Monthly Archives: July 2018

Leiden’s Churches speak Dutch lifestyle & history

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Before visiting Leiden in the Netherlands, we heard that the city houses over 2800 monuments, from small houses, courtyards to windmills, churches and city gates. It is almost impossible to see all of them, but…

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Leiden’s De Valk Windmill: Travelling back in time

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When we think of the Netherlands, we immediately associate the country to four national symbols: cheese, tulips, bikes and windmills. There is a famous windmill in Leiden. Its name is Molen de Valk or The…

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Leiden’s boat and bike gentle sounds

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When arriving in Leiden, a stunning city in the Netherlands, it is easy to notice the city canals and people biking. Usually tourists walk or rarely bike while the locals either bike or drive boats…

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One perfect day in Lisbon

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While having the main holiday residence in Cascais, Portugal, we booked one day to visit Sintra with Cabo da Roca, and another day to explore Lisbon, the Portuguese coastal capital. While getting off the train,…

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Lisbon’s vintage tram

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We heard a lot about Lisbon’s vintage tram line 28 before visiting the city. It resembles to the old tram line running in San Francisco. The vintage tram took us on a picturesque tour from…

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Lisbon’s Jerónimos Monastery: An iconic Manueline landmark

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While in Lisbon we went to visit the Jerónimos Monastery, which was the venue for the signature of the Lisbon Treaty of the European Union, in 2007. The Jerónimos Monastery or Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, as…

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Cascais, Portugal’s longstanding spirit

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Cascais, one of the wealthiest Portuguese places, is located next to Lisbon. The town has been and continues to be a favourite destination for rich families, including royalties. Cascais has developed on a former old…

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