Amsterdam, the Venice of the north?!? June 30th 2005 Whoever is responsible for coining that phrase was a shortsighted fool. Amsterdam is infinitely nicer and more interesting than Venice is, and even though they both share canals, it's still an insult to Amsterdam. Quick useless stat for people like me that love them: 70% of the Netherlands is under sea level. There you go, and now on with my journal.
During my time in Amsterdam I am stayin ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » North Holland » Amsterdam The Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized natio... ... read more
Traveling to new places is the spice of my life. It mixes things up and gives me exposure to all sorts of incredible new things. The only limiter to my travels is the age old problem of money. Regardless of this, I will always try to see at least one new place every year.
2007: Montreal, Canada (pending)
2006: New York City, USA
2005: France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden
2004: Quebec City, Canada
1996: London, England
1994: Australia... full info