Homomonument, Amsterdam

There are a few monuments around the world dedicated to those who lost their lives to the Nazis, particularly in the concentration camps. While the first group of people who spring to mind when thinking of concentration camps are Jewish people, they were just one of the many groups persecuted.…

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Floating Flower Market, Amsterdam

Claimed to be the only floating flower market in the world, the flower market in Amsterdam is definitely a must see. Moored up on the Singel canal, just a short walk from Dam Square, the market is made up of a number of houseboats, or shopboats if you like, that…

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

There are a number of places that you’re able to see Vincent Van Gogh’s artwork, but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to visit the Van Gogh museum when we were in Amsterdam. I’m not usually one for art galleries, but in the name of compromise, this was something my…

Hire a bike in Amsterdam!

Riding a bike in Amsterdam is the same as eating tapas in Spain, or sampling snails in France. Until you’ve been to Amsterdam, it’s hard to imagine just how many bikes there are. So when we were in Amsterdam, we couldn’t pass up an opportunity to hire bikes and explore…

Amsterdam!

So I’ve been back from Amsterdam for a few days, and thought it was about time I shared the fun my boyfriend and I had! It was a last minute booking, so I’ll be honest, I didn’t really know what to expect – we didn’t even know how long the…

Well That’s A Bit Last Minute!

Dag! I’ve been brushing up on my Dutch because….we’re off to Amsterdam! My boyfriend and I have been thinking about going for over a year now, but it wasn’t top of the list of places we wanted to go so we never really looked into it properly. But, the recent…