Monthly Archives: May 2013

Riding RandstadRail in The Netherlands

You’ve got to admit, if there’s one thing that Europe may just do better than the US, it’s public transportation. Sure some of our major cities, like New York, Portland, Boston and Chicago, have great rail networks to transport people within the city, but when it comes to getting between cities, this a culture that prefers to fly or (for […]

Hotels Near Schiphol Airport

As major an airport in Europe as Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is, you’d think it would be so enormous that it would require being set far away from the city center. In reality, it takes a scant half-hour by train to get from Centraal Station to Schiphol (or vice versa), so you may not necessarily need an airport hotel at Schiphol […]