Carter Bar & Kitchen, Amsterdam NL

While working in Amsterdam a few years ago I had the pleasure of dining at some great restaurants, there were many to be found. One place I really enjoyed was called Carter Bar & Kitchen. Read on…

B&W Photography, Amsterdam NL

Photography is my art. I love taking photos and trying to compose a nice scene to make a subject look interesting. Most of my photography is of buildings and places but I like to take pictures of almost anything that I think really captures the look and feel of a person, place or thing.

Various Pubs, Amsterdam NL

August 2013 I’ve been to Amsterdam numerous times, all for work. I think I know this place pretty well by now. I recently traveled again this year to Amsterdam for work during June and again in July and found the food and dining there to be absolutely outstanding!  So many choices of great food and…

Lunchcafe Blom, Amsterdam NL

August 2013 One day for lunch I was walking thru the local streets in Amsterdam for a while before I came upon a cafe who’s entire front side of the restaurant was opened up making it a sort of an inside/outside restaurant which was cool to see and made for a really nice ambiance. Lunchcafe…

House of Bols Experience, Amsterdam NL

August 2013 While visiting a few art museums in Amsterdam during a past trip, I found this interesting place across the street from where I was at and had to go over and check it out…. House of Bols is located at Paulus Potterstraat 14 1071 CZ Amsterdam, NL. Phone +31 20 5708575  Website https://bols.com/experience/ Here’s the…

Ristorante Savini, Amsterdam NL

August 2013 While working in Amsterdam I dined out nightly at the local restaurants.  There were many great ones to choose from, all featuring authentic dishes of many different cultures. This night I dined outside at an Italian restaurant called Ristorante Savini, Cucina Italiana. Located at Spuistraat 1D, 1012 SP Amsterdam, their website can be…

Stock Cafe, Amsterdam NL

August 2013 While in Amsterdam I discovered a drink I’d never heard of or tried before. Mint tea. So simple, fresh mint, hot water, honey. Stir all ingredients together and enjoy. I found I really like this tea for breakfast. Stock Cafe can be found at Hotel The Exchange, Damrak 50h · 1012 LL ·…

House of Bols Experience, Amsterdam NL

While visiting a few art museums I found this place across the street and had to check it out…. House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience A visit to The House of Bols, Cocktail & Genever Experience on the Museumplein square in Amsterdam, is a unique adventure and an unforgettable interactive experience of the glamorous world…

Lunchcafe Blom, Amsterdam NL

One day for lunch I walked thru the streets for a while before I came upon a cafe who’s entire front of the restaurant was opened up making it a sort of inside/outside restaurant which was cool to see and made for a nice ambiance. The name of the place was Lunchcafe Blom and they…

Sandwich Simplicity at its finest

One of the things I found I enjoyed the most while traveling in Europe, was a simple deli sandwich. What made them exceptionally good was the fact that everything was very fresh, especially the baked breads.  A good fresh sourdough baguette always makes for one very delicious sandwich! This sandwich was one of my favorites,…