The Netherlands

Jessica with Gluhwein

Christmas in Amsterdam guide 2019

For those visiting Amsterdam over Christmas, and for those living in this fabulous city, you might wonder, “What is there to do for Christmas in Amsterdam?” It’s not known for its Christmas markets or good weather, but we do have something else, that

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Jessica Westergasfabriek

Amsterdam West: An Amsterdam Neighborhood Guide

Buckle up and get ready for a ride! This is your guide to the ever-growing epic neighborhood of Amsterdam West. This includes a lot of neighborhoods within this area, so there’s a ton of variety with interesting architecture, amazing food, tons of green

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Jessica on ship in the Eastern Docklands

Amsterdam Neighborhood Guide: Eastern Docklands

This is your friendly Amsterdam neighborhood guide! As a resident of this incredible city, I want you to fall in love with it as I have…and that means getting off the tourist path a bit. The Eastern Docklands (Eastern Islands) or Oostelijke Eilanden

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Can you drink Amsterdam tap water?

You might find this to be an odd topic for this blog. It’s really not, though! I want anyone who visits Amsterdam to be prepared, be less confused and have a fabulous time. And I know before I came here, I asked the

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Amsterdam tips - Canal with canal boat

21 Helpful Amsterdam tips from a local

Amsterdam is amazing, it’s epic, it’s my favorite city in the world! It can also be hectic, confusing, and a little too touristy if you don’t know what to do. That’s why I’m creating this post for you. We are celebrating 5 years

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Jessica Cutrufello wearing a green floral dress, glasses and pink lipstick

Hi! I’m Jessica, an American who made Amsterdam her home in 2014. I share European gems through food and memorable experiences. Want to know more? Head to my about page or check out my YouTube channel.

Travel with us - Tuscany October 2022