“Brood” in Dutch means bread, hence the natural progression to “broodje”, which means “sandwich”. There is truly a smorgasbord of different kinds of broodje and places that specialize in them. It doesn’t sound too much different than in the US, I’ll admit. But I’m curious if broodje, is not just a sandwich, but any bread […]

amsterdam, the arrival

How do I begin? Well, I guess Day 1 started with an empty corpse shell (me) practically dragging her bags through Amsterdam Schiphol Airport still mostly drunk from the flight (which was totally worth it). I rescinded my prior courageous and thrifty plan of navigating the GVB public transit system to reach my hotel (see […]