Solo Adventures in Amsterdam

Rainy Amsterdam played home to my very first solo trip abroad. I specifically chose this city due to it’s reputation for being safe and welcoming and it did not disappoint! Every person I met was unerringly friendly and helpfully fluent in English- which was a relief for my monolingual self. I had unwittingly scheduled my … More Solo Adventures in Amsterdam

Why You Should Visit Amsterdam for the Holidays

While Amsterdam is beautiful all year round, December is an excellent time to visit- not only for the diminished crowds of tourists but also for the beloved celebration of Sinterklaas. Although Santa Claus and Sinterklaas share many similar characteristics, there are several key differences between the two. In mid-November, Sinterklaas arrives into Amsterdam by boat … More Why You Should Visit Amsterdam for the Holidays