Travel Blogs from Wassenaar
... meant I wasn't run down, though there wasn't a lot in it at times. Gayleen wanted to buy me a fluro vest and right on it "Beware Tourist"!! Suffered significant abuse from upset cyclists who obviously saw their lives (or mine) flashing in front of their eyes each time this errant tourist kept walking on the cycle lanes. Fortunately couldn't understand a word they said. Stopped for coffee and toastie at about 11:30 while still at the market. Then back on the bus ...
... cover most of what has happened.
Since February I have begun working at a cafe in the popular grassmarket area, helped set up and run a bakery kitchen, assist in a small catering company, begun learning Spanish, visited St. Andrews, completed my last two event management classes online from Mount Royal University, adopted a love for red wine in my daily routine, and acquired a love/hate relationship with all other booze. I am sure I missed plenty but hey, I ...
... and adventure, and to prove my independence to my family and most importantly to myself.
But before moving in with my new family I decided to explore all that the coffee shop capital of the world had to offer! 4 days in Amsterdam definitely prepared me for next chapter of my solo traveling life ahead of me. To be honest I was that intimidated by this place I spent the rest of my day after arriving in the hostel skyping home...At some stage I had to ...
... As the name suggests they do a massive range of pancakes with pretty much any topping you could ever want or never want! Pancake corner has become our ‘local’ in Amsterdam as it is on the main tram route between our hotel and the city centre. A great place for cheap food and beer… but don’t ask us what the pancakes taste like because to Sonya’s disgust we have never had ...
... into the world of Dutch children and Dutch parenting. Kids were allowed to swim in just their underwear, and girls didn't have to cover their tops. Kids were running around and climbing trees while the parents socialize and didn't worry about where their kids were too much.
We headed to the house after I meet the kids and attempted to socialize with other people. Katy Lee and Vincent live in the West part of Amsterdam. Their neighborhood would be like the suburbs ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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