When planning our vacation, we wanted to see a handful of cities without feeling overwhelmed by the amount of places to see and things to do. We decided to spend a good chunk of time in Amsterdam, followed by about 24 hours Antwerp, 36 hours in Brussels, and wrapping up with almost five days in … Continue reading a quick stop in antwerp
E ran the Marine Corps Marathon in mid-October. Although I haven't worked up the stamina (or interest, if I'm being honest) to run a full marathon, I tagged along for the weekend in Washington DC. We left Pittsburgh after work on Friday and the race was on Sunday, leaving us Saturday to explore. Instead of … Continue reading brunch & snapshots | dc
What's a trip to Amsterdam without at least one bike ride?
We spent just over four days in Amsterdam in early October. Neither E nor I had ever been and we were excited to explore a new city. We did spend some time popping in and out of museums - I'd recommend the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank Museum if you're trying to narrow them down … Continue reading the canals of amsterdam
I took an Intro to Architecture class during my freshman year of college. It skimmed the surface of important architectural periods and major individuals in the field, but would be remiss if it had no mention of Frank Lloyd Wright during the course of ten weeks. As one of, if not the most famous American … Continue reading fall with frank lloyd wright
Down one of the side streets of Amsterdam is a tiny shop that makes one, and only one, type of cookie - the tastiest in the world.
I've never been to Amsterdam, so I was excited to explore a new city. As newbies, we filled our first day with somewhat touristy stops.