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Pisa Italy one day itinerary

Pisa Italy one day itinerary

Pisa Italy, which is located in the middle of the country, is known for its Leaning Tower of Pisa. Yet, there are still more that this city has to offer. Pisa Italy has more than twenty historic churches, a number of medieval palaces, and astonishing view of bridges across the River Arno. Many of the architectures that we currently see in the city of Pisa were financed in the past by the maritime republics, or merchants that enjoyed political freedom…

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Bergen op Zoom one day itinerary

Bergen op Zoom one day itinerary

Bergen op Zoom, which is derived from two words “Bergen” meaning hills or mountains in Dutch and “Zoom” which means border of defensive wall of a castle, is one of oldest city of The Netherlands. It is located in the North Brabant region and is strategically accessible from various major cities, such as Rotterdam, Zeeland, and Middleburg in The Netherlands, as well as Antwerpen in Belgium. Its’ history dated back 800 years ago and can still be seen in its…

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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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Incheon South Korea one day itinerary

Incheon South Korea one day itinerary

Incheon South Korea is one of the major cities in Korea, next to Seoul and Busan. Incheon is known for its beautiful sceneries due to its location facing the East China Sea, historic sites that tell many interesting stories, and having one of the largest Chinatowns in South Korea. This city has an international reputation being home to major international airport, sea port, and large scale international conferences in the country. This August 2023, I was able to visit Incheon…

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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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Visiting German cities: Need to know

Visiting German cities: Need to know

Visiting German cities is popular for travellers coming from The Netherlands because Germany is just a neighbouring country. Since living in The Netherlands for 13 years, my family and I have been to more than 15 German cities and towns. Visiting German cities is very convenient for us since it is accessible (some cities are just an hour drive) and cheaper as compared to the Netherlands. Below I will compile some of the information I observed and experiences when visiting…

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Münster Germany one day itinerary

Münster Germany one day itinerary

Münster Germany is an old member of Hanseatic league, a prominent trading league of various Northern and Central European cities, which provided wealth and status to its members in the medieval period. As we can see in the current Münster Germany, it is a rich city in terms of religious power, culture, and architectures. Aside from it, Münster Germany is also popular because of the signing of peace treaty, which ensures that the Netherlands has its current national borders. Münster…

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Castles in Gelderland: Kid’s day-out

Castles in Gelderland: Kid’s day-out

There are numerous castles in Gelderland, which is the largest region in the middle east part of The Netherlands. Gelderland is famous for its beautiful, varied landscapes that range from forests, rivers, lakes, desert-like area, and small mountain. Some of its cities are located along the River Rhine which make them a strategic area for settlements during the Roman period. Many of the castles in Gelderland are surrounded by waters and are still preserved with some renovations involved. I made…

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Mönchengladbach Germany one day itinerary

Mönchengladbach Germany one day itinerary

Mönchengladbach Germany is perhaps known to many because it is home to the fifth largest football club in the country. But aside from football, there are also many nice things to do when in Mönchengladbach. Our visit to this city is in combination with our stay at Oostappen Vakantiepark De Berckt in Limburg Netherlands. From the vacation park, it only takes 30 minutes drive to reach Mönchengladbach Germany. Since we only have one day to do and experience the city,…

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