Western Europe

Rustic, vibrant and charming

Intertwining countries, cultures and cuisines make up this diverse region that truly offers something for everyone. Cosmopolitan cities, rustic landscapes, ancient ruins and spectacular architecture. Fresh fish, cured meats, scrumptious fruits and pastries to die for. Here you will find some of the world’s most refined cuisines that are certain to entice you in. This combined with the immense variety this melting pot has to offer will surely make for a mesmerising and enchanting trip.

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“Hygge” in Denmark – A city guide of Copenhagen

Denmark is known for its ‘hygge’; which can be defined as ‘creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.’ The moment I set foot in the Danish capital I experienced this warm atmosphere for myself. No wonder the Danish are some of the happiest people in the world. During my trip in Copenhagen I …

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WINTER STAY IN A YURT- LIVING OFF THE GRID IN THE NETHERLANDS

My life as a photographer contains a lot of sitting behind my desk and staring at my screen. However, I am actually more of an outdoor girl. Every once in a while I need to be outside with only nature and fresh air around me. This weekend, I slept in a yurt, a traditional tent from Mongolia. No electricity, no …

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Down south in the Netherlands: a city trip to Maastricht

Traditional pie, books and a fire brigade On our first morning we decided to go for breakfast at De Bisschopsmolen, the first 100% spelt bakery in the Netherlands. We didn’t go because of the spelt, though. Then why did we? Well, it’s one of the best places to go for ‘Limburgse vlaai’ (traditional South Dutch pie). Spelt nowadays has a …

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Hitchhiking My Way Out of Madrid, and why I am happy it failed

I found a piece of wet cardboard on a miserable plot of grass in front of Fuente de la Mora. The place didn’t challenge to inspire. You have to leave before you end up like the man in ragged clothes asking change to law abiding citizens who are waiting for the traffic light to turn green to continue their venture …

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A weekend in Vienna – This are the newest hotspots in the city!

If you think of Vienna you probably think of Princess Sissy, the most imposing buildings and Wiener Schnitzel. I couldn’t disagree with you that all these things are part of Vienna but this city has a whole different side to it. I was very surprised by a vibe that almost felt like Berlin; graffiti on the quayside of the Donau …

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