Ultimate Tips on Visiting Amsterdam!

Amsterdam is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. 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 guided a small group tour through Belgium and Holland. Here are our ultimate tips on visiting Amsterdam! Don’t Stay in the Red…

Amsterdam Singel canal and 17th century guild houses

Happy New Year! And What’s in Store for 2016

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you brought in 2016 in a fun way surrounded by those you love. We recently recapped our American travels in 2015 that saw us visit 16 states, some of them multiple times, and two visits to Washington, D.C. We also traveled in five other countries and want to recap…

10 Great Day Trips From Amsterdam

The Netherlands is one of the world’s most densely populated countries, with a train system that efficiently connects picturesque towns and villages. Visualize impressionist paintings as you cross scenic landscapes dotted with colorful tulips in the spring, a particularly lovely time to visit Holland. While Amsterdam is a unique city, many smaller Dutch towns resemble miniature…

day trips from Amsterdam