Author Profile: Daphne Van Der Pol

Girlswanderlust

Hi! I’m Daphne, a creative from The Netherlands that runs a ‘travel content creation’ company named Girlswanderlust. As of 2022, I set myself the goal to capture the world in a way so that I can see more than only my 9 to 5 job. I quit my job and now work full-time on Girlswanderlust, something I enjoy doing every day.

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48 Hours in Tokyo

48 Hours in Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

Two years ago, I stayed in Tokyo for two days and there are so many places in this big city that I have not seen, but I want to share with you the things I did during the time I was...   view more


5 Hotspots in Lisbon

5 Hotspots in Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal

During my trip to Lisbon, I went to several restaurants and cafés. In this article, I will give you five tips for hotspots in...   view more


Sightseeing in Yogyakarta

Sightseeing in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Roundtrip Yogyakarta: Visit the Borobudur temple, the Candi Prambanan temple, go shopping in Jalan Malioboro, take a ride in a rickshaw or becak and visit the water castle Tamansari and the Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadingrat...   view more


10 Ways to Explore Puerto de La Cruz - Tenerife

10 Ways to Explore Puerto de La Cruz - Tenerife

Puerto de la Cruz, Spain

Puerto de la Cruz is located on Tenerife (Spain). The city is well known for its tourism. Ten interesting sites: Loro Parque, Playa de Jardin, El Lago Martianez,La Plaza del Charco, skyline, Botanical Gardens, Playa de Martianez, Castillo de San Felipe and the old...   view more


The Ancient World of Antalya

The Ancient World of Antalya

Antalya, Turkey

Turkey has a very interesting history and beautiful buildings. Read about five Interesting historical things to do in and around Antalya in...   view more


Hotspots in Leuven

Hotspots in Leuven

Leuven, Belgium

In this article I will share some hotspots from the city and some tips where to go when you are planning a trip to...   view more


A Roundtrip Through Suriname: Paramaribo

A Roundtrip Through Suriname: Paramaribo

Paramaribo, Suriname

I did a two-week roundtrip through Suriname and spent some days in the capital Paramaribo. In this article I would love to tell you some more about the...   view more


A Quick Guide to Strasbourg

A Quick Guide to Strasbourg

Strasbourg, France

I have lived near Strasbourg for 5 months and have been in this city several times. I just loved it and that's why I want to share my experience with the...   view more


10 Tips When Visiting Berlin

10 Tips When Visiting Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Berlin is a beautiful and historic city where you can do and see a lot. In this article I will give you some tips to do when you are making a city trip to the...   view more


The Beauty of Portugal's Capital Lisbon

The Beauty of Portugal's Capital Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is a beautiful city with lots of nice places and districts to visit. In this article I will give you tips for what to visit to discover the...   view more


London from a Point of View of a Harry Potter Fan

London from a Point of View of a Harry Potter Fan

London, England

The famous Harry Potter movies are filmed all around the United Kingdom. In this article I want to share some locations which are, for me, really worth the visit in London. If you have time enough in the big city, you can visit them...   view more


One Day Trip to Roskilde - 10 City Highlights

One Day Trip to Roskilde - 10 City Highlights

Roskilde, Denmark

Roskilde, a city located 30 kilometers away from Copenhagen and famous for the largest North European culture and music festival that is yearly celebrated in this city, is easy to reach from the Danish capital and therefore, perfect for a one day...   view more


Kathmandu, the City of Beautiful Chaos!

Kathmandu, the City of Beautiful Chaos!

Kathmandu, Nepal

During my backpack trip through Nepal, I spent several days in the capital. I mainly spend time in a local children´s home, but also visited the tourism highlights. This post will provide you with 10 things you should definitely do in...   view more


A One Day Trip to Canterbury

A One Day Trip to Canterbury

Canterbury, England

Canterbury is a beautiful, small town, close to the capital of the United Kingdom, London. When you are planning a city trip to London, it is nice to combine this trip with a day trip to Canterbury. This town is definitely worth the...   view more


