Category Archives: Amsterdam

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I currently live in Amsterdam, where I’m (slowly) learning to speak Dutch and navigate bike lanes.

I love sharing discoveries about my newly adopted home with a worldwide English-speaking audience. My Amsterdam travel writing has appeared in Time Out, Preferred Travel, Are We Europe, the G Adventures blog,  Ensemble Vacations publications, and Make Change.

For Ensemble Travel: Learn How Locals Live by Visiting Amsterdam Homes that are Now Museums

There’s no better way to understand a destination than to see how locals live. From exploring cozy houseboats to touring grand canal homes, here’s how to get an inside look at life in the Dutch capital.

Museum Van Loon

Built in 1672, this grand canal house was the former home of the Van Loon family. The Van Loons were well connected in Dutch society: Willem van Loon was a co-founder of the Dutch East India Company, and later generations included Amsterdam mayors, bankers and ladies in the queen’s court…

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For Ensemble Travel’s Experience Travel E-zine: 10 Picture-Perfect European River Cruise Destinations To Explore in 2018

From the Rhine to the Danube to the Elbe, Europe’s rivers are the backbone of this continent, connecting major world capitals and small country towns. Here, we look at 10 of our favorite European destinations to explore from a river cruise ship.

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