Where to find the best photo spots in the Cinque Terre

The five villages that make up the Cinque Terre (AKA the Italian Riviera) is one of the most beautiful places in the world. As cheesy as it may sound, it really is difficult to take a bad photo here. Even so, if you’re planning to travel to this slice of heaven this year, it pays […]

The Eland: How well do you know Africa’s biggest antelope?

One thing that I want to accomplish with my blog this year is to write more articles about animals and wildlife experiences. That’s where my true love lies. Nature and animals and I want to share my love and passion with you guys. To kick off 2019, here are some random (and hopefully interesting) facts […]

2018: A year of travel in 50 photos

This year has been a big travel year for me. I’ve travelled to more than 30 towns and cities across Europe and America, ate a ton of great food, climbed 15 towers and visited a lot of Christmas markets. Below I share 50 photos of my travels throughout the year, arranged from January to December. […]

My best and worst travel moments of 2018

This year has been a mixed bag of good and bad travel experiences, but good for the most part. Below I share my best travel moments of the year, but also the bad ones. My worst travel moments of 2018 I share all the crappy stuff that happened during my travels, not to dwell on […]

Staying at the Generator Hostel in Hamburg

At the end of November, I spent one night at the Generator Hostel in Hamburg. Below I list the best and worst features of the hostel to help you make a decision whether or not to stay here. Okay, let’s do this… The good I’ll start with all the good stuff because first impressions are […]

20 photos to inspire you to visit Antwerp during the festive season

Last year I visited the Christmas markets in Antwerp. I jumped on a bus and in two and a half hours I found myself in the diamond capital of the world. I spent a whole day exploring the city centre and walking around the Christmas markets. Here are my best photos to inspire your own […]

A day trip from Amsterdam to the Düsseldorf Christmas markets

Düsseldorf is known for its Christmas markets, not only in Germany but also in Europe. Luckily for me, being based in Amsterdam means that Düsseldorf is only a couple of hours away. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting the Düsseldorf Christmas markets from Amsterdam. How to get there You can easily reach Düsseldorf […]

The Ghent Christmas market

Having been to the Christmas markets in Brussels, Bruges, and Antwerp, I was curious to see the market in Ghent. So I hopped on a bus, and three hours later I found myself strolling among 150 beautifully decorated wooden huts. The market is located in the historical city centre, the heart of Ghent, from Sint-Baafsplein […]

The Hamburg Christmas markets

Hamburg has no less than 12 Christmas markets spread throughout the city. I managed to visit seven of them in one evening. Below I share my favourite markets, the ones that you shouldn’t miss when you visit Hamburg during the festive season. Mönckebergbrunnen and Gerhart Hauptmann Platz These two markets are right next to each […]

The Christmas Markets of Bremen

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve been fascinated with the fairy tale of the Brothers Grimm called ‘Town Musicians of Bremen’. The story is about four mistreated domestic animals (a donkey, dog, cat, and rooster) that decide to run away and become the town musicians of Bremen. My friends and I used to […]

The historical churches of Verona

A trip to Verona wouldn’t be complete without visiting the historical churches of the city. I’ve seen a lot of churches during my travels throughout Europe, but none of them can compare with the decadently decorated churches of Verona. The churches include Basilica di San Zeno, Verona Cathedral, Basilica di Santa Anastasia and San Fermo […]

My stay at The Hostello, the only hostel in Verona

Are you looking for an affordable place to stay in Verona? Apart from Airbnb, your options for budget lodging in the city are rather limited. That is, there’s only one hostel in Verona. But don’t despair, The Hostello is a terrific boutique hostel and a great base to explore Verona from. Location The Hostello is located […]

Staying at Atlas Pension in Karterados, Santorini

As soon as my flight to Santorini was booked, I started to search for places to stay. I had a couple of important criteria that had to be met. Although there are a number of cheap hostels on Santorini, I really wanted to stay in a private room. Also, I was looking for an affordable, […]

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