La Bellissima Taormina

La Bellissima Taormina

Taormina, Italy

Last week, I enjoyed a nice holiday on the Italian island Sicily. Me and my sister were staying in Giardini-Naxos, at the Atahotel Naxos Beach. Giardini-Naxos is located in the east of Sicily and nearby the beautiful city Taormina, so we had to spend a day in this...   view more


10 Must Sees in Budapest

10 Must Sees in Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is a famous destination for a city trip. During my city trip to the city, I discovered many beautiful sights which are definitely worth a...   view more


5 Hotspots in Budapest

5 Hotspots in Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest features a lot of great eateries where you can enjoy some typical Hungarian dishes for a cheap price. During my trip to the city, I went to some restaurants which I found myself and which people recommended...   view more


Citytrip: Lakeside Relaxation in Östersund, Sweden

Citytrip: Lakeside Relaxation in Östersund, Sweden

Ostersund, Sweden

Östersund is a beautiful city, but also the capital of the province Jämtland (Sweden). During my backpack trip, I stayed for a couple of weeks in different places around Östersund. I had often time to do some lakeside relaxation in this beautiful...   view more


Christmas in London: 5 Must Sees

Christmas in London: 5 Must Sees

London, England

It’s almost Christmas! Since I went to London two weeks ago, I can tell you all about the must sees in London during Christmas. In this blogpost I will tell you about five must...   view more


A Weekend in Tallinn

A Weekend in Tallinn

Tallinn, Estonia

A few weeks ago, I went to Tallinn for a weekend to visit my friend who is studying there at the moment. During my time, I visited several places in the Estonian...   view more


Must Visit in the Netherlands: Scheveningen

Must Visit in the Netherlands: Scheveningen

Hague, Netherlands

A little while ago, during the summer, I went a day to Scheveningen. Scheveningen is a district in the city The Hague which is located at the coastline of the Netherlands. I live in the east of the Netherlands, so for me it is more like a day trip to go to the west side of the...   view more


The Best Christmas Markets of Cologne

The Best Christmas Markets of Cologne

Cologne, Germany

Cologne is one of the German cities that is known for the several Christmas markets, which are part of the Kölner Weihnachtsmärkte. Every year several squares are transformed in the most wonderful markets with plenty of food-, drinks-, and decoration...   view more


The Amsterdam Forest

The Amsterdam Forest

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Do you want to experience something else than the overcrowded tourist attractions of Amsterdam? Visit the Amsterdam Forest in the Netherlands! This park is a nice getaway and just located outside...   view more


The Cultural Richness and Diversity of Marrakesh

The Cultural Richness and Diversity of Marrakesh

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakesh is a beautiful city that offers a lot of cultural richness and diversity. With its bustling souks, surprising snake charmers, delicious traditional food, amazing palaces, wonderful gardens, and famously welcoming hospitality, the city is an amazing place to...   view more


Sightseeing in Almost Disappeared Venice

Sightseeing in Almost Disappeared Venice

Venice, Italy

Venice, the city which we will remember as the city with no cars, but just canals and boats, small squares and most of all, as the floating city. In 2100, Venice is expected to be completely...   view more


City Guide Pokhara: Sightseeing

City Guide Pokhara: Sightseeing

Pokhara, Nepal

Relax in peaceful Pokhara, where after a day exploring, you can stretch out in the sunshine around a huge lake. Shisha lounges, pizzerias, Internet cafes, pool bars, cheap restaurants and German bakeries are situated in the...   view more


A Quick Guide to Nancy

A Quick Guide to Nancy

Nancy, France

During the time I lived in France for five months, I visited the city Nancy one time. There were two cities close to the place I lived, namely Strasbourg and Nancy. Although I did like Strasbourg better than Nancy, the city is still worth the...   view more


City Guide Pokhara: Eat, Sleep and Party

City Guide Pokhara: Eat, Sleep and Party

Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara is the second largest city of Nepal. The city has a beautiful lake and is surrounded by the Himalayas. It is the most obvious town in Nepal to visit, if you would like to see the Himalayas without...   view more


Must Visit in the Netherlands: The Zaanse Schans

Must Visit in the Netherlands: The Zaanse Schans

Zaandam, Netherlands

The Zaanse Schans is located nearby Amsterdam, in Zaandam. For the ones who have not heard of it: the Zaanse Schans is a district from the 18th and 19th...   view more


