THE MARKET SHARE OF AIRBNB IN THE NETHERLANDS RISING SHARPLY
In 2016, in Amsterdam there were almost 1.7 million booked nights through Airbnb. An increase of as much as 125% compared to 2015. The market share exploded thereby to 10.7% (from 5.4%) compared with hotels. For the first time, Airbnb in the ...
Hallo Nederland. MAG HET WAT MINDER MINDER?
Vriend van me woonde paar jaar in Rotterdam Delfshaven. De Schiedamseweg werd dagelijks schoongemaakt want winkelstraat. Alle zijwegen, voornamelijk islamitische enclaves niet. En wat een teringzooitje daar. Waar het om gaat is denk ik dat die ...
Saved by a whisker: Hero fire crews bring lifeless cat out of burning building and revive it with oxygen
Footage of firefighters battling to save a cat that was rescued from a burning building has been released for the first time. Sammy, a ginger cat, was rescued by fire crews after a blaze broke out Delfshaven neighbourhood of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Original architecture, old masters and local jazz music: Discover Rotterdam
Rebuilt and re-imagined in the wake of the Second World War when, sadly, much of the original architecture was flattened, this handsome, design-focused city fuses old and new with typically effortless Dutch style and poise. And thanks to the comings ...
Rotterdam: cruise port guide
Of all the larger Dutch towns, Rotterdam is the one with a hard metropolitan edge. It's the largest port in Europe, and because it was extensively bombed during the Second World War lacks the historic heart preserved in Amsterdam, Leiden or The Hague.
KAAN Architecten's new De Bank building in Rotterdam
The original building, designed in 1950-1955 by architect Prof. Henri Timo Zwiers, has a big mosaic in the hall by Dutch artist Louis van Roode. The building was originally the headquarters of the Nederlandsche Bank, hence the project's nickname "De Bank".
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Rotterdam: Hidden treasures of a modern city
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The old buildings of the Holland America Line from where emigrants sailed to the new world are now home to a fun and funky hotel, clubs, restaurants and exhibit spaces, as well as a bustling outdoor recreational area. Cross back on the water taxi, to ...
Rotterdam lands in fifth on Lonely Planet's top ten cities list
Pritzker-winning Rotterdam architect Rem Koolhaas, designed the building to produce dramatic views of “De Zwaan”, the cities white cable-stayed swooping bridge, from its hotel, cocktail bar terrace and restaurant. The innovative redevelopment ...
Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2016: countries, cities, regions revealed
48 Hours In: Rotterdam
Forget the football: today the sporting spotlight falls on Rotterdam as it hosts the prologue for the Tour de France ( tourdefrancerotterdam.nl ), with the teams crossing the Erasmusbrug (1) and Willemsbrug (2) as part of a 9km circuit of the city. The ...
The Bridge of Sighs in Holland by Mei Architects and Planners
Mei Architects And Planners have linked two historic buildings with a white, perforated bridge of variable height. They have called it "the Bridge of Sighs". It is clearly inspired by Venetian architecture and this can be seen even in Schiedam, Holland ...
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