Tag: amsterdam

  • NDSM Wharf: A place beyond belief

    NDSM Wharf: A place beyond belief

    One of the coolest free things to do in Amsterdam is visit the NDSM wharf, an old shipping dock where you can find plenty to see, and on many days of the year, you can also enjoy the scheduled activities, including festivals and concerts. The wharf is accessible by a free GVB ferry from behind…

  • Could I Live Here? Amsterdam Edition

    Could I Live Here? Amsterdam Edition

    Before this visit, I had once previously been to Amsterdam and loved it though I couldn’t really remember why. Now I do. Here is the down low on what makes Amsterdam awesome. Safety In terms of petty and serious crime, Amsterdam is one of the safest places in the world. You can walk down any…

  • A feminist perspective on Amsterdam’s Red Light District

    A feminist perspective on Amsterdam’s Red Light District

    I should preface this by saying that this is not the post I intended to write about the Red Light District when I ventured head first into it. I should also mention that in any traditional way, I find strip clubs and anything like it equal parts sad and disgusting. That’s not to say I…

  • How to plan the perfect Eurotrip

    How to plan the perfect Eurotrip

    Before I became completely addicted to travel, I took a 16-day trip with my best friend through Europe to celebrate finishing grad school. I assumed I wouldn’t have the opportunity or the funds to go back to Europe anytime soon so instead of visiting several cities in one country, like I do now, we planned…