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September 2011

Canal Bike

Sep 30 2011

The Best Way To See Amsterdam is By Water (Part 2) (Part 1 is here, by the way) When people think of Amsterdam, images of…

St. Nicolaas Boat Club

Sep 28 2011

The Best Way to See Amsterdam is From The Water (Part 1) So you arrive in Amsterdam at Centraal Station and walk out to get…

The 9 Streets

Sep 26 2011

Picturesque Shopping District in Central Amsterdam Get away from the crowds near Centraal Station and forget the chain stores along Kalverstraat; this is Amsterdam shopping…

Links We Love – Vol. 1

Sep 23 2011

Nom nom – cupcakes in Amsterdam! – via Brand New Day Food Apps for Airports  – via The New York Times Lovely Limoges – via…

Baumgartner’s Cheese Store & Tavern

Sep 22 2011

Cutting Cheese Since 1931 If Fromagination is a slice of Paris plopped down in Madison, then Baumgartner’s is what you get when a Swiss village…

Blue Mound State Park

Sep 21 2011

Vertiginous Heights (For Wisconsin Anyway) We love exploring the driftless region of Wisconsin because of its unique geology and sweeping vistas . Blue Mound State…

Tower Hill State Park

Sep 20 2011

See Part of Wisconsin’s Early History Tower Hill State Park is perched on bluffs above the Wisconsin River. It’s namesake shot tower is an example…

Mercado de San Miguel

Sep 19 2011

Al fresco à la carte in central Madrid The newly renovated  Mercado de San Miguel  is a beaux arts masterpiece housing an amazing assortment of Spanish…

Brasserie Harkema

Sep 16 2011

Hip Restaurant in Amsterdam If you’re celebrating a special occasion or just want to splash out on your last night of vacation – go to…

Devil’s Lake State Park

Sep 15 2011

Wisconsin’s Largest State Park Turns 100 This Year About half a million years ago the eastern half of Wisconsin was pummeled flat by glaciers. The…

Boom Chicago

Sep 14 2011

American Improv Comedy in the Heart of Amsterdam Wanna see where Seth Meyers and Jason Sudeikis cut their comedy teeth? Head to Boom Chicago at…

Google Flights

Sep 13 2011

Google’s Flight Search is Brainy & Brawny Google launched it’s flight search today – now users can either search for results right from the search…

De Beiaard

Sep 12 2011

Restaurant and Bar in Central Amsterdam Located on the Spui, near ABC Bookstore and the Amsterdam Museum , this restaurant  is our go-to choice for…

Fromagination

Sep 10 2011

A World of Pure Fromagination Fromagination is a slice of Paris plopped down straight in the heart of America’s Dairyland. The charming shop is packed…

How to Make Instant Cash With Your Instant Camera on Vacation

Sep 09 2011

How to provide tourists with vintage souvenirs and make money at the same time Jordan from Oh Happy Day  made €45 taking photographs in front…

Red Light District Randy Roy’s Red Light Tour

Randy Roy’s Red Light Tour

Sep 09 2011

Randy Roy’s Red Light Tour is closed! The city of Amsterdam has banned Red Light District tours as of January 1, 2020. Everything You Wanted…

Hortus Botanicus

Sep 08 2011

Greenhouses and Gardens Galore in Central Amsterdam Horus Botanicus is a quiet sanctuary amidst the traffic and noise of central Amsterdam. Located behind brick walls…

Screaming Beans

Sep 07 2011

You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for Caffeine At least, my head screams for caffeine in the morning, and the first thing we usually when we wake…

Texel Brewery

Sep 05 2011

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…