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My Favourite Travel Photos

My Favourite Travel Photos

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .

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I’ve been going through my travel photos pretty often lately. Winter blues? Wanderlust? Nostalgia? All of the above are accurate. Instead of writing another long post on why I hate travel bloggers, I decided to share my favourite photos from my own collection and spread the love. While most of these pictures aren’t perfect on [...]

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More Than Pot and Prostitutes in Amsterdam

More Than Pot and Prostitutes in Amsterdam

Posted on 02. Jul, 2010 by .

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I didn’t know exactly what to expect from Amsterdam. It’s one of the few cities that is abundantly known by its clichés, i.e. prostitutes, drugs, canals and bicycles, as if it the whole city was exclusively about these four things. I really wanted to see for myself what Amsterdam what all about. So there I [...]

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I Want To Go To There: Giethoorn, Netherlands

I Want To Go To There: Giethoorn, Netherlands

Posted on 30. May, 2010 by .

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Gieethron is located in the northern tip of the Netherlands, about 2 hours by car from Amsterdam - making this small town a great daytrip destination to an often forgotten part of Holland. Its name comes from “geitenhoorns”, an old Dutch dialect word meaning goat because of the then abundance of goats in the area. [...]

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World’s Tulip Capital: Keukenhof

World’s Tulip Capital: Keukenhof

Posted on 26. Feb, 2010 by .

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Everybody knows about Dutch tulips in spring, how colorful and popular they are. A great place to see it in its natural environment is at the world’s largest garden: Keukenhof, located in Lisse, South Holland. More than 7 million bulbs are planted each year. It’s an easy daytrip from Amsterdam and a great activity. For [...]

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