Amsterdam Travel Guide

Welcome to IRMA’s latest exploration of Amsterdam. Despite the relentless rain, we didn’t let it dampen our spirits. Our journey took us through the city’s charming alleys, either on foot or by bike, discovering quaint boutiques, a cluster of exceptional museums, cozy cafés, and a gem of a restaurant that beckons us for a return visit.

Buffet van Odette
A gem of a dining spot predominantly run by women, including Odette’s daughter and sister. They serve up scrumptious homemade meals from their tiny kitchen, complemented by an exquisite selection of natural wines.

BUFFET van Odette. Picture: ©BUFFET van Odette.

In-Huys Concept Store
This concept store, situated within Hotel de l`Europe and curated by Danielle Hellendoorn, who doubles as a DJ, showcases her flair for artisan fashion, culturally rich books from local publishers, and her knack for discovering novel items.

Concept Store In-Huys – De L’Europe Amsterdam

The brainchild of South Korean artist and designer Byoungsung Son, whose passion for nature has been a lifelong affair. His journey took him from studying Professional Floristry in the UK to mastering Art and Design, culminating in his work with London’s esteemed floral artists. Since 2018, he’s been enchanting Amsterdam with his flower shop and studio.


A treasure trove of vintage jewels, accessories, and interior objects, Droomfabriek offers an exquisite collection that caters to all tastes.

Droomfabriek Amsterdam

Don’t miss the Hans Hals exhibition. Dive into the biography of this remarkable artist, whose unparalleled painting skills paved the way for Impressionism. Van Gogh, inspired by Hals’ unique brushwork, admired his portrayal of various societal figures, from the aristocracy to everyday street scenes.

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

De Kaaskammer Amsterdam
Bring a piece of Amsterdam home with you by indulging in an assortment of local cheeses, a perfect souvenir to remember your travels.

De Kaaskamer Amsterdam

THE Coffee District
A neighborhood favorite, this café is the go-to spot for morning coffee and freshly baked goods. Enjoy your brew out front and soak in the local ambiance.

Coffee District, Willemsparkweg

Salon Heleen Hülsmann
An almost legendary spot in Amsterdam, this boutique offers pre-loved items no older than three years. Each piece is carefully selected and well-maintained, providing a shopping experience that feels anything but second-hand.

Salon Heleen Hülsmann