Tag: Netherlands

Hotel Reviews: Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam and Doubletree Amsterdam Centraal Station

This is part 13 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here. My plans for accommodations in Amsterdam went through several iterations, including Airbnb, one night at the new Hyatt Regency, one night at the new Kimpton
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Two Days in Amsterdam: Over It

This is part 12 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here. I spent two days in Amsterdam on this trip, which was the only repeat destination of the two weeks. I’d previously visited with my study
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Exploring Rotterdam and Kinderdijk

This is part 11 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here. Of the three countries I visited on this trip, the Netherlands was the only one I’d been to before, and the only one I didn’t
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Hotel Reviews: Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam and Hilton Rotterdam

This is part 10 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here. I only spent two nights in Rotterdam but split the stay between two hotels in order to take advantage of a great IHG Accelerate promotion
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K is for Kafkaesque: KLM Cityhopper Bergen to Amsterdam and train connection

This is part 9 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here. KLM Cityhopper Flt. 1186 Bergen to Amsterdam, ERJ-190 Sch. Dep. 10:45am   Sch. Arr. 12:30pm Act. Dep. 11:45am   Act. Arr. 1:20pm As always, you should expect
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Cha-cha-changes . . . A Career Transition & my Norway/Netherlands/Malta Trip Preview

I don’t directly talk about my actual job on this blog much, but some changes on that front have several direct implications on my travel and blogging, and since I don’t have any other blog, I’ll share this news here. For a little over three years, I’ve had the privilege to serve as an attorney
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Trip Report: MGallery The Convent Hotel Amsterdam

Sometimes a great stay at a hotel makes your next stay harder.   I don’t *think* that’s what happened with my stay in Amsterdam though.  I just think the hotel was weird. When I was first booking this trip, I was shocked at how expensive Amsterdam hotels were.  I’d decided to use Priority Club points to
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Trip Report: New York to Warsaw via Amsterdam on KLM

Flt  KL 642  Dep. JFK 6:00pm, Arr. AMS 7:15am, Boeing 777, Economy Comfort Flt  KL 1363 Dep. AMS 10:05am, Arr. WAW 11:45am, Boeing 737, Economy This weekend I’m in Warsaw and Amsterdam, having flown on KLM, taking advantage of a great $350 all-inclusive fare that I’ve talked about here and here. KLM flights operate out
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