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Lisbon Portugal one day itinerary

Lisbon Portugal one day itinerary

Lisbon Portugal is one of our favourite destinations in the South of Europe. Aside from the warm wether, fresh seafood and easy going life, Lisbon Portugal is also relatively cheaper when compared to The Netherlands. This cosmopolitan city is quite big similar to many popular European cities such as Paris, Rome, Barcelona, and London. Thus, I do not recommend to do city walk if you have kids, and unless you have the stamina to walk several kilometres of distance. Luckily,…

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The Hague Netherlands one day itinerary

The Hague Netherlands one day itinerary

The Hague Netherlands is one of the known Randstad’s, meaning “Rim city” or “Edge city”, in addition to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Utrecht. The Hague is not the capital of the Netherlands but the seat of the Dutch government and the location of the palace of the King and Queen of the Netherlands. There are also many international offices located in The Hague such as the International Criminal Court, many International Governmental Organisations and various (inter)national Dutch companies. The rich history…

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Ikea Duiven Netherlands: Family friendly shop

Ikea Duiven Netherlands: Family friendly shop

Ikea is a Swedish shop that is located in various cities in The Netherlands and the Ikea Duiven in Arnhem is one of our favourite place to visit. Aside from being known seller of affordable and modular furnitures, Ikea has also many things to offer especially for family with children. Whenever we want to relax by buying something to improve our house, or simply want to go out with children and enjoy cheap but reasonable quality food, going to Ikea…

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Happy Italy Arnhem: Family friendly restaurant

Happy Italy Arnhem: Family friendly restaurant

Happy Italy Arnhem is one of our favourite hang-out fast-food restaurants. My first time to visit Happy Italy Arnhem was in 2016, when I was invited by a colleague to have a lunch there before going to our boat tour event in Arnhem. Since then, I used to go to Happy Italy together with my husband, and now with our three children. We celebrate many occasions in Happy Italy, including whenever a new child in our family is born, the…

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Summer holidays in Champagne-Ardennes: Reasons to do it

Summer holidays in Champagne-Ardennes: Reasons to do it

Spending summer holidays in Champagne-Ardennes is a decision that requires thinking. There are many places to go in Europe during summer holidays, and Champagne-Ardennes is just one of the options. This summer 2023, we spent a week in Champagne-Ardennes in France, in addition to a week in central Germany. There are several realisations that we gained after being in Champagne-Ardennes. In this blog, I will discuss why you should (or not) spend summer holidays in Champagne-Ardennes. Why spend summer holidays…

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Reims France one day itinerary

Reims France one day itinerary

Reims France is an important city in the French history. This city is known as the “Coronation City”, since 33 French kings were crowned in this city’s cathedral. Reims is a prehistoric city, which was conquered by the Romans during the 1st century B.C. The Christianity started to flourished in Reims when the Bishop of Reims baptized Clovis I, the first king of France that unite all the Frankish tribes and who converted to Christianity and ruled in the period…

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Charleville-Mézières France one day itinerary

Charleville-Mézières France one day itinerary

Charleville-Mézières France is a hidden gem in the region of Champagne-Ardennes. This town is not so well-known as compared to other French cities such as Paris, Bordeaux, Marseille, and Strasbourg, since it is located outside the main road and thus less travelled by tourists. However, Charleville-Mézières France is one of the places that you should visit when in Champagne-Ardennes. This medieval city is located along the river Maas (Le Meuse) and has many things to offer for both tourists and…

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Camping Aller-Leine Tal summer vacation

Camping Aller-Leine Tal summer vacation

Our most recent summer vacation was going on a glamping at Camping Aller-Leine Tal in Germany. This camping area is owned by a Dutch, which should not be a surprised because we booked this place via glamping.nl. The decision to go to Camping Aller-Leine Tal was due to a number of reasons, as I will discuss below. We stayed there for a week and thus we were able to visit many nearby major German cities. Overall, we were very happy…

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Bremen Germany one day itinerary

Bremen Germany one day itinerary

Bremen Germany is a 1200 year old city belonging to Hanseatic League – an alliance of trading cities in the 13th-17th century in the North and Central Europe. This city is considered as the 2nd largest city in the Northern Germany next to Hamburg. A visit to Bremen Germany allows you to see the intersections among old historical architectures, modern arts, science and sophisticated design of the city. There are many things to do and to see in Bremen, and…

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Celle Germany one day itinerary

Celle Germany one day itinerary

Celle Germany is a small town where you can see all of its attractions by foot in just one day, although it would be worthy staying longer. Located in Lower Saxony region of Germany, Celle is renowned for its remarkable rows of more than 400 timber-framed houses and buildings. Celle Germany is located on the River Aller, with its area ideal for walking, hiking, or cycling. Of course, who would not fall in love with Celle? Aside from being the…

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