October 20, 2019

The coastal city of Ostend is Belgiums most famous place to spot street art from various world famous artists at a large scale. Literary and figuratively speaking as there are more than 50 permanent artworks of which the highest measures 40 meters. Ostend is situated o...

October 15, 2019

On the way back home from our road trip through Slovenia we’ve stayed one night in Nürnberg as it is situated almost halfway on our journey. The city lies in the heart of the Bayern (Bavaria in English) district and counts over 500.000 inhabitants. The city is well kno...

October 6, 2019

The city of Leeuwarden is the capital of Fryslân (one of the 12 Dutch provinces) and situated in the Northern part of The Netherlands. Leeuwarden was European Capital of Culture in 2018, together with Valletta and has got more than 800 national heritage sites. Besides...

October 6, 2019

Fryslân (Friesland) is one of the 12 Dutch provinces which lies in the northern part of The Netherlands and has Leeuwarden as capital city. Fryslân includes several islands as well, with Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog as the most famous ones.


August 19, 2019

I have been a city girl for many years and I love to wander through huge metropolises like Tokyo, Shanghai or Hong Kong….  But every once in a while I am in desperate need of clean air and nature around me, without car- and city noise at a constant pace. And those mome...

July 31, 2019

The city of Trieste is the perfect destination to combine with a road trip through Slovenia or Croatia, as it is situated only 15km (9.3mi) from the Slovenian border and 30km (19mi) from the Croatian border. Trieste is especially famous for Illy Coffee, the Miramare Ca...

July 10, 2019

We have stayed 2 nights in Salzburg during our road trip while we were on our way to Slovenia. We arrived late in the afternoon and went after our check in as soon as possible to explore the city of Mozart and 'The Sound of Music'. And if you are there, you should defi...

April 6, 2019

A Mystery Trip brought me to this coastal city in the north of France.  Beforehand I didn't know where I was going and not even with whom. So it was quite a challenge for a person like me who always wants to be well prepared to make the most out of a trip, to surrender...

February 17, 2019

Malta is an archipelago of 3 islands in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily and North Africa. The capital city is Valletta, which was (together with Leeuwarden in The Netherlands) the European Capital of Culture in 2018.

With its size of only 1km by 600m it's a ve...

December 10, 2018

Green Travel and Food Awareness are very important to the Belgian city of Ghent. It has for example the largest low-traffic pedestrian zone in Europe and is 'veggie capital of Europe' as they have more vegetarian restaurants than for instance London or Paris....

November 20, 2018

Bruges is pretty in all seasons, but during wintertime the city gets a more mysterious feel. The cobbled streets shimmer in the dimmed lights, the restaurants and café's are lit by candlelight and the Flemish cuisine might taste even better when days are cold :)

To expe...

October 10, 2018

Montenegro is a Balkan country and orders Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Albania and Croatia. The countries name means 'Black Mountain'...

October 2, 2018

When the heat of summer is gone, September is a wonderful time to visit Dubrovnik. The weather is still very good and the number of tourists has dropped.

So we decided to visit the city mid September to have the best of both. 

This is the view over Stradun (the main...

September 4, 2018

Visiting the land of the rising sun was an overwhelming experience in a very positive way; Japan has impressive cities, amazing temples, friendly people, clean streets, lush nature and tasty food just to name a few. In this blog I would like to share my highlights with...

August 30, 2018

Before you catch your flight to Japan it is good to consider 2 very important things, ordering a Japan RailPass for train travel, and pocket WiFi in advance.  

Because once you've entered Japan it ain't possible to buy a RailPass, and there can...

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