Welcome to Oslo, Norway: the most expensive city in Europe

Well, the headline pretty much sums up this leg of our journey. After flying out of Schipohl Airport in Amsterdam and landing in Oslo, Norway, Sarah and I were immediately shocked by the horrendously high prices — $8 USD tall Americano at Starbucks? But…why? We had prepared ourselves for the unpreventable blow to our wallets due … More Welcome to Oslo, Norway: the most expensive city in Europe

Amsterdam Part 2 – Red Light District, flea markets and new friends

On our second night in Amsterdam, we wanted to have a little fun. We tried to rally a few of the other hostel guests to come into the city with us but only managed to convince our one new buddy, Corbin. We planned to go to a bar or club in the city and pass … More Amsterdam Part 2 – Red Light District, flea markets and new friends

First look at Amsterdam: Canals, Van Gogh Museum and the Royal Palace

Sarah and I were in Amsterdam for only three nights and two full days. With so much to do and so little time, we did our best to pack as much as we could into our brief stay. We took different flights to Amsterdam, and she arrived hours before I did and checked us in … More First look at Amsterdam: Canals, Van Gogh Museum and the Royal Palace