Amsterdam: An Unexpected Love Affair

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I had never considered visiting Amsterdam. I don’t know why, but it was never on my radar. It was my friend’s lifetime dream to go, so being the amazing friend that I am, I agreed to add it to our itinerary.

And I fell completely and utterly in love with the city – its diversity, its openness, the architecture, the canals, the waffles, the fries with mayo, the cheese…(gosh darn it, stop thinking about the food and focus Cindy!)  Continue reading

Sweden: Driving to the MAX(burger)

Over the winter, my friend and I went to see the Northern Lights. And succeeded! Unfortunately, the lights were not really active until the day after we left, so we couldn’t take a great photo. We did see the green dancing spirits for about half an hour after driving for a total of about 10 hours north of Stockholm.  Continue reading