royal palace landscape

Dam Square

Dam Square is the center of Amsterdam’s energy–it’s always bustling with Dutch people on bikes, tourists ducking into souvenir shops, and street performers attracting large crowds. Our first hostel was a two-minute walk from Dam Square, so we spent a lot of time in and around the plaza. I think every time we went I got…

Amsterdam in 9 Squares

In November, I traveled to Amsterdam with my roommate/travel buddy Matt. Even though the weather wasn’t great, we both fell in love with the city’s vibe. Here are some of the highlights, as seen on my Instagram: View this post on Instagram We got to simulate what it was like for Jews in WWII: going into hiding,…