How to Spend One Week in Paris, London & Amsterdam

A week’s vacation in Paris, London and Amsterdam is a fantastic idea, especially for English-speaking beginners to European travel. London is the world’s grandest English-speaking city, with a wealth of world class attractions. Paris is one of Europe’s most elegant and romantic cities, with an array of highlights to dazzle your eyes and palate. Dotted with canals, Amsterdam’s historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the world’s most bicycle friendly city. We previously lived in Amsterdam and know these European cities well. So here’s how to spend a great week in Paris, London and Amsterdam!

White church, a top a green hill and dusk sky in Paris

How to Spend One Day in Amsterdam

Last updated on March 6th, 2024 at 05:54 pmAmsterdam is known for its elaborate canal system dotted with narrow guild houses adorned with gabled facades, a legacy of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. It is the capital of the Netherlands (albeit the Dutch parliament is located 45 minutes away in The Hague). Its impressive Museum…

Tips on Visiting Rooftop Hotel Bars

Last updated on December 19th, 2022 at 05:52 pmOne of the best things about traveling, no matter where you are, is a stunning view of your surroundings. An awesome way to achieve this is by finding the tallest hotel, or one of the tallest, and hit a hotel bar in a high place. Pretty much…

The Most Unique Pubs in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a touristy city, so many pubs serve only mass produced beers. We spent 3 and 1/2 years living in the historic center of Amsterdam, which spawned a deep appreciation for Dutch and Belgian craft beers. Our list of unique Amsterdam pubs offers a recommendation for beer enthusiasts of varying tastes. Some of the pubs listed here draw quite a few tourists because they’re popular, but none are tourist traps because you’ll also find a solid mix of locals at each!