Amsterdam: Take 3

Amsterdam: Take 3

If you ain't Dutch, you ain't much. My Dutch heritage rings through loud and clear every time I visit Amsterdam, and to this day it's still one of my favorite cities in Europe to visit. Not just for all of the stereotypical things Amsterdam is known for, either.

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Revisiting Denmark

Revisiting Denmark

I've visited Denmark before, but my time spent in Copenhagen last year was abbreviated, in that the only weekend I was meant to spend in the city I visited Munich instead. So as much as I want to say I've "seen" Copenhagen before, I really can't. This was my chance to really see the city and get a feel for what it's all about. 

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Český Krumlov's Charm

Český Krumlov's Charm

Check out a little bit on my day trip to Cesky Krumlov, a small town buried in the southern countryside of the Bavarian part of the Czech Republic. Just looking at Cesky Krumlov on a map, I knew it was going to be a fun place to visit, as the entire city sits underneath a castle on the opposite side of the Vltava River

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Why I was unimpressed with Berlin

Why I was unimpressed with Berlin

Time and time again throughout my trip I've continued to hear that "Berlin is an AMAZING city to visit." I didn't find this to be the case. I've traveled more through Germany than any other country in Europe, and in every other German city I've been to I've felt welcomed by the people. Germans, who I feel have a very poor reputation back home, have always been friendly and warm to me during my visits. I've general dismissed this stereotype. Berlin, though, did not meet my expectations. 

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Crash courses in Ireland

Crash courses in Ireland

Usually when people decide to visit Ireland they plan for a week, maybe two, and try to limit their trip to a small portion of the island. Ireland, despite what maps display, is actually a fairly extensive place, and though it doesn't take long to travel to many of the different attractions it has to offer, it's definitely a place you need to allot at least a couple of weeks to see it all. From the rolling countryside to the castle ruins littering the entire country, Ireland has something for everyone despite what you're travel preferences may be.

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