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Travel Lexx – 2016 In Review

Well, 2016 is almost over and it’s time to recap another 12 awesome months of travel. It was also my first full year of blogging as Travel Lexx and I’ve had an absolute blast along the way!

So, here are my highlights of 2016!

An Utrecht Day Trip

Utrecht day trip

Just 45 kilometres away from the canals, coffee shops and the Red Light District of Amsterdam is a city of Utrecht, the largest in the province of the same name. Despite being so close, it isn’t on many tourists’ itineraries who prefer to indulge in the capital’s pleasures.

Amsterdam Food Guide: My 6 Best Places to Eat and Drink

When people think of food in Amsterdam they are likely to name waffles, pancakes and fries. While these are all great, there is so much more to the Dutch capital’s culinary scene. During my recent visit I went on a hunt for good, healthy food and found some great options and managed to indulge a bit too!

King’s Day in Amsterdam: 7 Ways to Celebrate Like a Local

King's Day in Amsterdam

Koningsdag, or King’s Day, is one of the most important dates in the Dutch calendar. The birthday of the King of Netherlands is a national holiday and is celebrated country-wide with events, festivals and street parties. The capital is a great place to join the biggest street party of the year and I decided to join the festivities myself this April.

Latest Travel Plans

I tend to be quite spontaneous when it comes to travel but as I wrote on the blog a few weeks back, travel shows are a great opportunity to book some trips for the coming year at great prices.

Since booking those, however, I have managed to book another three trips for 2016 (I really don’t know how I am going to afford all of them!).