When people think of traveling to Europe, their first thoughts are often the biggies: Paris, Rome, Venice, London… maybe even Berlin or Barcelona. There’s another wonderful city that should be considered: Amsterdam! Amsterdam is easy to get to, easy to get around, and packed with tons of things to do.Read More
Today was a lovely day in Amsterdam. The weather was perfect and we were looking forward to getting out again to explore the city.
After a little breakfast in the hotel, we went out for a walk before arriving at the Anne Frank House. They say the wait to get in could be 90 min to two hours, but since we followed Rick Steve's advice and bought our tickets online in advance, we walked right in, past the 50-60 people waiting.Read More
After a very quick breakfast in the hotel, we took a taxi to the Gare de Nord train station in Paris, where I enjoyed one of my favorite little things in Europe: standing at a busy coffee counter to have a coffee and croissant.
We boarded the Thalys high speed train to Amsterdam, covered Rachel with a Children's Hospital blanket and she was asleep in 5 minutes. I spent the time going though some photos, checking some sites and going to the dining car for a coffee.Read More