The city remakes its signature museums, including the quintessential Rijksmuseum. By Peter Schjeldahl.
Why is Cycling So Popular in the Netherlands?
There are more bicycles than residents in The Netherlands and in cities like Amsterdam and The Hague up to 70% of all journeys are made by bike. By A...
The Dutch Masters Behind the World’s Funkiest Rums
A profile of the company at the heart of Amsterdam’s modern dominance of the European rum trade is E&A Scheer, which has been operating continu...
The Menu | Food Neighbourhoods: Amsterdam, Javastraat
Monocle's Venetia Rainey and performer Maureen de Jong tour the culinary scene in Amsterdam’s eastern neighbourhoods. Runtime: 10 min.
The Urbanist | Tall Stories: Cycling through Amsterdam
Monocle's Joleen Goffin hops on her bicycle and takes control of the road as she tells us about the joys of cycling in Amsterdam. Runtime: 5 min.
Face to Face with Rembrandt
To provide even better insights into the Dutch artist, the renowned art historian TJ Clark offers his perspective on his telling self portraits. Runti...