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Fast exploration of Bilbao – one evening and one morning

A few years ago a friend of mine told me that one of her favorite trips she'd ever taken was to the North of Spain and Bilbao. For reasons unknown we didn't discuss it in dept, but ever since that conversation this city had been on my radar. Our initial plans of a roadtrip through… Continue reading Fast exploration of Bilbao – one evening and one morning

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Riding along the coast of Biscay and Basque Country, Spain

After two and a half days of mountain peaks and lush, green surroundings, it was time to leave Picos de Europa and all its beauty behind us and head north to the coast. The next part of our roadtrip through the north of Spain would be focusing on the coastline of Biscay and Basque Country.… Continue reading Riding along the coast of Biscay and Basque Country, Spain

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Luxembourg; castles, rock formations and an intriguing capital

Luxumbourg. Belgium's tiniest neighbor and the country you pass through on your way to Germany or Austria. That's what I knew of this country until a couple of months ago. And what a shame that lack of knowledge was! Covid-19 once again made me look for travel options closer to home and made me discover… Continue reading Luxembourg; castles, rock formations and an intriguing capital

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Falling in love with the charm of medieval Monschau, Germany

When we set course for the High Fens two weeks ago, the weather wasn't all that great. Big, dark clouds threatened to literally rain on our parade on the very first day of our trip. And hiking in nature isn't really that idyllic with that hanging over your head. So, it was time to go… Continue reading Falling in love with the charm of medieval Monschau, Germany

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Discovering the German-speaking municipality of Belgium; Eupen-Malmédy

The summer is right around the corner and finally the corona restrictions are slowly being lifted. Vaccination is going smoothly here in Belgium and I've also been lucky enough to receive my first shot last week. Yay! Freedom has never seemed closer. But unfortunately traveling abroad still comes with a whole lot of rules and… Continue reading Discovering the German-speaking municipality of Belgium; Eupen-Malmédy

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Natural jungle vs urban jungle in the province of Liège

The Ardennes. I don't think I've ever been as much to that area of Belgium as the past year. It was one of the only options available in our current situation after all. Fortunately it still manages to capture my attention and distract from reality, which is one of the main reasons why I travel… Continue reading Natural jungle vs urban jungle in the province of Liège