You can easily spend a fortune in the Netherland’s gorgeous capital city. The city is loaded with theaters, concert halls, art galleries and museums. Travelers tend to spend their money on Amsterdam’s infamous bars and cannabis coffee shops, but there are plenty of other bargains to be found in this city. Here are five things to do in Amsterdam that won’t break your budget, and five things that you can do for free.
2011 was another great year for travel for a gal like me. After taking on the role of President of Reach To Teach Recruiting this year, I expected that my travel time would go down, but my new position ended up bringing me a lot more travel opportunities than I was anticipating. Here are the incredible places that I traveled to in 2011.
magine being aboard a sinking oil rig and bring set out into the icy oil-slicked waters in one of these tiny orange survival pods. Some adventure travelers might actually be headed to the Pod Hotel in The Hague, Netherlands to live out this particular little fantasy, while others might simply go for the novelty of saying they slept in something that resembles the underwater capsule that Steve Zissou and his crew made famous in The Life Aquatic.