An Amsterdam day trip to Paradise at the Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof Garden, once an estate from the 1600s, is now a crowning jewel of tourism for the Netherlands. Although it is only open for 8…

A luxurious stay in Amsterdam at the Banks Mansion

There are few places in the world that are as gorgeous as the Netherlands in Spring, and Amsterdam is just one small jewel of the…

Recap of 2017!

Around this time last year, I took the plunge and launched my SamiM Adventures travel blog. It has always been a dream of mine to…

Embedding a Video into an Image with Photoshop CC

We all want to have super jam up social media accounts, right? Well today I am going to help you take your social media to…

Why everyone should visit a concentration camp // “work brings freedom”

“Arbeit macht frei” translates loosely to the phrase “work brings freedom.” This is the greeting on the gates at the Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany…

Finding a photographer while traveling

As a traveler, we all want those picture perfect photos to remember our adventures (and share on social media if we are going to be…

How to spend a Spring Day on the island of Santorini, Greece // Photo Diary

Bougainvillea. White washed houses. Blue Domes. Huge chunks of feta. That is exactly what I remember when I think back on my quick jaunt to…