Taking the bus forces stumbling around a city, this breathing organism that one is simultaneously outside of as a visitor and yet temporarily a part of. You find things you weren’t looking for.
“You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.” The first time I heard this phrase, it was likely yelled by a behemoth of a man, a bouncer Continue reading
Hello, type-A (overzealous planners) travelers, welcome to your fantasy.
Layovers can be kind of like the travel version of the amuse bouche, just a little taste of something good to whet your appetite, arouse your interest and wonder what lovely ingredients and methods could have elicited such a good reaction.
Two weeks and one day to the US Election Day, November 6. Monday night in the U.S. of A. is the third and final Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and opponent former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney… But have you requested your absentee ballot?
One of the first things you’ll notice is thousands of bicycles propped and locked up along the canals’ guard rails. Practically everyone in Amsterdam gets around by bike. So in the words of popular kids in high schools everywhere: everyone is doing it, and YES, you should, too.
Vélib, Paris’s public bike sharing program, for residents and tourists, would have everyone believe a few things. With a striped shirt and baguette in tow, I will bike on Velib all around Paris for a mere 1€70. I’ll pedal past the Louvre and along the Seine on my Vélib, with unicorns and rainbows and puppies… RIGHT?
There’s two things that grow in Holland that interest most tourists: Tulips and Marijuana. You can find them both in Amsterdam’s Bloemenmarkt floating on the Singel canal.