Not All Of Those Who Wander Are Lost | A Day In Amsterdam

If you ask me what my favorites cities are, Amsterdam is definitely one of them. And since it’s only half an hour from where I live, I go there whenever I can. So when I had a couple weeks off from school I went to Amsterdam a couple of times with my friends. Once for shopping and once for taking some scenery shots because I want to share some beautiful places Amsterdam has to offer.

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When we were in Amsterdam the weather was super weird. At first it was really foggy but later in the afternoon the sun started to shine. Since the weather wasn’t that great at first we decided to warm up with a hot cup of tea in a small cafe at the Spui. This is where there are some really nice cafes so we just picked a random one with a great view of the canals.

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And after we warmed up a little bit, we finally went to the Vondelpark. I feel really weird saying this but I hadn’t been to the Vondelpark before. I don’t know, but I just think that’s kind of weird since I go to Amsterdam a lot. Anyways… It is such a beautiful park. It reminded me a lot of Central Park, only smaller.

When you’re in the Vondelpark you see a lot of people running, walking their dogs, people picnicking (if it’s sunny of course) and more. I just really like to sit down and see what people do (creepy much haha).

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We also went to the I Amsterdam sign where a lot of tourist get their ultimate touristy photo taken. This is in front of the Rijksmuseum. To visit the Rijksmuseum is still on my bucket list for this year (I am definitely going there with my grandma) but since we didn’t go in, we decided to take a little walk in the garden of the Rijksmuseum. They had these really cute fairy lights in the trees and some really cool sculptures.

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When we got back to the centre part of Amsterdam we walked around the canals for a little bit and ended up at the nine streets (de 9 straatjes). In the nine streets are some of the most unique and fun stores and cafes. I think this has to be my favorite part of Amsterdam. Just because you keep walking by the canals (which are beautiful) and can visit such unique stores. I think you could spend a whole day just walking and exploring everything there.

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This is not all Amsterdam has to offer, so I’ll definitely write another blog post about some other places soon. Maybe a hotspots of an awesome cafe? Or my favorite spots to shop? Let me know what you would like to see from Amsterdam!

I just love the feeling I get when I am in Amsterdam, it just feels like home or something like that. I would really recommend to visit all of the places I talked about in here and just wander around as long as you can. Have you ever been to Amsterdam? And which of the places I talked about would you like to visit?

Love,

Neeltje

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  1. March 11, 2015 / 3:29 pm

    Wat een prachtige foto’s! Ik ben ook dol op Amsterdam. Heerlijke stad is het!

  2. March 11, 2015 / 3:36 pm

    Hele mooie foto’s! Ik moet ook echt snel weer een keer naar de 9 straatjes:)

  3. March 11, 2015 / 4:42 pm

    Hele mooie foto’s. En één van mijn favoriete quotes: not all of those who wander are lost. Leuk artikel!

  4. March 11, 2015 / 5:29 pm

    Wauw, wat een mooie foto’s!

  5. March 11, 2015 / 6:13 pm

    Wat een leuke dag! De foto’s zijn zo mooi<3

  6. March 11, 2015 / 6:18 pm

    So pretty! Amsterdam is zo’n geweldige stad. Love it. <3

  7. March 11, 2015 / 6:42 pm

    Wat een mooie foto’s!

  8. March 11, 2015 / 8:42 pm

    Oh I looooove Amsterdam! <3 Helaas is het een beetje ver weg van mij, maar ik kom er graag. Mooie foto's!

  9. March 11, 2015 / 8:54 pm

    Wauw prachtige foto’s! Ziet er echt heel gezellig uit! 😀

  10. March 11, 2015 / 9:12 pm

    I loved this post 🙂 Your photography is so dreamy and Amsterdam looks a beaut, it’s been on my travel wish list for such a long time X

  11. wendyvansoest
    March 11, 2015 / 11:45 pm

    Ja Amsterdam is een heerlijke stad. Ik blijf een Utrechter maar ga altijd graag naar Amsterdam 🙂

    XxX
    http://www.wendyvansoest.com

  12. junetwonl
    March 12, 2015 / 10:27 am

    wat een super mooie foto’s! amsterdam is een heel leuke stad!

  13. March 12, 2015 / 12:16 pm

    Wat een leuk artikel heb je gemaakt! Amsterdam is zeker een hele fijne stad!

  14. March 12, 2015 / 2:00 pm

    Helemaal mee eens! Liefde voor Amsterdam. De sfeer, de geur, de omgeving alles.. Heerlijk!

  15. March 14, 2015 / 4:24 pm

    Mooie foto’s. Ik zeg al een jaar dat ik naar Amsterdam wil, maar het komt er steeds niet van.

  16. merelmocking
    March 14, 2015 / 6:03 pm

    Hele mooie foto’s. Ben blij dat ik in Amsterdam woon haha.

  17. March 14, 2015 / 10:18 pm

    Amsterdam looks so beautiful! That is one place I’ve not been that I’d love to visit. Great photos!

    xoxo

    Kaley

    My Closet Life Blog

  18. March 15, 2015 / 12:47 am

    Amsterdam is voor mij echt een reisje 🙂 Ik vind de foto’s die je hebt gemaakt echt prachtig.

  19. March 15, 2015 / 12:41 pm

    wat een schitterende sfeervolle foto’s ! als ik in amsterdam ben red ik het nooit tot de 9 straatjes, ik verdwaal altijd uren in the american bookstore, zipper en river island en dan sluiten de winkels alweer 🙁
    xx ish
    Tiny Heart Beats

  20. xmmke
    March 16, 2015 / 6:55 pm

    Erg leuk foto’s! Je hebt een ontzettend leuke blog <3

  21. jade
    March 17, 2015 / 8:14 am

    WOW I am in love with your blog! Amazing post!!

    would love to know your thoughts on my new post Jadiee’sLittleBlog

    Have a nice day
    Jade

  22. March 17, 2015 / 2:31 pm

    Wat heb jij toch een prachtige blog, die foto’s, ik kan er uren naar kijken. Heel eigen, heel erg ‘jij’. Keep up the good work! 🙂
    Liefs,
    Frederique – http://fablefrique.com

  23. writingmonique
    March 18, 2015 / 8:23 am

    Wat een prachtige foto’s! Ik vind het raam van de winkel in 9 straatjes zo gaaf! Zo uniek, zoiets heb ik nog nooit gezien!

  24. March 18, 2015 / 8:28 pm

    Ik ben al 2 keer in Amsterdam geweest en ga in mei terug. Vind het een erg mooie en leuke stad! Het vondelpark vond ik echt genieten 🙂

  25. March 23, 2015 / 7:22 pm

    Absolutely love how you’ve edited the photos :)))

  26. March 30, 2015 / 3:59 am

    Ah! I keep trying to comment on this, but I think WordPress is glitchy! Anyway, these photos are gorgeous and it makes me all that more excited to eventually travel the beautiful city myself!
    xx
    Whitty
    http://www.whittyj.com

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