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Amsterdam, Holland Day #2

Amsterdam, Holland Day #2

Woohoo! Amsterdam day two! Thankful that we had gone to bed early, the next morning Ben and I were able to wake up a bit after the sunrise to a beautiful – and cold – day. The heat in the Airbnb was not working and…

Cafe Koosje – A Restaurant Review

Cafe Koosje – A Restaurant Review

Café Koosje – Plantage Middenlaan 37, 1018 DB Amsterdam, Netherlands 4-17 Pounds Café Koosje is just a few stops on the tram from the town of Dieman, halfway into the main city of Amsterdam. Located in a quaint residential area full of coffee shops, places…

Amsterdam, Holland Day #1

Amsterdam, Holland Day #1

Something I’ve learned these past few months in Europe is that the cheapest way to travel is never going to be the easiest. At this point I have done just about every form of transportation – plane, bus, train, ferry – and when you include…

Paris, France Day #4

Paris, France Day #4

February 14th seems ages ago now… but that just goes to show that I have been having so much fun that I’ve become about a month behind on my travel posts… *yikes*. Tis the season for final papers and coursework that’s worth 60% of my…

Paris, France Day #3

Paris, France Day #3

Waking up a bit later than usual, Ben and I were both still fighting off some sort of bug, (I guess that’s the price you pay to travel through airports so frequently) Ben and I kicked off our third day in Paris with, you guessed it,…

Paris, France Day #2 (Pt.2)

Paris, France Day #2 (Pt.2)

Actually, in a few hours it was time for us to head down to the pier for a boat cruise with crêpes and champagne. (Does life get any better than this !?) The Eiffel Tour was most definitely looking down on us in approval. This was…

Paris, France Day #2 (Pt.1)

Paris, France Day #2 (Pt.1)

If there is one thing that makes getting out of bed super early in the morning a little bit easier, it is the fact that there is a delicious fresh crêpe awaiting your arrival at the end of the block. I tried out un crêpe…

Paris, France Day #1

Paris, France Day #1

Traveling to Paris has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. Great food, accents, museums and moustaches – the City of Light and Love always seemed like an incredible place to visit. I took French in school for 5 years,…

Oslo, Norway Day #2

Oslo, Norway Day #2

            I come from a family where vacation is basically a synonym for going somewhere warm, beautiful and ideally full of beaches. If you asked me a list of places I was going to travel before I came abroad, Oslo would definitely not have been…

Oslo, Norway Day #1

Oslo, Norway Day #1

It’s amazing how much you learn while traveling. Lessons on history, culture, convenience, life and yourself start to intertwine and create the magic that I find travelling to be. If you’re a well-seasoned traveler, you know how much meticulous planning each trip takes; booking transportation…