Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lino, 25
DJ & Producer
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a bit about Lino

What do you do and why do you do it?

I usually DJ twice a week, organise club nights in Amsterdam, and work 4 days a week promoting hiphop concerts in the best venue of the Netherlands, Paradiso. As you might suspect, I’m into music, and enjoy the whole business around it.

What TV show is a must watch?

Designated Surviver

What’s the best karaoke song of all times?

Jackson 5 – I Wan’t You Back

Which movie have you watched more than 3 times?

The Big Short

Have you ever cried while reading a book? Which one?

No, don’t read as much as I should.

Are you a planned or a spontaneous shopper? What’s your go-to store in Amsterdam?

Spontaneous. Probably Big in Japan store.

What’s your dream job?

If I knew, I would be doing it, or trying to get there.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

So far? La Paz, Bolivia. Spent 1.5 weeks there and didn’t get bored for a second. I did get altitude sickness, which was more inconvenient then I expected.

Where do you go in Amsterdam if you have two hours to kill?

Homemade Food & Drinks on Singel and get the chicken melt sandwich.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in Amsterdam but never actually do?

Swimming, because of the cold unfortunately. We get -if we’re lucky- 10-15 days tops when the weather allows it to swim outside. So take in consideration that most people are working 80% of those days.

If you were given a choice, mayor of which neighborhood in Amsterdam would you be?

KNSM island for living.

What’s the place in Amsterdam you’ll never be caught dead in?


Where do you and your drinking buddies meet for a casual night out in Amsterdam?

Golden Cock

Where would you go in Amsterdam to celebrate the best news EVER!?

Chicago Social Club.

It’s a Saturday night and the mood is right – where do you go in Amsterdam to party?

Paradiso Amsterdam

It’s your last day in Amsterdam – how do you spend your time?

Probably eating a ‘Loetje’ steak, and meet up with friends and family for drinks.

What’s the one place a first-time visitor in Amsterdam can’t miss?


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