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Eltz Castle: A special place to behold

We heard about the Eltz Castle (Burg Eltz, in German) and we managed to visit it recently. The castle location is breathtaking! An impressive piece of work the Castle has been owned by the same family for the past 850 … Continue reading

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Durbuy, the world’s smallest town

Belgians claims that Durbuy is the world’s smallest town. They might be right as according to historians, the place got the status of “town” in the Middle Ages and the town charter survived from those times to nowadays. The town … Continue reading

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Postcards from Southern France: Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Nice

The Russian Orthodox Cathedral is a piece of Russian land in the heart of Nice. The Cathedral is officially the property of the Russian Federation following a final decision of the French Court, which closed a long juridical battle between … Continue reading

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Postcards from Southern France: Nice’s Castle Hill

The Castle Hill or Colline du Château in French is located right on the coast, at about 90 meters above the sea level. The Hill houses the ruins of the former Château de Nice, which can be seen here. To … Continue reading

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Postcards from Southern France: Marché aux fleurs in Nice

At two steps from the Promenade des anglais, there is a famous and old market place named “Marché aux fleurs” (Flowers’ market), in the old town of Nice. The place actually means more than flowers. Six times a week, florists … Continue reading

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Pairi Daiza: Touring the world in just one day

Pairi Daiza is a zoo and botanical garden located in Brugelette, close to Mons and Ath, in Belgium. Visitors can spend a day here by walking and admiring animals and plants from all over the world: giraffes, hippos, zebras, elephants, … Continue reading

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The Spring 2015 Aywiers Gardens of Belgium

The Aywiers Gardens (Les Jardin d’Aywiers in French) is a famous plant and garden fair, which is hosted at Aywiers Abbey in Wallonia, Belgium, twice a year. The Aywiers Abbey was founded in 1215 by Cistercian nuns from Liège. In … Continue reading

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