Do Not Sleep in Amsterdam Dance Event 2018

I first heard about Amsterdam Dance Event through a friend of mine in 2017.  I’ve always been curious about what Amsterdam was like, given that its been know for being liberal on many things.  Plus, I’m a big fan of techno and all sorts of house music (genres which I finally was able to narrow down to prior to this event) and what better event than ADE would supply these types of music?  Also, I’ve always been sort of dipping my toes into the music industry, and I thought this would be a great way to listen to conferences and learn more about what goes on in the music industry.

Having experienced both researching and experiencing the event itself, I would love to share my thoughts, experiences, tips and strategies on Amsterdam Dance Event so that if you plan on going, you would be prepared to do so.  I will split this post mainly into two sections – one about the conferences, and the other about the events.  You can also read more about my Amsterdam post if you’re interested about the city itself and also about my accommodation and getting around methods.

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FUJI ROCK 2018: The Experience, Tips and Strategies, and More

This year was Fuji Rock’s 20th year hosted by SMASH Corporation Limited.

Fuji Rock 2018

This trip was somewhat unexpected for me.  I “raised my hand” to say that I would go and let my friend did most of the organizing.  Even about 2 weeks before the event, I hadn’t heard back from him about any confirmations for hotels, the flights, or even the event tickets themselves, so I thought that I wouldn’t be going to FUJI Rock after all.  Thank goodness that this trip actually went through, because I had a lot of fun. Continue reading FUJI ROCK 2018: The Experience, Tips and Strategies, and More