10 Things to Do in the Dutch City the Hague

10 Things to Do in the Dutch City the Hague

Hague, Netherlands

Planning a trip to the Netherlands? Definitely take The Hague in consideration to visit during your time in the Netherlands. It’s a beautiful city which has a lot to offer. From Amsterdam it’s only approximately an hour travelling by train and even better with great weather: the beach is...   view more


Day Trip Itinerary to Kutna Hora from Prague

Day Trip Itinerary to Kutna Hora from Prague

Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

For those looking for an exciting day trip from Prague, Kutna Hora is one of the interesting possibilities. This little city is only an hour train ride from Prague. It contains several UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is perfect for a day trip from Prague. I will share with you my travel...   view more


Spending a Day in Siracusa and Noto, Sicily

Spending a Day in Siracusa and Noto, Sicily

Siracusa, Italy

Siracusa and Noto are two cities in the south east of the Italian island Sicily. If you are planning a trip to the island and happen to be around there, you should definitely pay a visit to these two beautiful...   view more


Exploring Amsterdam – The Heineken Experience Brewery Tour

Exploring Amsterdam – The Heineken Experience Brewery Tour

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Heineken Experience is a major tourist attraction in Amsterdam and offers a glimpse into the history and brewing process of the ‘golden’ beer. It is an interactive and very nice tour to discover the world of...   view more


3 Days in Prague – The Ultimate 3-Day Itinerary

3 Days in Prague – The Ultimate 3-Day Itinerary

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities of Europe. The charming city and its amazing architecture, centuries-old buildings, delicious beer, and amazing food make Prague a great destination. This Prague itinerary will show you how to make the most of three days in...   view more


Day Trip Itinerary to Klampenborg from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Day Trip Itinerary to Klampenborg from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Klampenborg, Denmark

Klampenborg, a suburb to Copenhagen with world’s oldest amusement park, large houses, beaches and an extensive deer garden forest park, is definitely worth to visit for an exciting one day trip from...   view more


Five Reasons Why You Should Visit Madurodam

Five Reasons Why You Should Visit Madurodam

Hague, Netherlands

Just outside the Dutch city The Hague and the Scheveningen district, you can find Madurodam, a miniature park with a wonderful mini version of the...   view more


5 Reasons Why Arnhem Is Worth a Visit

5 Reasons Why Arnhem Is Worth a Visit

Arnhem, Netherlands

If you happen to be in the Netherlands this year and have enough time to visit the east of the country, definitely keep the city Arnhem in mind for a visit! In this article I will give you 5 reasons why you should visit this city during your time in the...   view more


City Guide Palembang, Indonesia - Activities and Food

City Guide Palembang, Indonesia - Activities and Food

Palembang, Indonesia

Have you heard about Palembang? It is a great city in Sumatra, Indonesia, where you can do plenty of things and eat delicious local food. It is a city on the island of Sumatra that is not yet discovered by...   view more


Must Visit in the Netherlands: Het Openluchtmuseum

Must Visit in the Netherlands: Het Openluchtmuseum

Arnhem, Netherlands

Are you planning a trip to the Netherlands and would you like to know more about Dutch culture and history? Then you should definitely pay a visit to the...   view more


City Guide Valletta, Malta

City Guide Valletta, Malta

Valletta, Malta

City guide Valletta, Malta – Valletta is the capital of Malta and is definitely worth a visit when travelling to Malta. This travel guide will guide you through how to get there, what to see, and where to experience the fascinating Maltese...   view more


Top 10 Things to Do in Texel – the Netherlands

Top 10 Things to Do in Texel – the Netherlands

Den Burg, Netherlands

A few weeks ago, I went to Texel for a couple of days. Texel, is one of the Dutch Frisian Islands, also known as the Dutch Wadden Islands. It is the biggest ‘Wadden Island’ in the Wadden Sea. When you plan to visit the Netherlands, a short stay or one day trip to Texel should be...   view more


