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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Nina June

Composer and musician Nina June is making waves in her native Netherlands, and now in over seas in the US with the release of her debut US album, BON VOYAGE.

Blending instrumentation with electronic influences, Nina creates a layered and textured sound that propels her vocals and songwriting. The singer collaborated with producer Tim Bran (Halsey, London Grammar, Bloc Party) to capture her unique sound inspired by atmospheric and cinematic influences ranging from Agnes Obel, SOHN, the soundtracks of American Beauty and Les Intouchables, and the instrumental music of René Aubry and Chilly Gonzalez.

Check out her latest single “Daffodils” below:

city guide:
Amsterdam, NL
food
Wilde Zwijnen
"The food is really really good here and you can also eat vegetarian if you like (I do). I choose the Chef's Choice surprise menu. It's healthy, really tasty and the place is very cosy. It's not very cheap, but if you want to have a special night out you should go here." - Nina June
Javaplein 23, 1095 CJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
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bar
Walter’s
"You can have drinks here at the bar, eat a veggy burger or pasta, order cocktails and enjoy an evening with your friends. My drink order would be the Gin Tonic, or the Viognier white whine." - Nina June
Javastraat 42, 1094 HK Amsterdam, Netherlands
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coffee
De Jonge Admiraal
"It's a super cosy small livingroom/coffee shop and they have the best homemade cheesecake and carrotcake ever. I'd first take that one, then order a glass of Chardonnay and have the homemade soup later." - Nina June
Javastraat 149, 1094 HE Amsterdam, Netherlands
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landmark
A’DAM Toren
"Take the (free) ferry at the backside of Amsterdam Central Station, and the tower is right in front of you. You can have drinks downstairs and then take the disco elevator to the top of the building to watch over Amsterdam. A lot of fun stuff to do there at the north side of Amsterdam too (visit Pllek for foods and drinks or go to the biggest flea market in Europe at the IJhallen)." - Nina June
Overhoeksplein 1, 1031 KS Amsterdam, Netherlands
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venue
Paradiso
"Of course Paradiso, where I will be releasing my album BON VOYAGE. Both the main hall and the upper (small) hall are fantastic. Paradiso is an old church and still has the shape of it and the characteristic stained glass. All the big artists still visit the big hall and you can see the best upcoming acts in the small hall." - Nina June
Weteringschans 6-8, 1017 SG Amsterdam, Netherlands
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karaoke
Casablanca
"Originally, it's a jazzclub, but when the band stops playing, the karaoke starts. It's in the city center of Amsterdam and open until 4.00 in the morning. You can check their songlist on the website so you can practise at home!" - Nina June
Zeedijk 26E, 1012 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
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shopping
Div. Amsterdam
"There are two DIV shops in the street, a male viariant and a female variant. The have awesome urban basics, shoes, sweaters, jeans and overalls. Not cheap cheap, but excellent quality and dope designs." - Nina June
Javastraat 8, 1094 HG Amsterdam, Netherlands
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outdoors
Westerpark
"There's vintage markets on Sunday's, you can eat the best icecream at IJscuypje, visit the childrens farm or go dancing at "The Pacific". It's a great park for running also, and for chilling out with a picknick on a blanket in summer." - Nina June
1014 DA Amsterdam, Netherlands
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