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Potsdam for the second time

Potsdam for the second time

We had seen most of the highlights of Potsdam on our first visit a few years ago: see my blogpost: We had seen the Sanssouci park with the Chinese teahouse, Charlottenhof palace, the Roman baths, and the Friedenskirche. We visited the Sanssouci palace, the picture gallery and the Neues Palace on the inside, biked passed … Lees verder

Walk in Bruges – Your private guide in Bruges

Walk in Bruges – Your private guide in Bruges

  The beautiful and romantic city of Bruges is my hometown. Every time I see the amazement in the eyes of the tourists visiting the city I feel privileged to live here. We live just outside ‘the Kruispoort’, and whenever the weather permits, we walk through Bruges as if it were our personal garden of … Lees verder

Berlin for the third time

Berlin for the third time

This year I visited Berlin for the third time. Berlin is like Madrid one of my favorite cities in Europe. This third time around it took a bit more time to prepare an itinerary. We had visited all the usual suspects on our previous visits and it was the middle of winter, so I had … Lees verder

48 hours in Vienna

48 hours in Vienna

As a fan of Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt, Vienna was high on my list of places I must visit. So when my husband asked if I wanted to join him on his trip to Vienna, Schiele immediately sprang to mind. A colleague also mentioned the temporary exhibition of Pieter Breughel the elder that ran … Lees verder

List of events in Bruges 2019

List of events in Bruges 2019

Walk in Bruges – Your guide in Bruges As a tourist it can be very gratifying to take part in cultural or other events in the city you visit. Bruges has many great cultural events throughout the year, that are primarily organised for locals but can also accommodate or interest visiting tourists. Theatre can be … Lees verder

Madrid for the third time

Madrid for the third time

This time, March 2018, we stayed in another neighbourhoud than the previous times. Staying in another district gives a whole new perspective of the city. We stayed in the posh Salamanca area, where Prada, Gucci, Chanel and Armani all have a shop just around the corner. Not that I was in any way interested. On … Lees verder

De nieuwe kennismakingsweek aan het Amterdamse school voor Theater en Dans 2017-2018.

De nieuwe kennismakingsweek aan het Amterdamse school voor Theater en Dans 2017-2018.

  Dit schooljaar is op een iets andere manier gestart dan de voorbije jaren. Er worden vanaf dit jaar enkele hervormingen doorgevoerd in de opleidingen. Een eerste verandering is een nieuwe naam voor de school. Vanaf het schooljaar 2016-2017 wordt de Amsterdamse Toneelschool & Kleinkunstacademie, de ‘Academie voor Theater en Dans’. Tijdens het vorige schooljaar werd … Lees verder

‘A building should tell a story.’ Daniel Libeskind

‘A building should tell a story.’ Daniel Libeskind

And that is exactly what the Judische Museum in Berlin built by Daniel Libeskind does. The large grey building, made out of concrete and clad in zinc sheeting, commemorates the numerous lives lost in the holocaust. ‘How long would it take to recite the names of the 6 million people that died?’ was a question … Lees verder