After two months, 10 countries, 14 cities, 11 planes, 87 metros/trains, 26 buses, 18 trams, 3 boats and 1 bicycle, my itchy feet and grateful heart are back from Europe. I was dreamy in Vienna, emotional in Berlin, awestruck in Bern, nostalgic in Salzburg, romanticized in Bruges and Verona, bored in Brussels, giddy in Prague…… Continue reading Back from Europe
Just four stops and barely 20 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station is Zaanse Schans, a lovely open air conservation area with rolling greens, windmills, traditional wooden houses, and Dutch clogs workshops. Visiting this place was like stepping into a real-life postcard. Here, have a glimpse: :) Travel: September 2013
I did three things I absolutely loved: 1) Cycled all over the city, 2) Climbed the ‘I Amsterdam’ sign, 3) Went to Albert Cuypmarkt to sample Dutch treats. Travel: September 2013
…you write your own story. Totally up to you.
I don’t think so, Van Gogh. Don’t be a smarty pants! I’m not a museum rat. When I was younger, I used to enjoy going to museums but now I just can’t stand it — even if I’m in Amsterdam where you’re supposed to ooh and ahh on art. But i did go to…… Continue reading Van Gogh said, I said…
“Damn it, Jen, just do it!”, my inner bitch shouted. So there, in the middle of the square with hundreds of people, I shyly took…a selfie. You see, as a solo traveler, it’s always been a challenge to take photos of myself. The rare time you’ll see my photos in places is when a driver,…… Continue reading I will never make fun of selfies again