Amsterdiving my way through life

One day I dreamed of being location independent. After years of trying things, I’m now working-from-home from my homeland Portugal and I’m-working-from-home from my other homeland the Netherlands. I feel like one of those kids living happily between the homes of divorced but gracious loving parents. Granted, this doesn’t come without challenges, but for me this feels like a path worth taking. I won’t pick sides: I need both countries for different reasons. Whether in Lisbon or Amsterdam, I’m ‘amsterdiving’ my way through life. What the heck is ‘amsterdive’ about again?

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Cultural Agenda Amsterdam Spring

The Who What Where of Amsterdam during Spring

WWW (Who What Where) is a handpicked cultural agenda for Amsterdam. It bridges the variety of local and international artistic expressions present in the city. We focus on art, music, performance, community-driven events, small-scale venues and underground culture. Leave a comment below if you remember Amsterdive’s cultural agendas! We’re back, this time around in seasonal […]

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Welcome to the Morning Pages Circle

I’m starting a Morning Pages Circle, a 4-week-long journaling group for personal development. Here, you’ll build the habit of daily writing in a community of like-minded people and give yourself the chance to explore where the writing takes you. When you commit to writing your pages first thing in the morning the journey is always rewarding. We’re here to build that consistency together.

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On Amsterdam loneliness and our stupid little walks

Amsterdam is not a place where you move to exclusively for the hustle and saving for pension. Foreigners learn to enjoy life in a very particular way. Just being here exposes you to so much world: we got a whopping 176 different nationalities present in the city. That’s why loneliness hits the hardest. Because when you sit at home with no company for Christmas, or when you don’t see anyone for days on end during this perpetual lockdown you know how different it can be.

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Red Light Culture: a tour of the Red Light beyond the windows

Today I’m taking you on a cultural tour of the famous Rosse Buurt; in other words, the Red Light District of the locals. Here, different worlds merge into each other. From medieval Amsterdam to contemporary hustle and bustle. From monumental buildings and museums to cozy cafes and concept stores. There’s much to explore beyond the Windows.

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