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What You Could Get in Groningen for $10 – 6 Fun, Budget-Friendly Things to Do Around the City

After covering various cities in the Netherlands, from Amsterdam to a few off-the-beaten-path destinations like Utrecht and Haarlem, today we’re going back to the Netherlands to see how far you could get in one of the cities there under $10. This time, we’re going to the north and explore a few budget-friendly things to do in Groningen! 

This week, we have Cynthia and Alexander from Travel Your Memories to share their experience exploring the city for under $10. Read on to find out a few budget-friendly activities in Groningen! 

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What You Could Get in Rotterdam for $10 – Things to Enjoy in the Large Yet Underrated City in the Netherlands

Hi everyone!

It’s August, the month of Indonesia’s independence day and guess what? On the week of my nation’s independence day, we’re going to cover one of the cities in the country that colonized us in the past: the Netherlands.

Thanks to Maartje and Sebastiaan of The Orange Backpack, we’re going to find out what options we could have to spend our $10 in Rotterdam.

So after Amsterdam and Haarlem, how much could we travel around the Netherlands on the budget? Check this out!

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What You Could Get in Amsterdam for $10 – Roam Around the City on a Budget

After we covered Haarlem a couple of months ago, I’m so glad that I’ve finally got a chance to cover the capital city of the Netherlands: Amsterdam!

Coming from Indonesia, the country that was formerly known as the Dutch Indies, Amsterdam has become one of the major holiday destinations for Indonesians. And even if you’re not from Indonesia like I am, Amsterdam is still one of the most popular cities to visit in Europe.

From their well-known canals to even the infamous red district, Amsterdam has a lot of reasons why it should be listed in your next travel destination.

Thanks to Laura of Laura No Esta, we’ll be covering the city on this week’s $10 series! 😉

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Top 10 Amusement Parks in Europe

For those of you who love an adrenaline rush or those who want to reconnect with their inner child, make sure you add one of these parks to your itinerary when travelling in Europe.

There are many different amusement parks all over the continent and they are suitable for all the family, little ones and big kids alike!

Whether it’s the thrill of a roller coaster or the sudden splash of a water ride you prefer, Europe really has a lot to offer. There are also theme parks with whimsical characters, shows and parades. It was difficult to narrow it down to a top ten, but here you go. 

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Skrill: Transfer Money Internationally From Indonesia, Hassle-Free!

In case you don’t know yet, not so long after I had a collaboration with Shi Hui for the post on Indonesian guys vs Singaporean guys, who knows that I end up dating the latter to prove the difference on my own?!

Well, if there’s any obvious difference between dating my current boyfriend and the previous ones, it’s actually the transparency about my vulnerability. The financial aspect, no matter how hard it is to admit it, is one of them.

I really want to act like I’m a strong, independent woman. But then there are times when I’m short on cash, especially a couple of months ago when my work was a little slower than usual. Last month, I had to borrow some money from my boyfriend.

If you don’t know me, you may think that shit like that occasionally happens in life. But if you know me personally, I suppose you know how embarrassing it could be for me. But hey, work has been quite busy again lately and I’ve paid back the money he loaned me. And it was my first time transferring money internationally from Indonesia. 🙂

I figured it might be helpful if I could write something about it. And how I’ve found a very helpful platform to help me transferring money overseas from Indonesia, hassle-free. And not just from Indonesia, as Skrill provides international money transfer services from many other countries too.

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