Day 3 in Amsterdam – Visiting the Amsterdam Museum

Our third day in Amsterdam was a full day, and it started quite early. We were up by 7am and out the door to explore the city and find breakfast by 7:30am. Given how quiet we'd noted the nightlife to be the previous evening, we had suspected the city would be bustling in the early…

Day 3 in Amsterdam – Pride & the Canal Parade!!

We happened to arrive in Amsterdam during their week long Pride festivities. Our second full day in the city was the day of the famous "Canal Parade". In most other cities, Pride parades take place as a march through the streets, but this parade taps into the city's fantastic canal network, and thus both the…

Day 2 in Amsterdam: Hungry Birds Food Tour!

The best thing about our trip was that Kevin planned all of it, and I just had to show up. We didn't know much about Amsterdam before we arrived in the city, so we started off our first full day with a food tour. I'd never been on a food tour before, but I definitely…

Day 1 in Amsterdam: Walking & Eating!

The week before we went to Amsterdam, Kevin met up with a friend who had visited the city multiple times. The friend was insistent that we seek out and eat an Indonesian dish called "rijsttafel". Naturally, we did our research, and it was the first thing we did (after checking into our hotel, and allotting…