Tag: amsterdam

  • Guide to Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Arena

    Guide to Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Arena

    The largest stadium in the Netherlands, the Johan Cruyff Arena, boasts a seated capacity of over 55,000, making it one of the premier venues for major sporting and musical events in the country and in Europe as a whole. Whether you’re in town for a UEFA Euro match or to see an international superstar in…

  • LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    There are a lot of countries around the world where being gay is widely accepted. But there are only some cities that feel like a year-round pride parade. These cities are progressive, fun, and great for couples or singles looking to immerse themselves in the local gay culture. Here are the best destinations for LGBT-friendly…

  • Travel rewind: My first time traveling abroad

    Travel rewind: My first time traveling abroad

    Everyone’s gotta start somewhere. Before I became an internet authority on travel, I got my traveling start on a two-week trip around Europe. I had just graduated from grad school and in lieu of attending my own graduation, my best friend Lauren and I valiantly set off on a European adventure. Looking back on it…

  • Is tourism killing the sex industry in Amsterdam?

    Is tourism killing the sex industry in Amsterdam?

    Amsterdam is uniquely known for sex, drugs, and debauchery. Like the XXX that is on its flag (which has nothing to do with sex), the city has become synonymous with the Red Light District that takes up part of its city center. But is tourism in Amsterdam killing the sex industry? On a recent stopover…

  • A decadent Amsterdam stopover

    A decadent Amsterdam stopover

    Amsterdam airport is about 30 minutes from the central station in the city, making it one of the best cities in Europe to enjoy a simple and fun stopover. There are a lot of things you can do on an Amsterdam stopover that’s at least 6 or 7 hours. Amsterdam has a lot of art,…

  • When life passes you by… in a good way

    When life passes you by… in a good way

    Guest post by Liz Martinez.  Flashback to November, 2015. The kid threw up. (The step-kid, actually, so that made it worse). The laundry needed mucho attention. I needed a new car. I had to pay off my credit card. Then, the cat threw up, too. And oh, yea, I needed a job. About two years…