Texel Brewery

Beer Biking at its Best

This isn’t the first time we’ve biked to a brewery, as a matter of fact biking and visiting breweries are two of our favorite things – so on our second trip to Texel, we made it a priority to bike to Oudeschilde and visit the Texel Brewery.… Continue Reading →

Texel: Get On Your Bikes And Ride!

Biking around Texel in the Netherlands

Texel (pronounced TES-sel) is an island retreat located off of the north coast of the Netherlands. This is a cyclist’s paradise, even by Dutch standards (and that is saying something). You can reach it from Amsterdam by taking a train, then a bus and then a ferry-which sounds like a hassle, but actually isn’t – it’s totally worth it once you get there.… Continue Reading →

Vleminckx Sausmeesters French Fries

Belgian Frites in Amsterdam

They’re better than fries — they’re frites.

You know the feeling: it’s the middle of the afternoon, and you’ve been walking all day enjoying the sites of the city, and now you’re hungry. Lunch was two museums ago, and dinner isn’t for ages. The solution? Vleminckx Frites at 33 Voetboogstraat, just off the Spui in the center of Amsterdam.… Continue Reading →

London Tube Ghost Station Posters

Abandoned London Tube Stations - Penney Design

Lovely Tube Infographics

As you’re whizzing past stations on the London Underground, do you ever wonder what happened to the closed and abandoned stations? Well wonder no more – Robert Penney has designed really cool infographic posters detailing exactly what’s going on in the Tube’s disused stations. See all 5 of the posters over in his portfolio & then buy yours here.Continue Reading →


Lanskroon, Home of the Stroopwafels!

The Best Bakery in the World

Bold words, we know, but we stand by this claim. After a transatlantic flight and a train ride into the city, the very first thing we do when we get to Amsterdam is walk down the Singel Canal and treat ourselves to lovely, gooey, crispy stroopwafels at Lanskroon.… Continue Reading →