Cycled into town to see the world's first MDMA shop, open for one day only. Admittedly, more a publicity stunt by the Jonge Democraten to get signatures for legalising XTC but it was very well executed with lots of people explaining exactly why they want the Dutch government to consider it. Who knows, maybe it will be another regular feature in Amsterdam soon...?
Over three years ago I left full-time employment and began a new career as a freelance copywriter in order to travel long-terms and pursue my love of writing. I've learnt a lot since then and made a lot of mistakes, so here's a rundown of the lessons I've learned and all the things I wish I'd known as a beginner freelancer.
Staying in self-catering accommodation is my favourite and after 2.5 years of over 30 holiday houses and apartments, I've put together a list of tips to help you choose the best self-catered accommodation for your next #travel adventure, whatever that may be.
This morning I attended a course all about getting to know my borrowed country, the Netherlands. It was interesting, enlightening and gave me a new list of places I really want to see... It was also held in an amazing location, the beautiful Het Grachtenhuis museum. If you're also an expat or international resident in NL I highly recommend checking out www.dutch-discoveries.nl for more information!
I'm a Londoner turned wanderer who has been nomadic since October 2011. I write a blog about travel, freelancing and following your dreams. I also write and self-publish fiction. And I write words for websites, magazines, brochures and blogs as a copywriter.