Flanders is the federal region of Northern Belgium that is predominantly Dutch-speaking. It is surrounded by the North Sea, Netherlands, France and the Belgian region of Wallonia. Note that the term Flanders is also sometimes used to refer to the original land of the Flemings that not only comprises Belgian Flanders but also the French… Continue reading Belgium – Flanders With the Bicycle and Ship
If you love fishing, then you would be glad to know that you do not have to wait for the warm summer months and the open waters to engage in your favorite pastime. Fishing during the winter can be just as much fun especially if you opt for an ice fishing vacation. There is of… Continue reading Ice Fishing
No question about it – cruise ship vacations are fun. You will struggle to find someone who does not want to do a cruise at least once in their lifetime. What however puts some people off and can be a blot to an otherwise unforgettable time is the formality and strict procedure that characterizes the… Continue reading Freestyle Cruising
Kilimanjaro is one of the most adorable topographical features in Africa. It lies right on the border between Kenya and Tanzania. This Mountain has a splendid view enhanced by the snow cap on its very peak. You will see different vegetation types as you ascend towards the peak, including the famous bamboo forest. The different… Continue reading Kilimanjaro – Hike 5,895m to the Top!
The Pyrenees is a 500 kilometer long mountain range that forms a natural border between Spain and the Iberian Peninsula to the south, and France and central Europe to the north. The tiny independent nation of Andorra is located on the Pyrenees. The Pyrenees lush forests, lofty waterfalls, great mountain passes and snow covered slopes… Continue reading Skiing in the Pyrenees
Alsace is a region in France that has changed hands several times between the French and Germans. In 925, it was part of Germany and remained so for close to 800 years. In the mid 17th century, Alsace would return to French hands before returning to German control in 1871. Following the First World War,… Continue reading From Germany to Alsace by bike
‘Around the World in 80 Days’ by Jules Verne is probably the most read travel novel of all time. It certainly is one of the earliest and still is one of the most successful ones as well. Even today roughly 140 years after first being published in France the book is great fun to read… Continue reading Around The World In 80 Days