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The Louvre, Paris

The Louvre, Paris

It took us many trips to Paris before visiting The Louvre. We had both visited the Louvre already more than twenty years ago, so memories of it were getting faint. On previous visits the lines in front of the Louvre did not really invite us, and there were always so many other places we hadn’t … Lees verder

Best tips for a weekend trip to Amsterdam

Best tips for a weekend trip to Amsterdam

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 the capital of … Lees verder

Villa Cavrois – an architectural manifest.

Villa Cavrois – an architectural manifest.

On a weekend in September we had planned a weekend with the girls – actually the woman in the family – in Lille, the North of France. Like me, some of us had already visited Lille on previous occasions. Question was, what would we visit this time, besides the planned shopping afternoon en dinner evening? … Lees verder

Flying in Myanmar

Flying in Myanmar

After reading all the worried blogposts and scary forum entries about the hazards of flying in Myanmar, I thought it might be wise to write an update on it. We are visiting Myanmar now (July 2014) and flew in with Bangkok Airways. In Myanmar we take two flights: one from Yangon to Nyaung U and … Lees verder