Views of the World – by Stefania van Lieshout
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Duisburg is part of the European Industrial Heritage Route with great architecture, daring art installations and fantastic sports facilities.
A spectacular sanctuary on Monte Baldo
Madonna della Corona is a salmon-coloured church dedicated to the ‘Madonna of the Crown’, in the town of Spiazzi di Caprino in Northern Italy. The sanctuary is located 774 meters above sea level, overlooking the valley of the river Adige. The church stands on Mount Baldo or rather hangs against a rock face, between heaven and earth, a stone’s throw from Lake Garda.
The Pieterpad, LAW-9 is a long distance hiking trail in the east of the Netherland from Pieterburen in the north, to the Pieterberg in the south. In this blog helpful tips, apps, the route and info.
Put away your mobile phone. Ignore Tripadvisor and Google Maps. Use a paper map and a watch, travel slow and enjoy your travel to the max.
Clean hair on the road Until a week ago I didn't even know solid shampoo existed. Although the bar looks like and smells like soap, it works just like shampoo. I know this because I tried one with a lovely lavender scent, handmade by a friend no less. This...
Christmas is celebrated with special food in many places around the world. Expats and locals alike give recipes what to cook for your Christmas meal.
My favourite Asian destination is without a doubt Kerala. This is the perfect place to unwind. Centuries-old traditions, mesmerizing music, delicious, mostly vegan food and of course the healing power of nature help to escape the rat race of westsern society, at least for a while.
The Danube Delta is a remote region in Romania where you will meet only a few locals and a handful of foreign tourists. It is, in fact, Romania’s best-kept secret.
The Delta consists of narrow creeks, canals, rivers, lakes, enchanting islands, pearly white sandy beaches and amazing wildlife. On a boat, with a camera at hand, it is easy to imagine that I am the new David Attenborough.
Want to eat honey from a comb or simply leave behind the stresses of the modern world? Then Dobrogea is a good place to start exploring rural Romania.