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 [...]

Bruges: The city of beer, canals, and a beautiful beguinage

When researching for our spring break Belgium-Netherlands trip, gorgeous photos of Bruges continuously popped up on Pinterest and when I found out that it was super close to Brussels (about 1 hour train), we quickly added to our "to-do" list. Many people do a Ghent-Bruges day trip from Brussels and it is totally do-able. However, I knew I [...]