Category Archives: Netherlands

15 Magical Things To Do In Amsterdam In December: Fairytale Amsterdam In Winter Guide

Amsterdam in winter covered with snow

Amsterdam in winter time is absolutely beautiful. Christmas markets and lit up canal houses are only a part of this city’s charm. The truth is that there are so many things to do in Amsterdam in December: you can visit festivals and seasonal exhibitions, discover museums and performances. Buy oliebollen at a food stall and…

15 Unusual Things To Do In Amsterdam That Will Spark Your Wanderlust

This time I’m sharing my list of unusual things to do in Amsterdam! Whether you’re visiting Amsterdam for the first time or returning to explore the gorgeous canals yet again, you’ll find something to suit your tastes. If you’re ready to seek adventures beyond the Damrak, these 15 unique things to do will make your getaway…

Traditional Cheese Market & Other Things To Do In Alkmaar Netherlands

View on the canals of Alkmaar Netherlands with a boat cafe called Anna&Max and a cafe filled bridge

Capitals are not entirely representative of their countries, wouldn’t you say? While I could spend ages wandering the streets of Amsterdam and enjoying all the city has to offer, it is entirely worth it to branch out and see different cities in order to discover what Holland has to offer beyond the obligatory guidebook itinerary….

Guide To Exploring The Breathtaking Nature of Nationaal Park De Hoge Veluwe

The more I see of the Netherlands, the more I am impressed by the variety waiting just outside of Amsterdam. I hope you’re ready to explore the beauty of the Netherlands away from the big city noise. Because today I’m bringing you along for my journey through one of Holland’s most well-known national parks. Whether…

16 Instagrammable Amsterdam Spots To Fuel Your Travel Photo Addiction

Instagrammable Amsterdam spots

Wondering where the best photo spots in Amsterdam are? In this guide, I’m walking you through the best sights that are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression! Here are 16 places in Amsterdam that will satisfy your shutterbug craze: 1. The Gingerbread Houses on Damrak It’s funny how easy it is to take a picture…

Experience Elfia: A Guide to Europe’s Most Enchanting Fantasy Fair

Elfia Fantasy Festival

*This post may contain affiliate links. By purchasing through these links, I get a small commission at no additional cost to you. Love Lord of The Rings, exploring medieval castles and geeking out at costume parties? Then Elfia Fantasy Fair is a must-do bucket list item! Did you know that Netherlands’ Elfia Fantasy Fair is…

From Amsterdam To Efteling Theme Park Guide

Efteling Symbolica attraction park view from above on the Pagoda

Today I’m going to take you on an adventure to my favorite day trip from Amsterdam to Efteling Theme Park! Efteling is a state of the art themed attraction park in the heart of the Netherlands. Just to give you an idea of how much I love it, since my first visit I’ve been back…

30 Amsterdam Bookstores That Will Make You Forget Time

Bookshelves in a book store in Amsterdam

Welcome to Amsterdam, reader! Searching for the best Amsterdam bookstores? I knew it! If you’re anything like me, you can’t deny yourself the pleasure of seeking out bookstores, comparing the books on the featured shelves and stocking your suitcase with magazines and books by the end of any trip. I knew I liked you for…

Things To Do In Maastricht In 24 Hours

Hi guys! I’m super happy to share with you this article introducing Maastricht, a wonderful city in the South of The Netherlands. Please feel free to use the contents to quickly jump through the article and enjoy the read! Why Maastricht? Maastricht is the perfect destination for a day trip, a weekend, or a quick…

3 Day Amsterdam Itinerary For First Time Visitors

Amsterdam Amstel river: 3 day Amsterdam itinerary

Looking for ideas of what to do in Amsterdam in 3 days? This 3 day Amsterdam itinerary was written especially for first-time visitors! Amsterdam offers so much to see and experience that it might be a little overwhelming to find the best spots, experiences that you cannot miss, and figure out where’s what. This city…