5 Days in Madrid

At the end of May, I took a short trip to Madrid as part of a requirement for my University. When doing my research, the end of May seemed to be a perfect time to travel there, with it not being so crowded and the spring weather. After doing research about accommodation, going with an … Continue reading 5 Days in Madrid

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72 Hours in Vienna

Earlier this month I took a mini trip to Vienna. I've been hearing about how amazing this city is from so many of my family members that once lived there. I thought the spring holiday break would be the perfect time to do a little city exploration. Unfortunately, during this trip, Europe had been hit … Continue reading 72 Hours in Vienna

Must-Have Free Apps When Traveling in Europe

Apps for smartphones can be incredibly useful while you're traveling. You can optimize the usefulness of you're phone by downloading certain apps, such as ones with restaurant reviews, transportation information, and conversion tools. With the wide availability of WiFi in most of Europe, the use of these apps will generally not be a problem. For … Continue reading Must-Have Free Apps When Traveling in Europe

12 Things you may not know about Amsterdam

There is so much useful information about traveling to Amsterdam around, however, when many tourists come to this city there are some things that they aren't aware of. Here are 12 that you many not know about this magical city. Paid toilets - It shocks so many travelers, especially in the Amsterdam Central Station, but … Continue reading 12 Things you may not know about Amsterdam

Spring in Amsterdam

Spring is my absolute favorite season in the Netherlands. It's not the high season, so things are far less crowded (except for King's Day). There is still rain, because well... its the Netherlands. But April is apparently the driest month in the year, so that's a plus. It's not that cold so you can start … Continue reading Spring in Amsterdam

Winter in Iceland: Is it really worth the trip?

Iceland has been my dream destination for more than 10 years. For one reason or another, I didn't get the opportunity to travel to this marvelous land. However, this January I finally was able to live this dream for 8 days! A winter in Iceland may seem like a bad idea, but for others it … Continue reading Winter in Iceland: Is it really worth the trip?

Dining in Amsterdam

Restaurants in Amsterdam Amsterdam is a fantastic place to eat out, with over 1000 restaurants that cater to every budget and taste. From fine dining to authentic Dutch cafés, its easy to get a bite on the go or sit down for multi-course experience, it all can be found in Amsterdam. Before you go It … Continue reading Dining in Amsterdam

Best Bars in Amsterdam

The city of Amsterdam is littered with bars, which is amazing for those of us who live here because you can do something new every weekend. However, on a short trip its easy to miss something. Here is a list of my favorite bars in the city. Proost! Door 74 Door 74 is a speakeasy … Continue reading Best Bars in Amsterdam

Dining in Copenhagen

Before I left for Copenhagen, I researched as many restaurants as I could since 1) I'm an over planner, 2) I have a sort of complicated diet (no meat except fish, no eggs, and some dairy products). So usually I have some trouble finding things on menus besides (most) salads. Of course we went to … Continue reading Dining in Copenhagen