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A Few of My Favorite Tastes of Amsterdam

A Few of My Favorite Tastes of Amsterdam

A tour of any city must never be rushed. To truly appreciate the urban landscape, one must meander its streets (or canals) and spend time getting a bite to eat. Yes, one must taste a city’s offerings. And Amsterdam offers many delightful tastes to enjoy. Here are three of my favorites. the Amsterdam Breakfast Sandwich […]

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Two Local Drinks to Enjoy in Amsterdam

Two Local Drinks to Enjoy in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is always a good time… Happy Queens Day!

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Tips on the Four Ways to Tour Amsterdam

Tips on the Four Ways to Tour Amsterdam

When I think of European destinations, I can easily say Amsterdam has become one of my favorite cities. I’ve visited the city multiple times,  each time with different companions and each time I left saying, “I love Amsterdam.” Whether its finding a cafe filled with memories such as Hill Street Blues Cafe or making new […]

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The Saturday Farmers Market at Noordermarkt

The Saturday Farmers Market at Noordermarkt

One of the joys of city life is the weekend Farmers Market. Ironic perhaps, but all major cities seem to have wonderful markets filled with produce from the country, from the farmlands.  Amsterdam is no exception and the Boerenmarkt op de Noordermarkt (Farmers Market in Noordermarkt) is one of these exceptional markets. An Organic Farmers […]

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The Floating Flower Market of Amsterdam

The Floating Flower Market of Amsterdam

A stroll across the canals or even a walking tour of Amsterdam offers visitors (and locals) a chance to experience many markets. Some are Saturday only, others every day, and some date back hundreds of years. The Floating Flower Market, the only one of it’s kind in the world, is open daily. Bloemenmarkt, it’s Dutch […]

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A Return to ‘Hill Street Blues’ in Amsterdam

A Return to ‘Hill Street Blues’ in Amsterdam

A new adventure awaits on every trip. But that doesn’t mean you never revisit the places you visited on prior travels. Of course, your time might not be the same. New memories await. And even if the place hasn’t changed – I learned you have. A recent trip to Amsterdam, my third, included both a […]

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Sunset Sunday – Amsterdam

Sunset Sunday – Amsterdam

On a cold, cloud filled April afternoon in Amsterdam, the rain showers (even hail) soaked the streets and pestered the pedestrians. Although bikes still out numbered the compact cars most tourists and locals hop on foot from cafe to coffee shop in search of warmth, conversation and the favorable local fare. But with the day […]

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