Category: About Amsterdam

Facts, figures, and other must-know information about Amsterdam.

For instance:

Iconic ‘I amsterdam’ letters removed

Update: The brief return that didn’t happen

‘I amsterdam’ long was Amsterdam’s hugely popular marketing slogan. The set of giant letters — located at the back of the Rijksmuseum, and a stone’s throw from the Van Gogh museum — is among the most photographed of Amsterdam’s icons.

But now both the letters and the marketing campaign are history. Victims of their own success, as Amsterdam suffers under an onslaught of over-tourism.

The sign will be removed at the beginning of December.

Amsterdam drones

Amsterdam by Drone Check out this video with awesome drone views of Amsterdam. The sample reel highlights professionally shot drone footage you can purchase for your own project from Drone Snap Studio. Is it legal to operate a drone in Amsterdam? There are many Amsterdam drone videos on YouTube and elsewhere. But mind you: generally, flying a drone is Amsterdam is prohibited. Illegal. If you do so anyway you risk a fine and/of confiscation of your drone(s). If you are caught repeatedly breaking the rules, you also risk a prison sentence. Using drones in the Netherlands – official Government of

Moving to Amsterdam

It is no surprise that many people want to move to Amsterdam — one of the ‘most livable’ cities in the world.

But moving here isn’t easy. You’ll have to deal with anything from visas to finding a house, and from employment to getting to know the culture.