount of foot-dragging on my part I’ve finally started adding maps to Amsterdamlogue. Many of the individual attractions posts have maps at the bottom now, and soon they all will, but the best place to start is probably the main Amsterdam map page that is linked in the main menu so it’s one click away from every […]