Conservative but quirky!

In my point of view, Ghent is conservative and quirky with its medieval sights dated from the 12th century and a modern twist.  As soon as you enter the city,  you get that feeling to be transported back in time.  Roman and modern architecture take turns in every corner. The atmosphere is relaxing and free-spirited amongst all…

My review on Cape Verde.

Every now and then, one has to try escaping from the hectic life and step into their own little fairy tale. While everyone was preparing for their winter holiday, we had our mindset into a sunny one. With days enjoying the sunlight. Our little fairy tale this time was Cape Verde, at the island called…

Hendrikje, the museum of bags.

Amsterdam, Tassenmuseum Hendrikje: The museum of bags is a must-see place when you are in The Netherlands. You can spend quality time with your girly friends. It is easily reached by public transport. You can enjoy a fabulous fashion high-tea. Check their website for details on the reservation. In the collection, you will see traditional to…

Déjà vu, a train journey.

Beekbergen, 03 July – Veluwsche Stroomtrein Maatschappij: Train adventure. Embark on a steam train to travel back in time. Last Sunday took me back to 1999, when Sandra Porto and I published the book “A TRAIN TO THE WEST”.  This book was a final university project, the first of its kind. The book has an…

“I am between these walls because I chose to, but victims of the disgraceful World War II, didn’t!” – Summary of my trip to Berlin

 My visit to Berlin was a learning experience. I heard tragic facts. I saw monumental sites tracing back those miserable war days for the Jewish people. I also saw the remarkable heritage which tells its own story. Some disgraceful,others with glance.   The weather was perfect to go for a guided cycling sightseeing. You can easily rent a bike…

Short break in Limburg…

26 August Kerkrade, Limburg – The days passed so quickly last week while on a short break in Limburg at one of the Fletcher hotels. As wished the weather was brilliantly sunny.  The surroundings were wonderful for  great walks. Being crazy about castles, I could not expect more then getting inside it for a luxurious dinner…

The unique Nijntje

The unique Nijntje is a Cute little white bunny created by the dutch artist Dick Bruna The 60-year-old unique children’s book character Nijntje was created by the Dutch artist Dick Bruna in 1955. Since then it has  enchanted everyone. Nijntje is internationally recognised as Miffy. THIS YEAR is Miffy’s birthday Last June Miss Miffy celebrated sixty years…