Layover in Amsterdam? Visiting Amsterdam VS staying at Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam Schiphol is one of the world's busiest airports, and a popular layover destination for connecting flights. If you've never been to Amsterdam before, this layover could be a blessing in...

Can you leave the airport during a layover?

For some people, a layover is a frustration that elongates an already long journey. For others, it's potentially an opportunity to explore a city that they otherwise hadn't planned on visiting. It...

Knives from Solingen: Visiting Germany’s knife-making capital

  Solingen, a small town in North Rhine-Westphalia, is home to several of the world's top knife and cutlery producers. Unless you're a chef or someone with an interest in luxury kitchenware, there's...

5 great souvenirs to bring back from Greece

While Greece, like most other destinations in the world, has its fair share of tacky souvenirs like fridge magnets and t-shirts, it also has plenty of great products that make thoughtful...

What are the best things to buy in Germany?

A piece of the Berlin Wall, a cheap Drindl, some lederhosen, an Ampelmann t-shirt - there's no shortage of souvenirs that you can bring back from Germany. But, are they really the...