Three days in a not so leaky boat

img_6073We had one mission – Amsterdam to Athens AKA 2,869kms.

We needed to do it “quickly” but also within the bounds of our Eurail pass, which meant land travel was already paid for, and a significant portion of our sea pass was paid for – to put this in context, at the time we were looking the cheapest flights from Amsterdam to Athens as just over €400 for the both of us – our trip cost us around €260. Continue reading “Three days in a not so leaky boat”

Amsterdam, a city of culture

img_5701Amsterdam is one of those cities where I think your preconceived perceptions make a big difference to your stay – specifically the beloved and I were actually not that fussed on making it here, we kind of viewed it as the Vegas of Europe, and not in the glitz and glam kind of way.  I think this perception was wrong, and I am pleased we took the time to visit this beautiful city. Continue reading “Amsterdam, a city of culture”