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10 Things to do in Amsterdam for Free

  Amsterdam is one of those places you must visit if you would like to spend time in a city that has much to offer. From villas possessed by rich merchants to vivid parks with splashes of stunning colors, Amsterdam has it all. This wonderful city is well-known for its canals & its cruises, its [...]

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Top 4 Most Popular Backpacker Destinations in Europe

Europe has an undeniable reputation for being a backpacker’s paradise. Whether you are looking to immerse yourself in the culture of the region, gaze upon historical artefacts or embark on the party of a lifetime, you’ll find it all in the cities and countries of Europe. For some great inspiration, when planning your next backpacking adventure, be sure [...]

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How much does it cost to travel in the Netherlands for 5 days?

Hello! I write a detailed budget report about my travel expenses for every city I visit and every Euro Trip I make. I do this not only to track my own expenses, but also to show you how much it really cost to travel in Europe. In my budget reports I always include an extremely detailed breakdown [...]

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Jurriaan, perpetual traveler from Amsterdam

My adventures around the world has always been extremely interesting and unique because of the locals I met and hangout with. To me, travel has always been about the people you meet and how they ultimately change you. In this section of Dream Euro Trip I interview smart, interesting, and beautiful locals that I think [...]

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How much does it cost to travel in Amsterdam for 3 days?

Here’s my travel expenses breakdown of my 3-day trip in Amsterdam, Netherlands. I am very transparent with my expenses because what’s a budget travel website without actually talking about money and the actual cost of traveling? See All Travel Budget Reports     How much does it cost to travel in Amsterdam for 3 days? [...]

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The Gypset’s Essential Guide to Amsterdam on a Budget

Amsterdam is one of my favorite European cities not because of sex, drugs and Dutch beers. The city is so much more than these. It definitely deserves more than a visit of its coffee shops and the Red Light District. There are many things to see, do and experience in this vibrant city. If you [...]

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Road Tripping across the Netherlands

Something glorious is about to happen. From above, Netherlands looked absolutely flat. Houses and windmills. A puzzle board. Neat rows of square and rectangular fields.   My friend Arnoud picked me up at Schipol International Airport. I jokingly asked him to print my name on a cardboard and wait for me in the Arrivals Hall. [...]

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Stuff Dutch People Like

This post is not written to make fun of Dutch people (I love them!) but to spotlight some idiosyncrasies of the Dutch culture that I find amusing and interesting. Of course commentaries like this are juxtaposed with my own background as a Filipino. What I find interesting might not be interesting to another person from [...]

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The Traveler’s Essential Guide to Dutch Cinema

Dutch cinema is not that popular worldwide because the Dutch film industry is small and there is no international market for Dutch films. Although it is relatively small, there have been a few successful films that placed Dutch cinema in the global stage. The lasting success of Dutch film was mostly under the influence of [...]

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Daily Dose of Europe: Rotterdam, Netherlands

My friend Arnoud took me on a road trip and we ended up in Rotterdam. It is the second largest city in Netherlands. The Rotterdam port is the largest in Europe and it used to be the busiest port in the world until Shanghai superseded it in 2004. We took a ride up the Euromast to have [...]

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