The capital of the Netherlands and located in the providence of Holland, Amsterdam is only a two-hour flight from Florence. With more than five million visitors annually, be sure not to miss out on this amazing city that has a variety to see, do, and eat! As a study abroad student, it is no secret […]

Dutch-tastic Foods

The 3 must try foods on your visit to The Netherlands  Poffertjes Small fluffy pancakes topped with powdered sugar and butter. Traditionally sold at outdoor markets or street venders in the fall or winter. The special shallow pan they are made in gives them an irresistible and perfectly puffy texture. Poffertjes can also be served with […]

Amsterdam: History of the Red Light District

From sex shops to brothels, most rumors you have heard about the infamous Red Light District in Amsterdam (or Rossebuurt as the locals call it) are probably true. Women poised in red-fringed windows show off their bodies and offer more than just a peep-show in private parlor rooms to people passing by in the street.  Amsterdam is the […]