After living in Istanbul for six months, I began to feel a bit restless. I was in need of an adventure and was on board for whatever brilliant opportunity life was going to throw at me.
Open-air street markets are my 'go to' for just about anything homemade, homegrown or handmade. So when I come across such places in different countries, I am overjoyed so much so that I dedicate sometimes a whole day walking up and down every aisle making sure not to miss a thing.
Once I step foot in a new city, town or continent, besides spreading my wings across the land, I am ready to eat. Eating like a native is my mission. Whether it’s fish and chips in London, oysters in Ireland or gelato in Italy, I will find the time and...
Call it Dutch, call it environmentally friendly, call it what you like but bicycles are everywhere in Amsterdam. Hundreds of them line the streets, move faster than their counterparts, automobiles, and crowd the entrance of many eateries and shops throughout the city.
When many young travelers think of Amsterdam, they think of canals, clubs and cannabis. Even the Amsterdam museums can turn the humdrum hip. On the first Saturday of November Amsterdam transforms its museums into the hottest party in the city at the annual Museumnacht event.
"We have to go cycling, it's very Dutch." It seemed like everything we did that day was "very Dutch". Luckily, that was what I wanted, given that we were in the Netherlands, hoping to experience as much Dutch culture as possible.