boats docked in a colorful canal

How to Spend One Day in Copenhagen, Denmark

Updated 2.28.2020:  As the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is a very vibrant city that truly comes alive this time of year. Known for its strong coffee culture, romantic canals and endless bike paths, this bustling, cosmopolitan city has lots of things to do and see. But what if you only have one day in Copenhagen […]

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Amsterdam on Foot

How to take a self-guided walking tour in Amsterdam

Updated 02.27.2020: Would you like to take a self-guided Amsterdam walking tour? City walking tours are great ways to explore European destinations like Amsterdam.  With its charming canals and laid-back rhythms, Amsterdam is a great place to explore on foot. In fact, I’ve already taken our boomer travel readers on a winter walking tour of […]

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Jordaan District Walking Tour With AmaWaterways

A Snowy Walking Tour in Amsterdam

When Alan and I boarded Amacello in Amsterdam for an AmaWaterways Rhine River Christmas Market cruise, we didn’t expect such a snowy welcome. But those white flakes didn’t keep us from exploring Amsterdam on a Jordaan District walking tour provided by the ship. In fact, the snow added to the fun of visiting the UNESCO World Heritage […]

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Riekermolen, an Amsterdam windmill

A foggy view at Riekermolen

Do you like Alan’s atmospheric photo of an Amsterdam windmill? Did you know that this shot wasn’t planned? The lens fogged up when Alan pulled out the camera to photograph Riekermolen, a windmill near Amsterdam that dates from 1636. And It proves that sometimes a camera mishap can turn out better than you think. We […]

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