Blog posts from Amsterdam
Netherlands 2015: Amsterdam flowers and art

Netherlands 2015: Amsterdam flowers and art

We spent most of Saturday with our friends, so our touring of Amsterdam was primarily on Sunday. In the morning we went to the Bloemenmarkt, something we had inexplicably missed on our first trip....

Netherlands 2015: Amsterdam food & drink

Netherlands 2015: Amsterdam food & drink

Saturday After a lovely overnight in Den Bosch, we headed back to Amsterdam, checked into our hotel and met up with friends for a walk through Vondelpark and beers. Craft & Draft - For the first...

Netherlands 2015: Introduction

Netherlands 2015: Introduction

After a summer at home we were itching to travel again, and visiting The Netherlands was an easy way to transition back to suitcases, airplanes, and lots of photos. We'd been to Amsterdam in August...

eating and drinking in the Netherlands

eating and drinking in the Netherlands

One of our favorite things to do in Belgium is sampling the great beer, so this trip was partially dedicated to sampling some Dutch beers. We sampled a range of bruins, trippels and lagers, even an...

where we stayed in Amsterdam

where we stayed in Amsterdam

Our lodging choice was a B&B on this trip, the Sunhead B&B in the Jordaan area. The location was great- less than 5 minutes to pubs and restaurants, and a 10-12 minute walk to the main train...

streets (and canals) of Amsterdam

streets (and canals) of Amsterdam

Apologies for being so far behind on these posts! It feels like we have been on the road more than home for the last several weeks. Anyway, one of the main things we did in Amsterdam was wander the...

business class to Amsterdam!

business class to Amsterdam!

Things have been a little slow around here (blog-wise) as not much more progress has been made on the screened porch (remind me to laugh about how long this took in about 2 years). Recently,...

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