Amsterdam 2016: Last Day

The sun was back for my final day in Amsterdam and as my flight home wasn’t until early evening, I had most of the day to enjoy all my favourite things in the city. There was only one direction to head and that was to the Jordaan. After breakfast, I checked out of the hotel […]

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Amsterdam 2016: Staying in the Museum District

Amsterdam is a perfect destination for me for a winter break. Given that I’m not about to spend a lot of money and fly for hours to a hot, beach destination, heading to a city quite close (only 45 minutes actually in the air flying from London) that I know well and love is a […]

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Amsterdam: Last Day Shopping and a Little Sun at Last

The winter traveller can remain good humoured about inclement weather but there’s no denying that little surge of joy when waking to a blue sky and glimpse of sun. It remained little more than a glimpse that came and went throughout the day, but it added a smile and an extra beauty, painting a perfect backdrop to […]

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