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Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Scenes from an Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Posted on 20. Mar, 2013 by .

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It hardly gets more touristy/iconic than this, right? While I usually prefer to tick off just a few landmarks and then discover the city’s cool neighborhoods, hopping on a canal cruise was of course never part of my master plan in Amsterdam. Not that there’s anything wrong with it - it’s just not something I [...]

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Living Like a Local With @Wimdu in Amsterdam

Posted on 22. Jan, 2013 by .

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When Wimdu offered to host me during my trip to Amsterdam, I was beyond excited - I’m a big fan of apartment rentals when I travel for extended periods of time, so this partnership couldn’t come at a better time. After 2 weeks in hotels, I was ready to be “home”, if only for a [...]

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Keukenhof Gardens Is For (Macro) Lovers, a Photo Essay

Posted on 18. Apr, 2012 by .

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My daytrip at the Keukenhof Gardens, a mere 3 years ago, was absolutely perfect. The sun was out, shiny and warm, the drive through the tulip fields was dreamy and the gardens were filled of millions of colorful flowers. It really didn’t get any better than that. While any level of photographer would be in heaven [...]

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Monday’s Postcard: Amsterdam, Holland

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by .

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Amsterdam has such a great vibe to it, to me it’s almost like a magnet. I even wrote a whole post about it! I’ve only been once, but I dream about the day I will go back (most likely next fall to enjoy the beautiful colors). Here’s a photo I took when I was there [...]

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World War II Sites in Europe – Key Locations

Posted on 21. Oct, 2011 by .

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When most people think of Europe, they think of its long, agitated history. Kings and queens, wars and battles. It consequently doesn’t come as a surprise that the continent would be pretty high on any history buff’s bucket list. However, very few events gathered as much attention as World War II did, and still does, [...]

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My Favourite Travel Photos

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .

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I’ve been going through my travel photos pretty often lately. Winter blues? Wanderlust? Nostalgia? All of the above are accurate. And because I have traveled so extensively I have crafted quite the massive photo collection, each one of them telling a different story and taking me to a different part of the world. And while [...]

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A Daytrip at the Keukenhof Gardens

Posted on 26. Feb, 2010 by .

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You know spring is around the corner when your local market starts selling colorful stashes of tulips. There’s no mistaking that! And Holland is no exception - the tulip capital of the world, the Keukenhof Gardens,  are actually located an hour away from Amsterdam and makes for a perfect daytrip out of the city. The [...]

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9 Overrated Attractions in Europe

Posted on 20. Feb, 2010 by .

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As much as Europe is filled with interesting and popular attractions, sometimes the entry fee or the detour just isn’t worth it, despite the hype. I have been lucky enough to visit many European cities, admire their popular sights and see for myself whether or not they were worth it. In some cases, definitely — [...]

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