Amsterdam is honestly one of my favorite cities I’ve visited so far. It’s got great history, but it still feels modern, accessible, and fun! If you’re planning to go, here’s some things that are helpful to know ahead of time and that I recommend: Trams are the best – they run almost non-stop and get… Read More Tips When Traveling to Amsterdam
The Last Crumb (De laatste Kruimel) A delightful little bakery that’ll remind you of Grandma’s. Delicious quiche and fresh juice, plus all the pastries and pies you can imagine. Sit out back on the itty bitty terrace for a canal view. Broodje Bert A lot of food for a small price – Broodje Bert is… Read More Sit Down and Eat in Amsterdam!
One of my favorite things to do while traveling is to sample the street foods of the city I’m in. I feel like it’s a great way to taste local flavors and also an easy way to try lots of different foods, since street food tends to be great as a sharing snack! Here’s my… Read More 4 Street Foods to Try in Amsterdam
No, not Heineken. Although I will openly admit that the beer tastes wonderful when it hasn’t been shipped all the way across an ocean. And of course there’s always a time and a place for a Heiney. BUT I want to focus on two other places in Amsterdam that I believe are worth your time… Read More Two Places You Must Have a Drink in Amsterdam
Chocolate shops are ubiquitous in Brussels, but in order to not waste time or money on the “tourist trap” big names, I’m sharing 4 smaller places that I recommend trying out. You’re about to see a whole lot of chocolate. 1. Frederic Blondeel One of the most interesting chocolate shops we tried on our trip,… Read More My 4 Favorite Chocolate Shops in Brussels
Brussels is an old city, it’s the headquarters of the EU, and it’s worth a visit! But first? What will you eat? Luckily, in a city that loves sweets, frites, and hearty traditions, you’ve got some great options. Pierre Marcolini Pierre Marcolini is a chocolate shop, but it’s biggest success are the macarons. Trust me.… Read More 5 Places to Eat in Brussels
Even if you’ve never been to Belgium, odds are you’ve had a beer from there or a beer that’s a Belgian style. Luckily, many breweries have gotten pretty good at making their own Belgian styles, but if you’re in Brussels, you ought to try the originals, don’t ya think? Moeder Lambic A great spot if… Read More The 3 Best Spots for a Beer in Brussels