Christmas in Vienna, Austria; Schönbrunn Palace

Christmas in Vienna! (Schönbrunn; the castle of Sissi) You can find the Schönbrunn palace 6 kilometers from the city center of Vienna in the Hietzing neighbourhood. The Schönbrunn premises, castle and garden, is about 167 acres big. The Schönbrunn palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Vienna. Especially since Franz Joseph and his […]

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Getting around in Amsterdam

Getting around in Amsterdam There’s so much to see and experience in Amsterdam; the world-famous canals, top-rated museums, the typical old-Dutch style houses and beautiful parks to name just a few things. But because the city has more visitors than residents on any given day, it’s essential to know how to move around as efficiently […]

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The Dutch Muiderslot castle – a day trip

Muiderslot, the finest medieval castle in the Netherlands In Muiden, about fifteen kilometers southeast of Amsterdam, stands the impressive Muiden Castle (Muiderslot in Dutch). It is one of the best-known medieval castles in the Netherlands and also one of the best preserved. It was built on a strategic location at the mouth of the Vecht […]

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Climbing the Mont Blanc, France

The Mont Blanc The Mont Blanc (white mountain) is part of the French Alp’s. In the old days, around the 18th century, the Mont Blanc was also often called: Mont Maudit(e) (the damned mountain). This was because there used to be a strong belief among the locals that evil spirits haunted the mountain’s top. With […]

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Planespotting at Maho beach in Sint Maarten

Planespotting at Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Sint Maarten is one of the paradise islands in the Caribean sea. Here’s a few facts: The island consists out of a French part and a Dutch part, divided by a 10 km border (free traffic possible). spoken language is English (as most inhabitants stem from English slaves). The island is […]

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Tibidabo: Barcelona’s beautiful mountain

Tibidabo: Barcelona’s beautiful mountain There are a lot of great things to see when you’re in Barcelona, the wonderful Catalan city located right at the coast of the Mediterranean sea. However, not a lot of people know that there’s a great spot located in the hills, where you can gaze upon the beauty of Barcelona […]

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