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This page is about offline and online storytelling in Amsterdam East: p-Oosts* & private local guiding


Hidden gems in the unusual Amsterdam: tours in the eastern part by local guide Lex

The Eastern part of Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Oost, is developing at an incredible pace; new bars, new restaurant formulas, redecorated parcs, roads, hotels and houses.
Check out the unusual Amsterdam with the storyteller of the East; local tourist guide Lex. (And avoid the crowds.)

Lex and the City creates “Eastern Lexperiences”: tours in Amsterdam East.
Storyteller of Amsterdam Oost. Online and offline; blogger + unusual local tourist guide in East-Amsterdam.
Outings and tours in for example The Indische Buurt. Or at IJburg.
And I blog about the unsual Amsterdam: on my website and at the websites of the partners the Eastern part of town.


De Nederlandse pagina over de verhalenverteller van Amsterdam Oost


Offline storyteller: telling stories on the street in East | Local tourist guide for Amsterdam off-the-beaten-track.

The Windmill of Amsterdam East – Landmark housing the leading beer brewery of the capital.

Special outings in the neighborhoods of Amsterdam East, each of which is different and develops strongly.

Neighborhoods like IJburg, Oostelijk Havengebied, Indische Buurt, Amsterdam Science Park, Watergraafsmeer (including hip & happening Wibautstraat), Dapperbuurt and Oosterparkbuurt.

Touring by bike with your own private group, on the scooter/footbike, walking or inline skating lessons and training in Oosterpark.
Amsterdam off the beaten track.

Lex van Buuren is a private local unusual guide in Amsterdam East, who lives in the Indische Buurt; in the heart of this off the beaten track area.
His specialty as a guide in East Amsterdam is a 1 hour walk starting from your hotel. And in the neighborhood. Looking for hidden gems of Amsterdam.


Online storyteller part 1: telling stories about Amsterdam East on the internet

Ice in Amsterdam East – IJburg ready for ice skating – march 2018 – Nice lexperience

As a private local tourist guide in Amsterdam East, I retain the interest of my target group by also guiding online in Amsterdam East. I do that by writing blogs about the hidden gems of the unusual Amsterdam.

My stories appear on my own website, the websites of partners and on social media. (microblogging)
A connecting term of this offline and online branch is storytelling about Amsterdam East.

These stories about the unusual Amsterdam and its hidden gems are also out of the box; exactly as is the owner and Amsterdam-East itself.

Online storyteller 
part 2: Helping local leisure entrepreneurs in Amsterdam East with online marketing, new formulas and new groups.

The Python – A “lexcellent lexample” of “Off the beaten track touring” in Amsterdam East

Local entrepreneurs (restaurants, bars, clubs and hotels) in Amsterdam East are being served by the digital marketeer Lex and the City by writing texts and making pictures for their website and for their social media. This SEO storytelling brand is called Lexposure.

We also think about new formulas, off the beaten track events, that can be successful.

Finally, Lex and the City brings together groups who want to discover the hidden gems of the unusual Amsterdam. (For example during a break of an bike tour in East Amsterdam)




Unique Selling Points from Lex and the City in the unusual Amsterdam | The leX factor in city storytelling

Lex and the City is valuable for its 2 target groups: groups visiting Amsterdam East and local leisure entrepreneurs.
View the Unique Selling Points top-10 from Lex and the City in the unusual Amsterdam.

Lex out on the street in East, Indische Buurt, for a documentary about gentrification.


Request a tailor made tour | The Eastern Lexperiences, Amsterdam East with your own group, your way

Ask Lex for an Eastern Lexperience which suits you(r group). Make your unusual Amsterdam ideas turn into reality with an off the beaten track group activity in Amsterdam East with Lex and the City.
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The annual Marathon passing by in Amsterdam East; Indische Buurt 2017 (Zeeburgerdijk)

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