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Iconically Amsterdam

There’s isn’t much that’s more iconically Amsterdam than bikes and canals in my mind. Wherever you look it’s always bikes and canals for as far as the eye can see. I snapped the above just up the road a little from the Anne Frank House on my first ever visit to the city way back in May 2010. I have returned since then, and while I was still getting bells […]


How Much Did It Cost – Amsterdam Budget

Ah Amsterdam your sure are a different beast and budget to Brussels. Unfortunately for me I arrived the day after Queens Day so got all the extra cost for late booking a hostel and none of the fun that goes with it. Amsterdam was a chance to have a night out and really have tourist central force fed to me. Sure I did Paris and while it is touristy I […]


From Amsterdam to Berlin

My final day in another city and Amsterdam must have realised, as it turned on the sun for a change. With my camera in hand I set off to wander the suburbs and snap a few photos before that beautiful shine disappeared. Walking along canal after canal and stopping off at a little bakery for a bite to eat I was finally enjoying my time in Amsterdam. Sure hanging with […]


Resting Up in Amsterdam

When presented with yet another day of rain in Amsterdam I gave in. Pretty much all of my clean clothes were wet from yesterday and my exploring vs blogging ratio was out of proportion, so I opted for a work day. Finding out the hostel internet rate of 3 euro per hour, it was clear if I was working it wasn’t from there. A quick look about and I decided […]


Touchdown Amsterdam

Arriving in Amsterdam meant learning how to get around in another city, finding my hostel and trying to find some new friends to explore with. Turns out finding a new friend was the easy part. As I stood up from my seat to get off the train, not 4 seats away looking right back at me was my friend Sofia from Spain. We shared a dorm room from my first […]