Belgium and Netherlands Tour: September, 2015!

    There is a new post about this tour, there are still limited spots available but please go here! Looking for a great guided tour of Amsterdam and Brussels to enjoy two of Europe’s most beautiful cities, while indulging in delicious food, some of the world’s best beers and enjoying fantastic day trips? Then…

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

Return to Amsterdam, the Prettiest City We’ve Lived In

  We just returned from a 12 day trip across the Atlantic to Belgium and the Netherlands, revisiting Amsterdam for the first time since we lived there 3 years ago. It was a fantastic trip and we already miss being in Europe. Strolling around Amsterdam reminded us that it’s the most beautiful city we’ve ever…

Is Amsterdam a Good Move for You?

  As we’re about to embark on yet another international move, this time from Dublin to Boston, we wanted to reflect back on the move that took us from Tampa to Amsterdam, where we lived for 3 and 1/2 years. Amsterdam is one of the best preserved 17th century cities in Europe, and the city…

Happy King’s Day Netherlands!

  This marks the first in many year’s that the Netherlands will be celebrating King’s Day (Koningsdag), the biggest celebration in the country. From 1890-2013 the nation’s biggest party was known as Queen’s Day (Koninginnedag) as the previous monarchs have been women. But last year on Queen’s Day, April 30th, 2013, Queen Beatrix abdicated the throne…

Happy King's Day!