Amsterdam Photos

Here are a few photos from my trip to Amsterdam a couple of weeks ago. Hope you enjoy!

Nothing says “we’re really excited to see you” like a giant inflatable tulip…or something…just outside the airport.

Schiphol Airport inflatable tulip

I stayed at the Hampshire Hotel – The Manor Amsterdam when I was in the city last year. It’s a lovely hotel with a great staff and comfortable rooms. But somehow I blocked out the rather bold decor from my mind. It all came back to me once I left the very neutral lobby. I mean, how could I possibly forget this? The “X marks the spot” theme is based on the city’s coat of arms. I figured XXX is pretty apropos for Amsterdam.

Hampshire Hotel - The Manor Amsterdam red xxx interior hall

City Scenes

Food!

Fantastic Dutch apple pie at Cafe Winkel and Dutch pancakes at the smallest restaurant in Amsterdam, Upstairs Pannenkoeken (capacity, 4 tables), complete with typical Dutch staircase that is so steep and narrow that it’s more like a ladder.

Sherlocked

My group did the Sherlocked Escape Room. Escape rooms aren’t really my thing but I have to say that this one was very well done and a lot of fun. Highly recommend! We successfully escaped the room, which makes me now a member of the Crossed Key Society (see my shiny membership pin!).


Check out my other pics and posts on Amsterdam!

Tell us what's on your mind!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s