If you're planning a trip to Singapore, you've probably read about the Gardens by the Bay and other things to do in Singapore a million times. Don't worry; this guide written by a Singaporean resident focuses on off the beaten path Singapore with unusual places to visit in Singapore for embracing your inner hipster (or just having some great local food/drinks).
Guest post courtesy of Singapore resident Cal from SingaporeNBeyond. Keep reading for insider advice for visiting Singapore on where to find off the beaten path Singapore and some unique places in Singapore that you won't find elsewhere. ;)
If you're looking into visiting Brunei, you're probably considering visiting the capital of Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB as the locals say). The capital of Brunei will surprise you regarding how many things to do in Bandar Seri Begawan you'll find and for free. Keep reading for a guide to Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei.
If you're planning a trip to Kolkata (formally known as Calcutta), prepare to EAT all the delicious and famous Kolkata foods that make Bengali food distinct. Read tips from a local (Chandrima) on where to buy the best Bengali food in Kolkata and what Bengali dishes to try in Kolkata. Keep reading for a Kolkata food guide by a local in this guest post to make you properly hungry....
Hello beer lovers in Amsterdam. We are beer lovers who lived in the beautiful city of Amsterdam for over 2 years and this is a list of the best beer in Amsterdam. If you're visiting Amsterdam for a stag-do or just a normal visit, this is a list of the best breweries in Amsterdam. Before you say Heineken, this is about Dutch beer besides Heineken and where to drink craft beer in Amsterdam with our favorite craft beer bars from Amsterdam breweries with a free map! Proost.
If you're figuring out what to do in Brussels and you're a chocolate lover, you must try Belgian chocolate—and do a chocolate tasting in Brussels. I did a lot of research before coming and I got what seemed like the best chocolate tour in Brussels. This is an independent review of the Groovy Brussels chocolate tour in Brussels with the best chocolatiers in Brussels.
Wondering what people drink in the Netherlands? This post is an in depth introduction to alcohol in the Netherlands. Today, my husband and bring you an article that is over two years in the making: 13 different liqueurs and spirit drinks that you should try in the Netherlands. When I'm visiting a new place, I love to try to try the local food and drink specialities.... and beyond Heineken and jenever, most people don't know what to drink in the Netherlands. Whether you're a foodie after the local Dutch drink specialties, someone visiting Amsterdam for the first time, or just a Dutchie interested in trying some new things, this post is for you. Not all of these are popular drinks in the Netherlands, but you might be surprised by how much you love some of these alcoholic beverages in the Netherlands.
Many of these are quite strong, so we recommend trying these slowly over the course over a longer time period responsibly. You will not find some of Dutch alcohols easily. This guide comes with a FREE printable/downloadable PDF of traditional Dutch alcohol at the bottom to show to your bartender and/or local liquor store as we know how hard it is pronounce some of these names.
Amsterdam is a city to RELAX in. I’m not talking about the abundant weed, but about the gezellig (cozy) atmosphere that you’ll find in this city. Take your time to sit back to enjoy the passing bikes, unique architecture, and beautiful canals among the many things to do and delicious things to eat. I'm a proud Amsterdam resident and this is an ultimate guide to Amsterdam with all the questions that I feel like I’ve been asked most often. Find out how many days to spend in Amsterdam, get advice on what are the “must-sees”, where to stay in Amsterdam, what to eat in Amsterdam, which museums to visit in Amsterdam (and skip!), what to do before you arrive in Amsterdam, how to get from the airport to the city...and more!
As a born-and-raised Melbournian, I will tell anybody that listens that this is truly the best city! Melbourne has been voted the ‘most liveable city in the world’ by the Economist for 6 consecutive years now. However, Australia is not a budget-friendly country for travelers. With a decent cup of coffee costing between $3-$5, it can be easy to see where all of our money goes (You must have at least ONE world-famous Melbourne coffee!) This post is the attempt of a local Melbournian helping you navigate my hometown on $20 AUD or less a day. Includes tips for what to eat in Melbourne under $15 AUD and what to do in Melbourne for free. FREE downloadable Google Map that you can use offline at the bottom!
Guest Post courtesy of native Melbournian Kirstin from The Roaming Street! Keep reading for insider advice for visiting Melbourne and the best things to do in melbourne on a budget!
Traveling Europe can be expensive, but eating in Amsterdam doesn't need to be--if you know where to go. As an Amsterdam resident who loves travel and food, I'm constantly searching for cheap, delicious, and local food that is less than 10 euros, including a drink. Cheap doesn't need to be crappy or unhealthy, so here's the best restaurants to eat at in Amsterdam (including Centre and the Jordaan). Keep reading for my off the beaten path budget guide for foodies or just a list of the best cheap restaurants in Amsterdam!
Maastricht is one of most charming cities in the Netherlands and it can be easily explored in a weekend. The city is perfect for a slow, romantic weekend away from Amsterdam spent exploring a beautiful cathedral bookstore, strolling the tangled streets, touring historic caves, and eating/drinking delicious regional cuisine at affordable prices. For architecture and food lovers, Maastricht is a city that you will not want to leave off any trip to the Netherlands.
Karen & Jacob. American expats and cat lovers from New York City and Kentucky who lived in Amsterdam.... Then, Paris. (Confusing, we know!) Now, we're living in The Hague, the Netherlands.
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