Exploring Israel: Around the Sea of Galilee

Exploring Israel: Around the Sea of Galilee

Migdal, Israel

Israel is a very impressive and holy destination. There are so many beautiful places: from nature to cities and from traditional to modern. What I’ve heard, there are not many people who think about Israel when planning a...   view more


Cityguide Rotterdam – the Netherlands

Cityguide Rotterdam – the Netherlands

Rotterdam, Netherlands

I love to make daytrips in my home country! Although I was born and still live in the Netherlands, I absolutely haven’t seen everything yet from the country. A few weeks ago, I spend a day at the modern city...   view more


Tips for Visiting and Surviving the Ubud Monkey Forest in BA

Tips for Visiting and Surviving the Ubud Monkey Forest in BA

Ubud, Indonesia

Everybody loves monkeys. They are funny and look cute. The Ubud Monkey Forest in the village of Padangtegal in Ubud, Bali, is home to over 600 long-tailed macaques and is a must-visit when traveling to...   view more


Cityguide Krakow

Cityguide Krakow

Krakow, Poland

In the first weekend of September, I spent some time with a friend in Krakow and Warsaw. Although we had not that much time planned (only two days), we have seen a lot of both...   view more


Cultural Day Trip Itinerary Senggigi to Mataram and Ampenan

Cultural Day Trip Itinerary Senggigi to Mataram and Ampenan

Mataram, Indonesia

There is so much to see, do, discover and experience on Lombok, Indonesia. For those looking for an exciting day trip from Senggigi or Kuta, Lombok’s capital Mataram is one of the interesting...   view more


Five Reasons Why You Should Visit El Paso

Five Reasons Why You Should Visit El Paso

El Paso, USA

El Paso, Texas, is a city located in the far western corner of the American state. The city is situated on the Rio Grande, which forms the border between Mexico and the USA. On the other side of the river, you’ll find Ciudad Juarez,...   view more


A Quick Guide to Playa del Carmen

A Quick Guide to Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen in Mexico is a typical, well-known city for the tourists who love to spend their winters in this paradise. Although the city is very touristic, it also still has a nice, Mexican...   view more


Travel Guide Senggigi, Lombok

Travel Guide Senggigi, Lombok

Mataram, Indonesia

Senggigi is one of the tourist hubs of Lombok, but is still fairly untouched and developed. It is a place with a range of accommodation options, restaurants, cafés, and beaches, but there is not much to do, and so it is a perfect place to...   view more


How to Spend One Day in Copenhagen

How to Spend One Day in Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark

This was my first time in the city and I have to say, I fell in love. We had some great weather during the day we were there are the people were very friendly. The city also has some beautiful places to...   view more


5 Places to Visit in Utrecht – the Netherlands

5 Places to Visit in Utrecht – the Netherlands

Utrecht, Netherlands

Utrecht: for many tourists visiting The Netherlands not really well-known, but still a city which is definitely worth the visit. It is a city which is located in the centre of The Netherlands and also has the canals, Dutch architecture and nice cafes and...   view more


Best Places to Watch the Sunrise and Sunset in Bali

Best Places to Watch the Sunrise and Sunset in Bali

Denpasar, Indonesia

Bali is a dream island destination and heaven on earth. After spending seven months on the island, I have seen quite some sunsets and sunrises in Bali, Indonesia. The sunrises and sunrises in Bali are spectacular and something not to be...   view more


5 Things You Have to Do When Travelling to Toronto

5 Things You Have to Do When Travelling to Toronto

Toronto, Canada

If you happen to be in Toronto very soon, you have to prepare yourself and make a small bucket list of things to do and see in the city. Toronto is the biggest city in Canada and therefore, there is enough to...   view more


14 Days in Lombok

14 Days in Lombok

Kuta, Indonesia

After spending 7 months on Bali, and only 14 days on Lombok, I am very excited about Lombok! The Indonesian island has beautiful nature and is known for amazing beaches and surfing...   view more


Travel Guide Kuta Lombok – Things to Do, Eat, Party

Travel Guide Kuta Lombok – Things to Do, Eat, Party

Kuta, Indonesia

This travel guide to Kuta Lombok, includes information on guesthouses, hotels, attractions and advice on travel, restaurants, nightlife and more. Overshadowed by Bali, Lombok is becoming the next travel spot for backpackers and other travelers in...   view more


