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

Updated: 11 March 2024 Are tulips, art, windmills on your mind for the upcoming travel season? What about paintings by the great Dutch masters? Incredible row homes with mind-boggling staircases? Then I bet you’re headed to the Netherlands in the near future. Not surprised. I absolutely loved the Netherlands. This small country is safe and […]

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

Updated: 16 January 2024 As a smaller city, Hoorn is an overlooked town (well, at least overlooked by tourists) that is 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 […]

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How to Backpack for 2 Amazing Weeks in Europe: A Complete Itinerary

UPDATED: 10 January 2024 I love backpacking Europe. I love it so, so, so much, and have loved it for years. Even though I’m a bit of a “pro” at how to solo travel around Europe, I still feel a tingle of excitement at the possibility of breaking out a European map, marking a relaxing […]

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12 Fun Things to Do in Amsterdam Alone

Amsterdam is one of the most famous and popular cities in all of Europe, as well as a destination that’s especially beloved by solo travelers. When I first started traveling alone, Amsterdam was at the very top of my own bucket list and when I finally visited here, Amsterdam didn’t disappoint me.  If anything, the […]

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Solo Travel to Amsterdam: Everything You Need to Know

Updated: 25 March 2023 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 […]