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3 Days in Amsterdam

Heading to Amsterdam? I think that’s a great idea! We recently enjoyed a 3-day weekend here and did our best to make the most of our time. Here’s a sample itinerary for you, too! Day 1: Get Outside! If you will be facing jet lag your first day in Amsterdam, I highly recommend planning to… Continue reading 3 Days in Amsterdam

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10 Reasons to Visit Amsterdam

It’s Faraway Friday! Today I’ve got 10 reasons to put Amsterdam on your “to go” list. My sweet husband made yet another of my life-long travel dreams come true and whisked me away for a weekend at the Tulip Festival! Tulips are my #1 favorite flower, and a trip to Amsterdam is the best way… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Amsterdam

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Your Guide to Keukenhof Gardens

Heading to the Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, The Netherlands? It’s just a quick bus ride away from Amsterdam, but it’s only open about two months out of the year! You definitely want to do it right and know what to expect, so I’m writing this post to help you out! When to Go Check the… Continue reading Your Guide to Keukenhof Gardens

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What to Eat in Amsterdam

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This week it’s all about the fantastic Dutch food. Check out what we ate and get ready to crave some of your own! Breakfast We tried to eat hearty breakfasts so we could power through much of the day before stopping to eat again. It served us well! Bread with… Continue reading What to Eat in Amsterdam

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What to Know Before You Visit Amsterdam

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! If you’ve been following along on Instagram and Facebook, you know my sweet husband just whisked me away to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to fulfill a lifelong dream: a trip to the Tulip Festival! I’m not sure how to describe how I feel about tulips. I remember drawing them in Kindergarten and… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Amsterdam

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Packing for Ladies: Amsterdam in April

It’s What I Wore Wednesday! I leave for Amsterdam tonight, so stay tuned to Facebook and Instagram for update from the tulip festival in Holland! But first I have to pack, right? The forecast calls for rain every day and temperatures in the 40s-low 60s Fahrenheit. Not ideal weather in my opinion, but I’m pumped… Continue reading Packing for Ladies: Amsterdam in April