Tag Archives: The Netherlands

3 Days on the Island of Ameland, The Netherlands

If you enjoy getting off the beaten path, then Ameland is a great spot to do that when traveling in Europe. Ameland is in the Wadden Islands off the northern coast of the Netherlands. With it's small size, abundance of nature/history, and easy access, it's the perfect place to get a taste of Europe that's…
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3 Tips for Your Visit to Rotterdam

Rotterdam is on most travel destination hotspot lists the past couple years! About 30 minutes from Amsterdam, this cosmopolitan city is worth at least a day trip on your visit to The Netherlands! A few summers ago, my husband and I spent a day exploring Rotterdam and I'm excited to pass along tips to make…
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5 Reasons to Visit Amsterdam in the Winter

Considering a trip to Amsterdam? Don't rule out winter for a visit to this beautiful, historic Dutch city! Two years ago my husband (he's from a village about an hour away from Amsterdam) and I stayed for two weeks and lived like locals in his sister's apartment in South Amsterdam (in December). It was such…
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Five Things to Experience at Your First Christmas Market

It's that time of year... and for most of us; the arrival of snow, the temperatures dropping and preparing for all the celebrations December brings! Christmas markets are a quintessential December activity and destination! Being in the travel industry it's also something I plan my clients' trips around. People flock to the winter river cruises…
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