The Netherlands

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5 things to do in Amsterdam in winter

Europe is filled with holiday festivities and there are so many amazing places to go. We’ve been to Christmas markets in Cologne and Hannover. Then we took a leap and spent actual Christmas in Prague! The thing is, winter isn’t just about the

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Frozen Amsterdam Canals

Ice skating on Amsterdam canals

Magical. Rendered speechless. Freaking amazing. All things to describe ice skating on Amsterdam canals. No matter the season, being on the Amsterdam canals is the best thing to do in the city–hands down. Go ahead…try to argue something else 😉 Winter in Amsterdam

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Weekend trip from Amsterdam: Lisbon, Portugal

8 EASY Weekend trips from Amsterdam

Why would you want to take a weekend trip from Amsterdam? So many reasons! You could live in Amsterdam as we do. Perhaps you are a local or an expat that lives in the Netherlands and it’s easy to get to Amsterdam as

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House sneak peek

Our new home in Amsterdam: Sneak peek

Buying a home in Amsterdam was one of the easiest decisions we made and we are so happy to have a home that is our own! I’ve already written about the process and what we went through to buy a house in Amsterdam,

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Waterland in North Holland

Waterland: Postcard Perfect

Guys…I just. I just can’t with this place. I grew up on a mountain in Virginia and never, ever saw myself living in a city. Though my heart belongs to the city of Amsterdam, I will always feel most relaxed, most comfortable, and

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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