Things To Do in Nijmegen Netherlands by JetSettingFools.com

Things To Do in Nijmegen, Netherlands

Nijmegen, Netherlands; it’s nice to meet you. Our first introduction to the historic and beautiful city was when we agreed to housesit in the nearby village of Beek-Ubbergen for two months. However, on our trips into the city, we quickly learned that there are numerous things to do in Nijmegen!… Read the rest


Christmas Markets near Nijmegen, Netherlands by JetSettingFools.com

3 Christmas Markets near Nijmegen, Netherlands

What is it about vendors selling local wares from huts clustered together in a central square that is so appealing? Is it the twinkling lights that are draped on the trees? The sound of music that fills the air? The chill that is warmed by wood-burning fires?… Read the rest


Walking Tour Amsterdam, Sight Seeing Amsterdam in one day

One day in Amsterdam Self-Guided Walking Tour: 15 sights to see

Amsterdam is a city that is both historic and progressive, elegant and bawdy. There are 17th-century canals and trendy cannabis coffee shops. Grand, gabled houses line the streets, while a neon glow emanates from the Red Light District. Bicycles outnumber the human population and the city’s long history of beer is being revolutionized by craft brewers.… Read the rest


Dutch Cuisine 17 Must Try Things To Eat in the Netherlands by JetSettingFools.com

Dutch Cuisine: 17 things to eat in the Netherlands

Before arriving in the Netherlands, the only thing we knew about local Dutch cuisine was cheese and Dutch apple pie. While the idea of gorging on nothing but these Dutch delicacies sounded appealing, during our two-month stay in the city of Nijmegen, we sampled a variety of delicious Netherlands food.… Read the rest


Top 5 Things To Do in Haarlem, Netherlands by JetSettingFools.com

Top 5 Things to Do in Haarlem, Netherlands

When we arrived in the Netherlands, we had three full days in the country before we boarded a boat for our European River Cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest. At first, we (logically) considered staying in Amsterdam – a city that we love and one that can easily entertain us for weeks – but we were on a streak of visiting new places (Primostek, Slovenia; Riga, Latvia and Tallinn, Estonia were our previous stops) and we were in a new-city groove.… Read the rest


Housesitting for the holidays: Stories from around the world

Housesitting for the holidays: Stories from around the world

Housesitting for the holidays is a new concept for us. From the moment we agreed to housesit near Nijmegen, Netherlands from mid-November to the end of January, we began pondering how we would celebrate (American) Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. What are the local traditions? Will we get a tree and decorations?… Read the rest