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. London is the world’s grandest English speaking city. Brussels is the capital of the European Union, and offers one of Europe’s best culinary scenes. Amsterdam is the world’s most bicycle friendly city. Its quirky…

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…

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…

Belgium and Netherlands Tour: Breweries, History & Food

  Three months ago we announced that I was organizing a small group tour through Belgium and the Netherlands. We’re very excited to say that spots have been sold and we’ve officially green lighted the September 13th-19th, 2015 tour, and there are still limited spots open for interested people from around the world! When we…