Guide to Maximizing Travels in Europe

  We spent six years of our lives divided between Amsterdam and Dublin and were afforded the opportunity to travel around Europe extensively. Bell calls me a “hopeless maximizer” because I have a hard time overpaying for things and strive for the optimum experience for our money. This means we usually don’t travel around major…

Pros and Cons of Guided Tours: Maximizing Your Travels

  We all have different methods of traveling and interests that make our time in foreign lands unique. Many younger backpackers criticize package tourists for not seeking authentic experiences, and to be honest, our early twenty-something selves might have said the same. But fast forward a decade and we realize that like most things in…

How to Spend One Day in Amsterdam

Schipol Airport is the third largest airport in Europe so many visitors find themselves transiting with a short stay. We spent 3 and 1/2 years living among Amsterdam’s beautiful 17th century buildings and canals and got to know the city well. Here’s some tips if you only have one day in Amsterdam! Amsterdam Boat Tours…

Amsterdam Singel canal and 17th century guild houses