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Spilling the Secrets of the Red Light District

December 5, 2016

The Red Light District was one of the few places in Amsterdam that actually lived up to my expectations. It was like stepping into this bizarre world where rules had flown out the red-lit window and in it’s place were prostitutes and drugs. Had I dared to try any of the drugs, I’m sure the experience would have been amplified, but trust me, seeing it sober was exhilarating enough (that makes me sound like such a square, I know).  Continue Reading…

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Alternative Museums in Amsterdam

August 16, 2016

Amsterdam is famous for museums such as the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh museum, but little ol’ me wasn’t about to pay €17 for the privilege. Sorry Vince, I was once a fan but now I see your beloved city is charging more for a ticket than you earned in a lifetime and that just doesn’t seem right to me.

So, I settled for the lesser-known, alternative museums. Those are supposed to be the good ones anyway, right? Luckily, I did stumble across some gems. Continue Reading…