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I Sang and the World Didn’t End: Busking in Amsterdam with Louis / Subterranean Street Society

I Sang and the World Didn’t End: Busking in Amsterdam with Louis / Subterranean Street Society

The only thing that kept me from bailing on my busking in Amsterdam experience was the fact that I was leaving the next day for Leiden. Worst case scenario: I would embarrass myself thoroughly and never show my face again in Amsterdam (or at least around Leidseplein).

Busking in Amsterdam

Busking in Amsterdam

If, on the 25th of next month, you happen to be in Amsterdam, and you see a busker that you think sorta maybe slightly possibly looks a teeny tiny bit like me… Come say hi. It’ll probably be me.

Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

As anyone who’s ever planned a trip to Amsterdam probably already knows, the Dutch capital can be an expensive place to visit. Surprisingly, however, there’s still a lot of fun, free things to do there, from boat rides to concerts…even jazz improv sessions!

The Netherlands

The Netherlands

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7 countries in 18 days: A sample European itinerary

7 countries in 18 days: A sample European itinerary

What do you do if you’ve got 18 days in Europe and want to see a little bit of everything? See a little bit of everything! 7 countries, 9 cities in 18 days. (Well, it’s actually 5 countries, 1 city-state, and 1 principality, but the […]

The Descent of Van Gogh

The Descent of Van Gogh

I think I first fell in love with Van Gogh because of Don McLean’s song Vincent. Certainly I didn’t fall in love with the man himself; he was not, by any means, a paragon. Yet who wouldn’t fall in love with someone who inspired such lyrics […]