Posts in "Netherlands"

One Day Trip To Keukenhof: The Most Beautiful Garden In The World

I discovered Keukenhof accidentally by searching “tulips” or “flowers” on Google Images. From the first moment I saw that the place was real, I put it on my travel list, in top 3.
The chance to visit appeared in 2015, when the company I worked for back then organized an European Meetup in Berlin that was ending on 27th April. I bought return fly tickets from Romania to Berlin, and return fly tickets (same day) from Berlin to Amsterdam (it’s always cheaper buying return tickets than one-way).
I got a $40 burn because I didn’t know Berlin had two large airports (Tegel and Schönefeld – used mainly for low cost flights) and when I bought the Amsterdam tickets I left only 2 hours between the landing from Amsterdam to the flight leaving to Romania. Asked for some helped on the tripadvisor forum and decided that I need to change the tickets, and book an extra night at a hotel in Berlin, as it is way cheaper than staying in Amsterdam. Continue reading

First time flying & barely walking to Amsterdam Red Light District

First time flying can be a frightening experience, but it shouldn’t and it won’t, especially if at the end of the flight you get to visit Amsterdam.. This happened in 2013, so, you can consider it an old story, but I’m 99% certain that all the links and data in this article are still useful.

First time flying

Yep, lots of research was done on the subject. Here’s a “short” list from what I remember: Continue reading