When I travel, there are a lot of things I try to look out for. But there's one particular travel goal that perhaps sets me apart from many other travelers. I love visiting Olympic stadiums.
The Royal Palace of Amsterdam was originally built to be the Town Hall. It is now used by Queen Beatrix for official functions during state visits and other official receptions.
Apart from travel, theatre is one of my passions. I've been involved with theatre since 2003, and I do my best to watch plays and musicals when I get the chance. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, then, that I watched three shows during my two weeks in Europe.
A City Card is a tourist card (or ticket) that’s valid for up to three days and provides the bearer free entry to certain attractions and a host of other privileges. I picked up three-day cards in Amsterdam and Berlin. But were they worth it?
Amsterdam Centraal is Amsterdam’s central railway station. It was opened in 1889 and designed by Pierre Cuypers and A. L. van Gendt. You can see the grandness of the structure. To me, it evokes feelings of great adventure ahead.
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It has been three weeks since I returned from my first ever trip to Europe. The high of that trip is long gone, but I still get mild doses of enjoyment whenever I reminisce about my two short weeks there.
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In just a few hours, I will be boarding Lufthansa flight LH 791 from Singapore to Munich. And for two weeks, I’ll be living out one of my personal travel goals and dreams.
photo by Giorgio Tomassett @ Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 In July 2009, I declared my plans to travel to Europe in May 2010. I renewed my commitment to this plan on my 27th birthday. Four days later, I got the call to work in Singapore, and my plans had to be put on hold. When my...