I left my ❤️❤️❤️ in Amsterdam

What is it about Amsterdam that we love so much? There is something electric about Amsterdam. It has a gravitational pull on my heart, but that’s okay. I love it. The city, the architecture, the history, the culture, the politics, the design, the innovation, the way of life merge into this beautifully blended city and life experience. I’ve been fortunate enough to visit on multiple … Continue reading I left my ❤️❤️❤️ in Amsterdam

Rotterdam: A thriving and innovative city you need to check out

Introduction Rotterdam is a city that was reborn after the second world war. After much of it was destroyed during the war, it regained its position as a port hub and reimagined itself as a modern city, built into the leftovers of old Rotterdam. Some of the country’s most iconic contemporary buildings, such as the Cube Houses and the Central Library, are in Rotterdam. Popular … Continue reading Rotterdam: A thriving and innovative city you need to check out

Breda: Street art and small city charm

Introduction While visiting the Netherlands, Breda is a beautiful city to explore and relax after Amsterdam or Rotterdam’s hustle and bustle. A smaller city, comparatively, yet a cozy and dynamic feeling. There is an entrepreneurial buzz in the town that draws you in with all the start-ups, pop-ups, and small bricks and mortars dispersed throughout the city. Even more impressive is the ingenuity of small … Continue reading Breda: Street art and small city charm

French Etiquette: 13 Faux-Pas Foreigners Make in France and How to Avoid Them

Introduction During this quarantine, I’ve had the opportunity to learn more about French culture and the proper protocols to follow in various social situations and the infamous faux-pas. This blog post was influenced by a conversation about French culture and first impressions as a visitor. Initially, my first impression of France and French culture was in Paris, and it was mixed; some people were helpful, … Continue reading French Etiquette: 13 Faux-Pas Foreigners Make in France and How to Avoid Them