Turn on the Lights

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...
Fall in Amsterdam

Fall in Amsterdam

I’m from the mountains, an area where people flock to see the changing color of the leaves on the Skyline Drive. We called them “leafers”. People from the Washington, D.C. area, and all over the country, would take...
Secret Picnic Spots in Amsterdam

Secret Picnic Spots in Amsterdam

After living in a place, you start to find those spots...those places that are perfect for enjoying the atmosphere. I’m not sure if it’s because tourists are usually in too much of a hurry to find these places,...