1. Photo Essay- Flowers of the Keukenh...

As I stated in my Day Seven post- We weren’t able to see very many tulips outside on our visit to the Keukenhof. The long winter in Northern Europe meant they were not yet in bloom. Fortunately, we were able to see many of the...

2. Europe 2013- The Netherlands- Day 7...

I had saved a very special excursion for my last day in The Netherlands. After dropping my bags at Amsterdam’s Schipol airport, Toni and I boarded a bus for the half hour ride to the Keukenhof, The Netherlands national gardens and...

3. East 2014 By the Numbers

The third installment of my popular “By the Numbers” series.

4. Where I Have Been

It’s been over 70 days since my last post, and I’ve been getting quite a few inquiries about this recent blog silence. Well, those of you who have followed this blog since the beginning (all 3 of you), know that I am prone to...

5. One More Amsterdam Photo Essay

I’ve certainly had a lot of photos to share from the short period of time I was in Amsterdam in May of 2013. It’s one of my all-time favorite cities, and even after I got done separating photos for the other photo essays, I was left with these I felt like sharing.

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“That is So Amsterdam” Photo Essay

“That is So Amsterdam” Photo Essay

Amsterdam is such a unique city- and I shot most of these after shaking my head and saying “That is So Amsterdam”.

Biking in Amsterdam

Biking in Amsterdam
Renting a bike in Amsterdam is, in my opinion, one of the most essential experiences for visitors to the city. The most important hing to remember is that it isn’t nearly as intimidating as it...

Photo Essay- The Albert Cuypmarkt, Amsterdam

Photo Essay- The Albert Cuypmarkt, Amsterdam
One of my favorite spots in Amsterdam is the massive, open-air Albert Cuypmarkt. It runs for multiple blocks in the De Pijp, one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods, and contains almost every...

Photo Essay- The Flowers of Aalsmeer

Photo Essay- The Flowers of Aalsmeer

The gorgeous flowers of the massive Aalsmeer Flower Market in Amsterdam’s Southern suburbs.

Visiting the Aalsmeer Flower Auction

Visiting the Aalsmeer Flower Auction

The Netherlands’ are known worldwide for flower production. There is no better place to see the scale of the country’s flower business than at the Aalsmeer Flower Auction. The auction is run by...
Europe 2013- Netherlands- Day Six- Hello Amsterdam, My Old Friend

Europe 2013- Netherlands- Day Six- Hello...

Being so familiar with Amsterdam, and having so many things there I loved to do, I knew, with only one full day on this trip, I’d have to be selective in what I was going to do with that day. I whittled...
Photo Essay- Amsterdam at Night

Photo Essay- Amsterdam at Night

Amsterdam is one of my favorite cities to stroll at night. The lighting is so magnificent. This photo essay doesn’t even begin to capture the city at night, but it’s my first attempt at doing...
Photo Essay- Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Photo Essay- Amsterdam’s Red Light...

So much can be written about Amsterdam’s notorious Red Light District. Someday, maybe, I’ll write a post that approaches the subject as a whole, but this is just an inoffensive photo essay. (And a...
Cruising the Canals in Amsterdam

Cruising the Canals in Amsterdam

I’ve heard lots of opinions on the experience of a canal cruise in Amsterdam. One line of thinking is that it is an entirely touristy experience, unless you find one of the ‘alternative’...
Photo Essay- Amsterdam’s Begijnhof

Photo Essay- Amsterdam’s Begijnhof

The Begiijnhof is my favorite spot in Amsterdam. Amid the city’s frenetic activity, this place has a placid, almost holy feel. These courtyards are prevalent throughout the low countries and were used as...

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“That is So Amsterdam” Photo Essay