Tag Archives: The Netherlands

Is Amsterdam Worth Visiting? My Verdict is “Yes!”

2 days in amsterdam seeing row homes

Updated: 2 December 2022 If you read past the title of this blog post, then you’re probably shaking your head in surprise and confused. I mean, is Amsterdam worth visiting? Wait. Seriously, Rachel? Amsterdam?  Haha, yup, that’s a real question that I’ll aim to answer in this post. I already know some of you are […]

19 Safest European Cities to Travel Alone

st. gallen is a lovely city to see with 8 days in switzerland

If you’re traveling alone to Europe and feel concerned about personal safety, I want to tell you not to worry in the slightest! Solo travel is safe if you take care of yourself, physically and mentally, with the same amount of effort you do at home. And I feel like I can speak as an […]

Best Things to Do in Hoorn (An Incredible Dutch Town!)

things to do in hoorn the netherlands include gorgeous homes

Hoorn is an overlooked town not too far from Amsterdam. Although famous travel author Rick Steves briefly discusses Hoorn in his Netherlands episode, this area of the country is still wonderfully undiscovered by most tourists. And I’m super excited to talk about it! So, welcome to my post that’s all about my favorite things to […]

Solo Travel to Amsterdam: Everything You Need to Know

solo travel amsterdam: go to museums

Updated: 24 October 2021. Solo travel to Amsterdam is very popular among adventurers planning their first trip to Europe. And, really, can you blame them for loving the biggest city in the Netherlands so much? Without a doubt, Amsterdam is beautiful, significant (both historically and culturally), and lots and lots of fun.  This isn’t brand new […]

Netherlands Itinerary 5 Days: What to See on a Fast Trip

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Are tulips, art, windmills on your mind for the upcoming travel season? Then I bet you’re headed to the Netherlands in the near future. I absolutely loved the Netherlands. This small country is safe and easy to navigate, which makes visiting the Netherlands in 5 days possible. As for me, I went to the Netherlands […]