Tag Archives: canals

My Favourite Travel Photos

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .


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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Bruges, Belgium’s Other Great Flemish City

Posted on 06. Jun, 2010 by .


Yet another charming European canal town. It seems like I just can’t get enough of those, but I mean - how am I supposed to resist? Located in north-western Belgium, Bruges’ entire historic town center is a UNESCO World Heritage site because of the prominent medieval architecture, who luckily remained unsoiled throughout the wars.  The [...]

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A City With No Streets: Giethoorn, Netherlands

Posted on 30. May, 2010 by .


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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