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Amsterdam, October 2016

Amsterdam is so much fun, it was such a treat to visit once more and hang out along the canals in that special “Dutch Masters” sunshine!

We visited our favourite Ethiopian restaurant, Lalibela; our go-to local beer pub, Het Arendsnest and timeless classic restaurant Tuin10.

The last time we were in Amsterdam was in April, and that was for a job interview so it was much less relaxed a trip than this one! Continue reading Amsterdam, October 2016


New Flickr Set – Amsterdam, January 2014

We had another weekend in Amsterdam: a relaxing few days with no real plans except enjoying a mini-break. Tom had tickets to Ajax vs PSV (? I think?!) on the Sunday and on the Saturday we had dinner with some people.

We stayed in the Jordaan area for this trip – right near the Noordermarkt. Normally we stay closer to the Pijp district, so it was interesting to really be embedded in a different area of the city. We did visit a couple of our usual favourites: Bakers & Roasters cafe for brunch (absolutely delicious!) and Workcycles to drool over their gorgeous Oma and Gr8 frames.

I added a few photos to Flickr from the trip. Continue reading New Flickr Set – Amsterdam, January 2014