I AMSTERDAM- European Adventure 2015

And so we fly to Amsterdam next. This is another city I get to cross off my 2015 travel bucket list, making it 2/5. I’m so in love with Amsterdam and I think it’s because it’s like a more modern version of Venice, Italy. The canals. The tightly knit buildings. The serenity of it all. I only regret not going in April-May when the tulips are in full bloom. Nonetheless, it was amazing and I’m so glad I got the chance to go. Before even getting to the main city of Amsterdam, my tour bus took me to Zaanse Schans, a neighbourhood filled with windmills (one of Amsterdam’s most famous sightings). Amsterdam is also very famous for its wooden clogs, so we visited a museum where we watched a demonstration on someone showing us how wooden clogs are made. Zaanse Schans is just a stone’s throw away from the heart…

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OH SO CZECH- European Adventure 2015

Finally. A city I can cross off my travelling bucket list for 2015. Prague was everything that I thought it would be; if not more. I got to stay in Prague for about a day and a half. I so didn’t want to leave in the end.While I was there, I spent most of my time walking along Charles Bridge, the most famous bridge in Prague. I also took some time to just walk around the Old Town Square and people-watch (locals can be very interesting) If you go, I strongly suggest going up to the top of the Old Town Hall. One of the reasons Prague is so beautiful is because of its red and yellow buildings. Once you’re a the top, you get to see all that from a bird’s-eye view. It’s absolutely breathtaking and no matter how many bird’s-eye views you’ve seen, I can guarantee this one…

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Poland- European Adventure 2015

And the spotlight is now on Poland. This country was a major stop for me as well while I was in Europe. While in Poland, I visited 4 cities: Krakow, Oswiecim, Warsaw and Wroclaw. Prior to visiting Poland, I have to admit I wasn’t too excited about it. The last time I visited Poland was 2010 and I was in the city of Gdansk. All I remember from that was the rain and the below normal temperature. It was windy, gloomy and the streets were filled with rain water. Obviously, I didn’t have my hopes up going back this year. I was wrong. Poland is an AMAZING country and is definitely worth a visit! There’s a lot to see and do and all the architecture is stunning. Best of all? Everything in Poland is inexpensive. Their local currency is a polish Zloty. The rate for converting a Euro to a Zloty is about…

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Germany- European Adventure 2015

Germany was a pretty major stop for me. While in Germany, I visited 5 cities. Frankfurt Rudesheim am Rhein (more of a town) Heidelberg (more of a town) Bonn Cologne Frankfurt is an amazing city, it really is. Too bad the weather was pretty gloomy while I was there. My hotel was right by the river, making it incredibly easy to walk to all the tourist attractions. I first visited the Cathedral of St. Bartholomew, a church that served as a site for the coronation of Holy Roman Emperors  for 300 years. From the cathedral, it’s about a 5-minute walk to Romerberg square, the historic heart of Frankfurt. If you only visit one place in Frankfurt, it has to be this one. You can walk around the square, purchase some souvenirs, admire the Romer, and even enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants in the square. I also…

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Paris, France- European Adventure 2015

Hey guys! I just returned from my vacation in Europe and it was AMAZING. The view was great, the food was great and did I mention the view was great? In 17 days, I was able to visit 9 countries and 19 cities. I’ll be blogging about all the places I visited, just in case you guys are ever interested in visiting any of the cities. They were all unique and beautiful, so I definitely recommend paying a visit to any, if you can! Blog posts will be by country, so there won’t be 17 blog posts for you guys to sift through haha. Despite the fact that Paris was my last stop, it’s the first city I’m going to be blogging about because it was my absolute favourite. This is my second time visiting Paris and everything I saw still took my breath away. The last time I visited…

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