The Weekend Guide to Amsterdam


Amsterdam is one of those cities that has it all – old world charm, a famous art collection, and a thriving nightlife. It’s a city known for its winding canals, bicycles and controversial laws: here, prostitution and marijuana are legal in some capacity. The city was home to Rembrandt, a Baroque master painter, and Van … Read more

Lunch at Louis in Amsterdam

After several hours wandering Amsterdam, I was more than ready to stop off at Louis, a rustic chic restaurant in the north western corner of the city. I walked in just as it started to drizzle and took a seat at the bar stools lining a window overlooking Korte Korsjespoortsteeg. I ordered a braised beef … Read more

15 Things to Do in Amsterdam This Summer

There’s a reason why absolutely everyone raves about Amsterdam – it’s gorgeous! The beautiful burgundy and brown hues of the traditional Dutch buildings are complimented by white-framed windows and colorful flower pots. The arching bridges that pass over Amsterdam’s classic canals are lined with bicycles: the city’s most popular form of transportation. In the summertime, … Read more