London, Brussels, Amsterdam: One Week Itinerary

By Alex Kallimanis: A week’s vacation in London, Brussels, and Amsterdam is a great idea, especially for beginners to European travel. I combined these cities during Christmas break of my senior year in college in 2000. Since then I’ve made many return trips to London and Brussels and even lived in Amsterdam for 3 and…

guild houses of the Groke Market, Brussels

Ultimate Tips on Visiting Amsterdam!

Amsterdam is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. It’s a place that pleasantly surprises many visitors. One of the only downsides is that it is often packed with tourists. We were fortunate to live in the UNESCO World Heritage listed city center for over three years, and have written about Amsterdam many times. I even…

Amsterdam Singel canal and 17th century guild houses

What Are the Best Olympic Cities to Visit?

Amid controversies over viruses, pollution, and doping, the 2016 Rio Olympics are underway. But for all the criticism and second guessing that Brazil has faced, once the games begin, the spotlight is where it should be: on the athletes and the culture of the host nation. Many also questioned whether Athens could pull off a…