Monthly Archives: March 2017

Athens Greece Acropolis

The Acropolis, Athens, Greece

I’d been in Athens for a week, so I was well past-due to check out the Acropolis. Lucky for me, the weather was warm and sunny that day, with clear visibility all the way to the ocean. The Acropolis is a complex of several ancient buildings situated at the top of a rocky outcrop with a 360 degree view of Athens.  Continue reading The Acropolis, Athens, Greece

cube houses Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

If I had to sum up Rotterdam in one phrase, it would be “City of Creative Architecture.” What Rotterdam lacks in classic European charm, it makes up for in innovative and creative structures that you won’t see anywhere else in the world. Continue reading Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Den Haag Scheveningen Pier Columns 2

Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

The second Dutch city I explored was The Hague, or Den Haag. A short hour-ish train ride from Amsterdam and you’re there. I love how small this city is, very walkable with lots of character, cafes, and museums! Continue reading Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Amsterdam canal sunset

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Oh, Amsterdam! My first trip to Europe began here in this big, beautiful city. From my first venture into Centraal I was in love! It is clean, walkable, bike-friendly, has great public transit, and most everyone speaks English. Continue reading Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands