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Exploring Amsterdam: 24H Oost

I’m just an explorer at heart. Even in my own city, I love to learn about places I never knew about. The journey of discovery–the wonder of feeling uncomfortable, then loving it and wonder how you never knew about it–is what makes exploring

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Photo Diary: A View from the Amsterdam Canals

Watching the birds floating in the sparkling water as the sun shines down on Amsterdam is a simple pleasure. There are many great spots for a picnic in Amsterdam, but hanging out canal-side is one of the best things in the world. Of course,

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Our picks: Best food in Amsterdam

You want the best food in Amsterdam? This city has plenty to choose from! But I’m just going to cover my favorites with you and of course I’ll tell you why I love these places so much.  There are over 180 nationalities represented

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Amsterdam Calling – Red Light District Secrets

Living in Amsterdam was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life. It flipped my world upside-down, made me start anew, and gave me the opportunity to meet amazing people. Some of those people made this next video possible and I

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Photo Diary of the Jordaan in Amsterdam

While I love to write about the awesome places you can find around the world, sometimes it’s just better to share the photos. A picture is worth a thousand words, right? Of course, everything needs a bit of context. But this photo tour

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Visit Haarlem — an Amsterdam alternative

My favorite part of traveling is finding those hidden gems…those places that the only locals and travelers who do major research seem to know about. Haarlem is one of those places. Simply put, it’s a real place that isn’t touristy. Yet, it’s completely

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Turn on the Lights

Acrobats, lights, fire, and funny characters surround those in Dam Square who are there to experience Turn on the Lights. It’s just another fun event that makes Amsterdam–even when it’s cold–definitely worth visiting. In the cold and with a bit of rain, we

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Friday Favorites: The Library

You know Central Perk from Friends? How those friends always meet there and it’s basically their living room–even though they have enormous apartment? Well, The Library is that place for us. It’s a wine shop that hosts various events each week and has

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Amsterdam Calling – World of Food

Amsterdam is a beautiful city of canals…and so much more! Whether you are a local (new or old), or a visitor, the Amsterdam Calling Video Web Series is something you should check out.   From cruising through the canals, to visiting major festivals,

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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