Top 7 ways to save money while traveling

When traveling, we usually long to avoid any of the always changing tourist traps. We usually go online, check our Lonely Planet and converse with friends that have gone the same route. Deep inside, we want to be acknowledged as savvy travelers and therefore awarded the authority to call out every rip-off situation that crosses our paths.[...] read more

Top 10 things to do in Schiphol airport while waiting for a flight

Waiting for a flight in the airport is probably one of the most annoying things out there. Airports are not the most exciting places and even though they offer different facilities and shops, after you strolled through all the stores there, (usually there are not so many of them) you will find yourself looking at your watch and praying for the time to move faster. As an expat living in Amsterdam I know the feeling of going crazy while waiting for a flight. That is why I decided to write this”10 things to do in Schiphol airport while waiting for a flight” article. For those of you who take their flight from other airports and want advice as well, no worries, my tips are probably valid for any airport out there![...] read more

Top things to do in Las Vegas on a Budget

The first things that comes to mind when one thinks of Las Vegas is shinning lights, four digits cocktail bar bills, stretch limousines and gambling, which is not too far from reality. Although these are some of the elements that make Las Vegas… Las Vegas, you do not necessarily need to have deep pockets in order to enjoy the city.[...] read more

Top 10 Crazy Travel Records

There are lots of travelers in the world, whether they’re backpackers, businessmen or tourists; millions of people travel every day. It doesn’t come as a surprise, therefore, that some of them try to spice things up by attempting to set a world record. Check out some of the wackiest, strangest, and absolutely crazy things people have done to break a record and achieve fame.[...] read more

Top tips for public transport in Amsterdam

One of the most often asked questions to hotels and locals is how the public transport system in Amsterdam works. Now, this isn’t all that difficult, but nowadays it does need some explanation there has been quite a big overhaul since June 2010. Amsterdam’s public transport cards changed from paper and ink to mostly plastic and electronic. The so called “strippenkaart” is gone and the OV-chipcard made it’s entrance.[...] read more