Tagged with art deco

Budapest for architecture affectionado’s

Budapest for architecture affectionado’s

The way Budapest looks today has been strongly influenced by Baron Haussman, who was responsible for the city planning in Paris at the end of the 19th century, reason why it is sometimes nicknamed Paris of the East. Pest boasts the typical large boulevards with neo-classicist and art-nouveau facades. The Andreas’s Boulevard (Andrassy Ut) is … Lees verder

Best tips for a weekend trip to Amsterdam

Best tips for a weekend trip to Amsterdam

January 18, 2016 Since our daughter studies in Amsterdam we visit regularly, and so we get to know many great places to visit, sleep, eat and drink. Amsterdam is the capital of a country but has the feel of a cosy provincial city, not unlike Bruges, our hometown. On the other hand, since it is … Lees verder

Citytrip to Valencia – the new tourist hub!

Citytrip to Valencia – the new tourist hub!

April 21, 2014 We wanted to get away for a weekend to a sunny place, preferably by the sea, preferably in Spain (my husband’s choice, we were going to celebrate his birthday.) We had already visited Madrid, Barcelona and Lissabon. It took some research, but comparing mainly accessibility and air ticket prices, we ended up … Lees verder

Weekendje Praag deel 2

Weekendje Praag deel 2

21 juli 2012 We hadden twee volle dagen om de stad te bezoeken. Omdat de Joodse wijk op zaterdag vanwege de Sabbat gesloten was, besloten we dit zondag te bezoeken en op zaterdag het kasteel te bezoeken. Het kasteel: “Prazsky hrad“, ligt op een heuvel en om de klim ernaar toe te vermijden, besloten we … Lees verder