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Maps ‘N Bags is an online travel resource covering stories about many countries around the world. All content and stories are written by freelance writers and travelers sharing their honest experiences and research.

Almost ten years ago, I moved to the Netherlands and took every opportunity I could to discover all corners of this tiny and adorable country!

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But, it wasn’t that easy to find information online about other Dutch cities as most of the international community apparently only knows Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and The Hague.

Don’t get me wrong. I love those places. I lived in Amsterdam and am absolutely in love with that place.

However, the Netherlands is far more than this city, and that’s exactly what I want to share with you: the Netherlands, including Amsterdam and beyond.

So Maps ‘N Bags is all about my field-tested travel tips and itineraries. No BS, irrealistic stuff.

Yaaay! Now there we’re friends, check out some of our articles below so you can travel smarter and better!

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Tuesday 18th of June 2019

Congrats for this amazing blog!

Bruna Venturinelli

Thursday 4th of July 2019

Thanks for your kind words, Day! <3

Angelo P. De Castro

Wednesday 8th of August 2018

I think you are pretty woman and yes selfie and you is a good combination. I wish you luck, however i don t believe you need it because you already have the most important thing: courage

Bruna Venturinelli

Thursday 9th of August 2018

Thanks so much, Angelo! Your kind words mean a lot to me!