Things to do in Oxford - View of Oxford - Radcliffe Camera
The recent bank holiday gave us the opportunity to visit a few cities not too far from London. We decided to explore 2 of the most famous University cities in the world: A day trip to Oxford and Cambridge. They both have a long-standing history, which is reflected in...
3 Countries in 1 Day Viator Tour
City trips are perfect for relaxing and recharging your batteries if you have a full time job like I have. Flying away for the weekend to a new city, exploring its vast history, or just enjoying some cocktails while watching the sunset, is a great way to unwind and escape your hectic...
Highland cows in Scotland
Scotland is one of my favourite places in the world which our 3 day road trip proved to me once again. We drove quite a few miles each day, making sure not to miss the most important places. We started our trip in Edinburgh, made our way to Cairngorms National Park, Inverness and arrived at Loch Ness when...
Arc de Triomphe, Paris
To many, Paris is regarded as one of the most romantic cities in the world. However, after visiting the French capital twice, I don’t consider it any more romantic than other European cities such as London, Amsterdam, Vienna or Rome. This doesn’t mean I don’t like the city, on the...
One New change hidden gems in London
When I think of London, the first thing that comes to mind are the old historic buildings dotted throughout the city, such as: the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Big Ben and St Paul’s. Or the ever-busy Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square, where numerous red carpets events occur, because...
Spookstad doel ghost town
As we drive near to the port of Antwerp, a few houses come into view, lonely structures in the midst of the Polder plains. We turn right into a solemn street. Our light-hearted conversations abruptly halt and we continue driving in silence, for we have entered Doel, a small...
Me digging at the Durotriges Dig
Who doesn’t love a mysterious story about people and their lives long passed. When people asked me what I wanted to study when I was older, I would always answer archaeologist. The intriguing stories from Egyptians, Greek and Romans, and later the Aztec and native Indians, enthralled me beyond measure....
The Beach, De Panne, Belgium
When I tell people I’m from Belgium, the first few minutes will be filled with talk about beer, waffles, Bruges and Brussels. Sometimes there might even be mention of mussels and the flatness of the country. However, Belgium has so much more to offer other than the usual tourist...
Winter is a great time to visit the capital of England, especially over Christmas time. Cosy Christmas markets, streets decorated with holiday ornaments and Christmas songs playing everywhere you go. If you’re lucky, the city might even have some snow. Your visit, however, can take a turn for the worse if...
What to wear in Lisbon
Packing essentials for your trip to Lisbon. Find out what to wear in Lisbon in Spring. Like any city near the Atlantic ocean in Europe, Lisbon can be a little bit unpredictable. My visit to Lisbon was at the end of Spring, so I thought...