“Amsterdam was a great surprise to me. I had always thought of Venice as the city of canals; it never entered my mind that I should find similar conditions in a Dutch town.“
— James Weldon Johnson
My family and I have made it safely to beautiful Amsterdam and are currently eating our respective weights in french fries, dutch pancakes, waffles, and, of course, stroopwafels.
After celebrating my sister’s birthday in London last year, I’m so excited to celebrate my 30th birthday tomorrow in my absolute favorite city. This is my third visit and I have SO many places I just can’t wait to take my Mom and sister (and a few new places I can’t wait to try).
I plan on sharing EVERYTHING here on the blog but for now, follow along on our adventures on Instagram Stories!
And since I travel exclusively with a carry-on (even for this 10-day trip!), here are a few of my best tips for packing light if you’re a chronic over-packer.