Netherlands

6 Ways to Save in Amsterdam & Belgium

6 Ways to Save in Amsterdam & Belgium

Amsterdam is not an inexpensive city, and Belgium didn’t do my wallet many favors either.  To be fair, I didn’t make a huge effort to pinch pennies but checking my bank account on the tail end of the trip was a bit jarring. Reflecting on […]

How Accessible Are Netherlands and Belgium?

How Accessible Are Netherlands and Belgium?

Reflecting on my time in Netherlands and Belgium, I noted a few things that made it particularly easy to navigate. I also realized a few factors that could potentially make backpacking this region a bit more difficult. (Side note: If you’re planning a trip and […]

6 Things to See in the Rijksmuseum

6 Things to See in the Rijksmuseum

When Tahvi and I visited the Rijksmuseum this trip, we had less than two hours to explore. I knew it was a large museum, but I thought I could work my way through most of the major exhibits. I was very much incorrect and barely […]

Dutch Dining: Food in the Netherlands

Dutch Dining: Food in the Netherlands

After three days of eating all the food in the Netherlands, specifically Amsterdam, I’ve come to realize that Dutch cuisine is not a super prominent fare. We’ve come across very few restaurants serving traditional Dutch food, but countless international restaurants (especially Italian joints and Argentinian […]