Houses in Brighton

Why Brighton Deserves a Stop on Your UK Itinerary

Many bandy around the title of “most gay-friendly city in the UK” for Brighton as if that’s a bad thing. Truth be told, that was one of the reasons Scott and I wanted to visit in the first place. A city that is not only accepting of different genders, races, sexual preferences and coffee orders…

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Playing Tourist for a Day in Amsterdam

Playing Tourist for a Day in Amsterdam

When you live somewhere day in, day out, you tend to take it for granted. You don’t explore, you don’t really take photos (unless it’s for Instagram’s sake) and you don’t visit museums or tourist attractions. And when I say “you”, I of course mean “I”. I’ve been very guilty of this ever since I…

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The Upstairs Pancake House (Upstairs Pannenkoeken)

The Upstairs Pancake House (Upstairs Pannenkoeken)

When were were in the U.S. for Thanksgiving, we watched the Amsterdam episode of Anthony Bourdain’s old Travel Channel show The Layover with Scott’s parents. It was the first time we had watched a travel show about Amsterdam since we moved here, and it was fun to be able to point out places familiar to…

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