Amsterdam (Jan. 4-5 / Jan. 8-9)

Jan. 4-5: After picking up some French chocolate croissants at a cute little bakery for the road, I took the bus from Paris to Amsterdam, which took about 6 hours with a stop in Antwerp. After arriving in Sloterdijk, I took a train to Amsterdam Centraal and the tram to my hotel on Prinsengracht canal, … Continue reading Amsterdam (Jan. 4-5 / Jan. 8-9)

Belgium: Brussels & Bruges (Jan. 6-7)

Jan. 6: My day in Brussels got off to a slow start since I slept in pretty late. The first thing I did was walk to the Grand Place, with its shiny gold buildings. From there, I searched for some true Belgian waffles, and was not disappointed by my strawberry and Nutella waffle. I also … Continue reading Belgium: Brussels & Bruges (Jan. 6-7)