I love a good road trip! It’s just such a great way to explore a new destination. You get to see and explore so much more than you would normally and have the flexibility to make your trip whatever you want it to be. This is in large part what fuelled my excitement to go … Continue Reading

The Netherlands might be a relatively small country but don’t let its size put you off. There are some pretty incredible and best places in the Netherlands that aren’t just the key sites like Amsterdam. Yes, Amsterdam is pretty cool (and totally worthy of its amazing reputation), but it is easy to overlook some of the … Continue Reading

Rotterdam is easily the second largest city in the Netherlands and a perfect place to visit if you’re on a trip around the country. That being said, it’s the perfect kind of place for a long weekend break, too. As with most new cities you visit, it can be tricky to nail down some of … Continue Reading

Amsterdam is an incredible city to visit, it’s got art, culture, nightlife and enough canals to explore for days! Whether it’s your first time to the city, or you’re a seasoned visitor, I’ve no doubt you’ll be on the lookout for some of the coolest and unique places to stay… and you’d be in a … Continue Reading

By this point, you’ve probably seen our lazy guide to a weekend in Amsterdam! Well, following on from that, we’ve finally gotten round to editing the video from said weekend and put it on our YouTube channel (and on Facebook too). Amsterdam is one of those cities that we’ve visited so many times in the … Continue Reading

…because sometimes all you really want to do is enjoy you’re visiting! Sounds like a silly thing to say but travel can sometimes be a lot of hard work. There’s so much planning, mapping, sightseeing and a whole host of other activities that go into it that you end up leaving your holiday needing another … Continue Reading

Amsterdam is one of the most popular destinations in Europe, and with good reason, it’s one pretty epic city! Brimming with amazing culture, incredible nightlife, world-class museums and historical gems, this is one city not to miss when thinking of a European city break. Where to stay?  One thing that’s really cool about Amsterdam is that … Continue Reading

  There’s no doubting Amsterdam is one of THE best cities to visit in Europe – from the expansive and picturesque Vondelpark, its beautiful canals, the signature Dutch Architecture, to the artistic heritage of Amsterdam at the Van Gogh Museum, there really is a piece of Amsterdam that you’ll no doubt enjoy, love and want to come back … Continue Reading

Remember this video below we did with Airbnb and STA Travel in Amsterdam a few months ago? Well, I was going through my photos from our time in Amsterdam and found some of the ‘behind the scenes’ photos that never quite made it to the blog (to be fair, I still have a lot of photos … Continue Reading

There’s this philosophy that you know a place is really great on your travels when you find that it’s where the locals go to. As elitist as this sounds sometimes, it tends to turn out to be true and so I’ve learned to embrace this philosophy a little more than I probably would. One of said … Continue Reading

It’s a little place called Pllek and the sunsets are brilliant here! It’s one of those places you’ll probably never have heard of if you don’t live in Amsterdam (if you have though – kudos to you). You need to cross the river on the free ferry to get there and it’s another short taxi … Continue Reading

This is exciting news!!! Remember our last trip to Amsterdam? You know the one with that house boat? In that post, we spoke briefly about an exciting project that we were working on with Airbnb and STA Travel… Well, its finally here! Presenting – our campaign with Airbnb & STA Travel! 🙂 You can read more about … Continue Reading

Amsterdam’s labyrinthine canals are what this brilliant Dutch city is famous for… well, one of the things it’s famous for and so getting to drive a boat for the first time ever, and through the canals of Amsterdam nonetheless was a pretty special experience! Also, I know you ‘drive’ a car but when it’s a … Continue Reading

Amsterdam is filled with some of the most amazing experiences to have in Europe; the canals, the delicious food, the architecture and of course the windmills! We’ve visited Amsterdam six times over the last five years or so, with each time opening up a new, amazing experience. Long story short, Amsterdam is great. A Spontaneous booking … Continue Reading