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Canals in the city of amsterdam - walking along them is a great free activity when visiting Amsterdam on a budget

How much spending money do I need for Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is one of Europe’s top city breaks, popular with people of all ages and all cultures. After being lucky enough to visit on various occasions I can understand why. The beautiful canals which flow through the heart of…

canoe down the canals in utrecht

A weekend in Utrecht: Holland’s hidden gem

 I look after a Dutch lady’s cat and she just so happens to be one of the friendliest people I have ever met, in fact when I think of it the majority of Dutch people I have met have…

Brussels in summer - two week in europe

The perfect way to spend 2 weeks in Europe

Often when it comes to planning a two-week trip I am instantly drawn too far off places in Asia or attempting to find the cheapest flights to the United States, but more recently I have been thinking of more closer…

Finding inspiration in The Hague

On my latest trip to The Netherlands, I had expectations of what I thought I would come home with, they included a full stomach, an increased urge to emigrate there and a Fitbit with an extremely high step count,…

Where to eat in Den Bosch (s-Hertogenbosch)

Den Bosch, or ‘s-Hertogenbosch as it is sometimes called, is located towards the South of The Netherlands. While it may not be an as popular destination as Amsterdam and Rotterdam, it still holds the Dutch charm that I have…

Unique ways to see a city: Bike and Bite Rotterdam

On a standard city break, it is not unusual to see DJ and I power walking from sight to sight, clocking up the equivalent of a marathon over two days. We always opt to do this over public transport…

Rotterdam: The new hottest city break

Hop on a convenient fifty-minute flight from London’s city airport and before you know you will have landed, in what I am predicting as Europe’s new hottest city break. In 2016, we saw the rise of Copenhagen, this year Ljubljana…