What’s the coolest bar you’ve been to?
Call us crazy, but we were actually somewhat underwhelmed by Amsterdam. Perhaps it’s because we had spent so much time already in its sister, Rotterdam, that it just didn’t amaze us all that much. Additionally, there were a LOT of people – most of them on bikes. We had to be careful to not get run over as we tried to walk the city.
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Where have you found awesome sculptures or statues?
Den Haag is another popular day trip from Rotterdam. We were fortunate enough to have some locals to go with us, and it was a lovely day!
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What day trip would you do again in a heartbeat?
Delft is a quaint town and a fun day trip from Rotterdam! We instantly fell in love with the winding alleys, the tight lines of buildings, and the leaning towers. We even had to find a wooden shoe to pose in!
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What’s a funny mistake you’ve made in your travels?
Holland is known for their windmills. We wanted to photograph some while we were there, but we weren’t too keen on going all the way out to Kinderdijk (the crowds it also draws didn’t sound too appealing, either).
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What kind of museums do you enjoy?
We aren’t generally big on museums, but some locals recommended we check out the SS Rotterdam. With 11 decks and a massive engine room, there was plenty to explore.
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Where do you like to bike?
Rotterdam is a particularly bike friendly city. We had to be careful when crossing the street that we didn’t get run over. With lots of bike lanes and ample bike storage garages such as these, there’s no reason to not take yours out for a spin!
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What kinds of markets do you like to visit?
If you wind up in Rotterdam, do yourself a favor and check out the really cool Markthal. Located right in the center of town (within spitting distance of the Cube Houses), this indoor market is a fascinating place to visit.
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Where have you seen the coolest architecture?
Rotterdam is known for its unique architecture. When the city was leveled during WWII, the city voted to start fresh rather than rebuild what was there. This created a city with an architecturally young center.
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Would you sleep in a cube house?
The Cube Houses of Rotterdam are a fascinating example of modern architecture! In fact, it was a picture of these unique buildings that originally inspired our trip to the Netherlands.
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