st. paul’s cathedral

If you’re religious, you should go check out St. Paul’s Cathedral. If you’re not religious, you should still go check out St. Paul’s Cathedral. Unfortunately, you can’t take pictures inside. But the good news is you can take as many as you want, outside. I went on a Sunday, so exploring the rest of the…

london’s oldest food market

Borough Market in the Southwark neighborhood of London has been around for more than 1,000 years. If you’re planning on visiting, expect crowds. And by crowds, I mean fish in a sardine can. You’ll need to be okay with walking shoulder to shoulder with strangers in sticky heat. The best way to avoid this, or…

there’s more to amsterdam than weed

SHOCKING, I know. Sure, it’s what Amsterdam is known for. But it’s not for everybody. If you’re not the wake and bake type of person, there are plenty of other activities in this city that you can start/fill your day with! Amsterdam Cheese Museum – (FREE!) – it’s a cheese shop upstairs and a mini…

yeh nay ver forget your first time

First, you bend over. Then you take a slurp. No, that’s not a euphemism for anything. It’s actually the proper way to drink a glass of jenever. Pronounced yeh-nay-ver, this drink is a liquor with a strong juniper flavor. It’s what gin was evolved from. Perhaps one of the most popular places in Amsterdam to…