I don’t know what I expected Holland to be like. Hearing stories about Amsterdam’s famous red light district and their relaxed laws for Marijuana, one tends to think that the areas around Amsterdam would probably be a little rough. We were staying just twenty to thirty minutes outside of the city of temptation but there were no signs of anything like that. In fact, it was quite the opposite, with quiet towns full of very friendly people and farms as far as you could see. The landscape is beautiful and filled with cows and sheep to make the cheese that the Dutch are so famous for. Luckily we rented a car and will be able to explore the roads at our own pace. So far Holland is looking good. The only temptation I see are the giant cheese wheels that I want to eat.
We arrived to Rome after a very long 16-hour travel day with a short layover in Moscow. It was late and we were tired. Thankfully we had a driver picking us up at the airport. As we made the 30-minute journey to our hotel I was amazed at how many people were out at nearly 11pm. Many were eating dinner and drinking wine, several visiting old buildings and churches. The first thing that struck me was Continue Reading