MEET THE EXPERTS
Originally from St. Louis, Missouri in the U.S, Gessell resides in Amsterdam with her husband, newborn daughter and two dogs. Besides hosting AC, she runs her own social media company, writes her own blog about expat life and family travel, is a nurse, teaches dance and trains for long distance marathons.
Born and raised in the Netherlands, Sander lived in quite a few Dutch cities before calling Amsterdam his true home in 2008. Sander's favorite part of Amsterdam is its architecture; he loves to explore the city and is ever amazed there is always something new to discover. Sander lives with his girlfriend in beautiful Oud-Zuid and is the author of the Dutch Word of the Day blog (www.dwotd.nl)
In 2014, Jessica and her husband decided to sell everything and move from the east coast of the United States to Amsterdam. She's been in love with the city ever since and is in constant search of the next awesome thing in Amsterdam. When not working or biking, she's writing for her blog A Wanderlust For Life or traveling around Europe to eat the local food. She loves to find new ways, and new things to explore everywhere she goes.
British-born Amsterdammer Vicky Hampton, is a writer, cook and avid foodie who has lived and worked in the Netherlands since 2006. Her website amsterdamfoodie.nl focuses on reviews and recommendations of Amsterdam restaurants as well as other culinary writing. Vicky has written for various other publications including The Guardian, New York Times, Monocle, Rough Guide and Michelin Guide. When she's not eating her way through Europe, she's often spotted hula-hooping in the park wearing a pair of tiger-print leggings.