Netherlands

Europe: Day 7

October 20, 2010
Our flight to Amsterdam was not until mid-afternoon, so we decided to take advantage of the morning by returning to the secret beach we had discovered the previous day.  This time, however, we took another road to get there and it took us straight onto the beach.  I seriously died50...

Europe: Day 2 (Part 1)

September 28, 2010
The morning came way too soon.  We quickly got dressed, finished packing, and then set off to find a café in Dam Square for breakfast.  The Dam Square, which was in walking distance from our hotel, is a picturesque square lined with fashionable boutiques, interesting galleries, and gourmet restaurants.  It50...

Europe: Day 1 (Part 3)

September 25, 2010
Before dinner we changed into our newly acquired H&M digs and then set off to find the restaurant our concierge recommended.  I wish that I could remember the name, but it now escapes me.  We picked it because it was vegetarian friendly for me and yet had some nice meat50...

Europe: Day 1 (Part 2)

September 22, 2010
Despite the fact that I loved being in a city where I could walk everywhere, both my brother and I needed a little rest and what could be more perfect than a lovely ride in one of the boats through the canals? The ticket was quite pricey, but a trip50...

Europe: Day 1 (Part 1)

September 19, 2010
My brother and I arrived in Amsterdam ready to explore, despite being incredibly jetlagged.  We had less than two days and could not afford to waste one moment!  We dropped our bags off at our hotel and set off for some nourishment in the form of breakfast. We spotted a50...