I’m in Asos, a little fishing village built into the narrowest part of a rocky peninsula on the Greek island of Kefalonia. The tiny bay arcs out from the rocky headland to encompass its stony beach, harbour, and the clearest water I have ever seen. It’s a postcard location with two or three tiers of houses, hotels and holiday apartments framing the crescent’s waters in shades of umber, terracotta, cream, and pink.
Rich takes a trip beyond his comfortable Amsterdam bubble, and finds the love of his musical life hanging out in the south. We’ve handed over the Kompas HQ pen so he can tell you in his own words.Read More
Each October, Amsterdam hosts one of the most extensive electronic music festivals in the world. Amsterdam Dance Event spans five days and hundreds of venues so needless to say, it’s spectacular, exciting and exhausting.
Recovery involves copious amounts of sleep, liters of coconut water, an extra day off and a little ‘something for the soul’, too. Ask Team Kompas (that’s us) and we’ll say the latter part is where museums about secret 17th Century churches come in. Call us literal… Read More
Hire a boat, collect your friends, and get yourself a glimpse of Amsterdam from its most enchanting point of view during the Amsterdam Light Festival.
You know it, we know it; too much choice can be a bad thing. So in this age of endless browsing, swiping and refreshing, it’s wise to seize opportunities for keeping things simple. And that’s one of the words at the heart of Sir Hummus …
We know you’ve already dug out your ‘big coat’ and poncho in preparation for those dreaded winter months, but that’s no reason to deny yourself a glimpse of Amsterdam from its most enchanting angle. Just use them to your advantage! Follow our seven pieces of magnificent advice and you can ace this winter canal cruise. Scout’s honour.