Happy Birthday Anne Frank

I know what I want, I have a goal, I have opinions, a religion and love. Happy birthday Anne Frank! So touching that we got to visit the Annex while in Amsterdam this past spring break. JMF

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Windmills & Tulips

On our last day in Amsterdam my husband and I decided to get out of the city to see some Windmills & Tulips. I know how incredibly cliche this sounds but I don't care one bit! It was on the top of my Netherlands bucket list and gosh darn-it I was going to go do [...]

Amsterdam Day 2

Our second day in Amsterdam was pretty relaxing, we didn't have too much on the radar at the start of the day. But here's what we ended up accomplishing: Free diamond tour at Gassan Diamond factory Wandered Vondelpark Popped into a secluded begijnhof Joined a river cruise Downed some jenever (Dutch gin) Walked around the gorgeous [...]

Amsterdam: Day 1

We took a morning train from Brussels to Amsterdam which was a little more than 3 hours; perfect time to catch up on reading, napping, and blogging! Once we arrived in Amsterdam we hopped on a city tram to Hotel Van Gogh (despite the name, it was a hostel). Our hostel was on the opposite side of [...]

Tulip Mania!

Tulips are my favorite flower. Don't know why, don't know how but I do know that I asked my boyfriend in 7th grade for tulips for Valentine's Day so this has been a life-long love. I was so excited to see tulips "in their natural setting" while in The Netherlands. Unfortunately we were a bit [...]