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When it Rains in Amsterdam

It rains in Amsterdam a lot and when it does there are some of Europe’s most amazing museums and historical sights to visit. The Van Gough Museum, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum, and Anne Frank House reside in Amsterdam and provide shelter from the rain while expanding knowledge, culture, and inspiring awe. The Van Gough Museum is my favorite of the bunch and well worth the 18 Euro admission fee. It is a crowded museums with 5 floors of Van Gough’s works and a light and sculpture exhibit that was a fun change of pace. In the photo above Lauren and I Read More

Antwerp on a Rainy Day

Antwerp, or Antwerpen, was a last minute addition to my Belgian vacation schedule. I was only in Antwerp two short days but I made the most of them despite one day of completely dreary weather. Arriving into Antwerp Central train station was amazing! Such a beautiful structure. On my rainy day self-guided tour, the Cathedral of our Lady was my favorite stop in Antwerp besides the gorgeous train station. As it was intended, the church houses art works by Paul Rubens and more making for a spectacular sight. Opened in the year 1521, Cathedral of our Lady took 169 years Read More