May 2015: Overnight in Amsterdam

This was the start of a two-week trip to Europe. The first week: A much-needed solo trip through the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The second week: Shenanigans with my brother Phil in Denmark and Sweden.

First, a quick pit stop in the land of bud and red lights, a.k.a., Amsterdam.


I truly lucked out with a GORGEOUS day and thoroughly managed to wear myself out walking around the adorably quirkiest of European cities…while learning more than I ever expected to about canals, cannabis, and prostitution. Like I said, quirky.

Oh, and let’s be real: I was SUPER excited for the frites. My hotel was loud, but in a super cool part of the city so I got over that really quickly.

Con: I didn’t do enough research or give myself enough time to see the tulips, which were in full bloom a couple hours north of the city.

Author: themostinterestingwoman

Travel enthusiast. Dog mom. Tall gurl. Super aunt. Career gal. Fitness junkie. Foodie. Vodka/IPA appreciator. Hella tattooed. Work to live.

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