Euro 2016 Football

  Football (soccer) fans here in Europe can start enjoying EURO 2016 competition matches among the participating European national teams this year. Qualifying matches have begun and continue through October 2015. Playoff matches take place in November. EURO 2016 is a month-long championships tournament with teams qualifying based on the … Continue reading


The following is a list of live events (major concerts, theatre shows, sports events) taking place in Holland during 2015. The event venues may be in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Arnhem, The Hague, Eindhoven, Maastricht, North and South Holland.   MAJOR EVENTS IN HOLLAND FOR 2015   EVENT DATE CITY LOCATION ANNE THRU APR 30 AMSTERDAM … Continue reading

Streisand’s ‘Partners’ Debuts Atop Billboard Chart

Barbra Streisand has added one more feather to her cap, and let's face it, at this point she has the equivalent of a full-length headdress when it comes to achievements. With the chart-topping debut of her latest set, Partners, Streisand achieves what no other musician (soloist or group) ever has, a number … Continue reading


The following is a list of upcoming 2014 events (concerts, theater shows, festivals, fairs, sporting events) in the Netherlands (including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Arnhem). Tickets to each event can be accessed through the link provided.    HOLLAND EVENT TICKETS EVENT DATE CITY VENUE DAVIS CUP NED vs. CROATIA … Continue reading

John Lewis Turns 150 Years Old

John Lewis is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. The venerable British department store chain, founded in 1864 as a drapery store on London's Oxford Street, has now sold to roughly 6 generations of shoppers. To put it in perspective, when John Lewis opened his Oxford Street store, London's population was … Continue reading