Amsterdam is a romantic, intriguing, and historical place. Known for its winding canals and tiny houses, the city is a delight to explore. Setting out with your map and camera can produce hours of entertainment alone, but it’s always fun to partake in the local tourist activities. As its popularity in Europe increases, Amsterdam can be a bit pricey for budget travelers and backpackers. Those extra euros here and there start to make a big difference. Here, I’ve assembled a guide of budget tips for traveling on the cheap in Amsterdam. They are based mostly on my own mistakes and discoveries in Amsterdam.
New York City is the iconic cultural capital of the United States. Made up of five distinct boroughs, this city is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world. Each neighborhood has its own culture, history, and identity that offers something unique for all visitors. With so much to do and see, visitors can quickly become overwhelmed with the sheer number of possibilities. And unfortunately, due to inexperience, many travelers will make the same mistakes. I’ve assembled this guide to help you avoid some of the major time-wasters and tourist traps of this bustling, spirited city.