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Black Friday is darker than you think

On the stroke of midnight after Thanksgiving, scores of Americans will head to their local department stores in the middle of the night and quite literally trample each other to death for things they don’t actually need. Black Friday is not just an American thing anymore. Like a virus, this grotesque occasion has manifested itself as a global occurrence. Black Friday is the epitome of … Continue reading Black Friday is darker than you think

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Night Mayor of Amsterdam Ramon de Lima: The knight of the night

While the whole city of Amsterdam depends on it’s mayor during the day, the nightlife has a leader of their own: the night mayor. Ramon de Lima (29) took on the position to be a spokesperson for nightlife at the foundation Night Mayor of Amsterdam (N8BM). But what is it about the night that intrigues him?   Night Mayor “Advocating for night culture”, Ramon calls … Continue reading Night Mayor of Amsterdam Ramon de Lima: The knight of the night

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Travelling during the night

Travelling during the night is never the same as travelling during the day. At least, in a bus, where a lot of things happen. The bus, which was bringing some students back from Prague to Amsterdam after a short trip, is a good example. A driver being late, a closed fuel station, an improvised party and so much more crazy things were happened there. Even … Continue reading Travelling during the night

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Long lines and early closings: Museum night 2021

This year, 54 museums opened their doors for the 21st edition of the museum night in Amsterdam. After the lockdown of last year, in which the museums weren’t allowed to open, the visitors’ expectations for this year’s museum night were even bigger. Bringing the people of Amsterdam together. This is what museum night is all about. And the people of Amsterdam were ready for a … Continue reading Long lines and early closings: Museum night 2021