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A Little Tip…The Parks of Amsterdam

The final installment of my tips for enjoying the best of Amsterdam is to take a break and relax. The city has a lot of green park space and it’s fairly tourist-free actually. Food, Wine, and a Patch of Green Grass Relaxing and taking it slow is supremo tops on the list for a lot […]

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A Little Tip…Eating in Amsterdam

Delighting in the copious amounts of organic food markets in Amsterdam is the subject for this third installment of the Amsterdam series. While I was pretty lucky to have a home with a fully stocked kitchen, backpackers with a hostel kitchen and hotel travelers should also take part at least with fresh fruits. Amsterdam Food […]

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A Little Tip…Visiting Museums in Amsterdam

I’ve been lucky enough to score a sweet house-sitting gig in Amsterdam for two weeks and was able to spend a lot of time exploring what this city has to offer – check out my advice for how to rent a bike in Amsterdam if you haven’t yet and stay tuned throughout the rest of […]

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A Little Tip…Biking Amsterdam Like a Local

Amsterdam is a city that has one major reputation and it’s the reputation that had numerous people giving me a *wink, wink* and a nudge when I told them I planned to stay in the city for two weeks. But there is a whole other side to the city than the “coffee shops” and I […]

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A Little Puttering…House Sitting in Amsterdam

I think that it’s been perhaps evident that I’ve been getting a bit worn out lately. All of the constant movement of the road is catching up with me and I am just tired and I don’t want to constantly pick up and move. The weariness is starting to show now though in some not […]

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