5 Hidden Gems near Popular Destinations

The world is full of fascinating places, some well-known, some overrun with tourists and others rarely explored. Like you, I am always up for a challenge and thrive in getting out of my comfort zone. So here follows a handpicked selection of towns, cities and regions from around the globe that are ideal for day trips or as alternatives to their more famous neighbors.

Photo Friday: Amsterdam

This week’s Photo Friday is all about Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. It’s full of canals, red lights, history, and charm – and it has something for everyone.