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…

amsterdam’s outdoor markets

If you’re a fatass like me, you will LOVE all of the food markets that Amsterdam has around. You’ll find cheese, meats, cheese, seafood, cheese, fresh produce, and did I mention cheese? If you’re staying at an Airbnb or a place with a kitchen, even better! You’ll get the chance to cook and taste the…

7 million tulips

I’ve always wanted to see the tulip fields in the Netherlands. I had this image in my mind of what it would be like and it looked something like this. What I got instead was something a little less extravagant. Don’t get me wrong – it was still beautiful. How many times will one get…