Day 24 – Amsterdam

We booked a countryside bike tour through Mike’s Bikes Tours for €25. It was by far the cheapest tour I found online. This was another tour where the group was large – we were split into 3 groups with different guides, who took each group separate ways through the city. Interestingly, in Amsterdam bikes have…

Day 23 – Amsterdam

We had planning on joining a free walking tour, but that didn’t end up happening. Instead, we decided to explore the city.  Our hotel had a selection of ‘mini-tickets’ that have various discounts or free gifts from different places if you present them, so we took quite a few. Our first stop was Kattenkabinet, a…

Day 22 – Bonn & Nurburg

We arrived in Bonn thinking it would be quiet, but it was time for Beethovenfest!  Market stalls, food, and live music going on everywhere! It was really interesting. Since it was 8pm by the time we got to our hotel, we ventured out for food and to enjoy the music. Our sole reason for visiting…

Days 18, 19, 20 & 21 – Switzerland

I’ve decided to do this all as one post, because we stayed with family and didn’t do much at all. We stayed in Fribourg (Canton of Fribourg), which is in the French speaking part of Switzerland; about 30km from Bern and 100km from Geneva.  On our first day, we explored the town of Fribourg, where…