A Unique Experience at the ‘Buitengoed De Panoven’

A Unique Experience at the ‘Buitengoed De Panoven’

Zevenaar, Netherlands

The other Holland consists of some amazing places like Arnhem, Nijmegen, the Veluwe, Achterhoek or Rivierenland, and will also provide you with unique experiences. It is basically the entire pink part of the map...   view more


How to Spend 24 Hours in Warsaw, Poland

How to Spend 24 Hours in Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland and only for that reason, the city is worth a visit! Despite all the tourist attractions the city has to offer, Warsaw also has a beautiful old town center and places where you can go back in the past and explore a little...   view more


25 Amazing Things You Absolutely Must Do in Ubud, Bali

25 Amazing Things You Absolutely Must Do in Ubud, Bali

Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud, Bali is surrounded by rice paddy fields, amazing landscapes, lush jungle, great spas, an amazing monkey forest, and with the most extraordinary pools of Bali. This post will tell you about 25 amazing things you absolutely must do in Ubud,...   view more


Travel Guide Ubud, Bali

Travel Guide Ubud, Bali

Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud, Bali is a must-visit when traveling through Bali. It is the cultural heart of the island and known as a place of rest, relaxation, and peace. Ubud is surrounded by rice paddy fields, green lush jungle, hills, rivers, valleys, and places where you can experience a true laid-back...   view more


Highlights of Thessaloniki, Greece

Highlights of Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki is the second largest city of Greece, next to Athens which is the largest. The city has a beautiful location which is a central point for going everywhere on the mainland of Greece: from Halkidiki to Meteora and to the south and...   view more


10 Best Places to Have Breakfast in Arnhem

10 Best Places to Have Breakfast in Arnhem

Arnhem, Netherlands

I have been living now for about half a year in Arnhem, The Netherlands. What I like the most about living in this city, is the number of local cafes and small shops. I often stroll around Arnhem to find new places to eat or...   view more


City Guide Oslo

City Guide Oslo

Oslo, Norway

Oslo is a city with many cultural and artistic places, but also with a wide offer of shops, restaurants, cafés and nature. If you’re planning a trip to this beautiful, Nowegian capital, two days certainly won’t be enough to spend in the...   view more


Travel Guide Lovina Bali

Travel Guide Lovina Bali

Lovina, Indonesia

Lovina is Bali’s main northern beach resort and tends to be the underdog in Bali, but is actually really worth a visit. Lovina has a nice tourist area, long sandy beach coastline, plenty of (budget) accommodation, and things to...   view more


City Guide Bergen - Norway

City Guide Bergen - Norway

Bergen, Norway

As the second largest city of Norway, Bergen is a well-known and popular city to visit during the time people travel through Norway. Although Bergen is one of the largest cities of Norway, it doesn’t look like it, because it has a small-town charm and...   view more


A Day Trip to Valkenburg with Exciting Things to Do

A Day Trip to Valkenburg with Exciting Things to Do

Valkenburg, Netherlands

I recently visited Maastricht and Valkenburg. Maastricht is a good base to see the rest of the Dutch province of Limburg. Visiting Valkenburg is one of the interesting possibilities. With this article, I would like to share with you 15 exciting things you can do in...   view more


Travel Guide Vlieland - The Netherlands

Travel Guide Vlieland - The Netherlands

Vlieland, Netherlands

A few weeks ago, I spent the weekend on the Wadden island Vlieland and I definitely enjoyed it: the beach, the small village and the nature, it was great! A nice getaway in my...   view more


How to Spend a Day in Valletta, Sliema and St Julians

How to Spend a Day in Valletta, Sliema and St Julians

Valletta, Malta

During my trip to Malta, I’ve visited Valletta, Sliema and St Julians in one day and I’ve seen much during this day. In this article I would like to share with you how I spend one day in the three...   view more


City Guide Kuala Lumpur

City Guide Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is a diverse city which characterize itself by all kinds of architecture. There is something to do for everyone: from shopping malls to several viewpoints and from food streets to cultural...   view more


20 Authentic Things You Must Do in San Juan La Laguna

20 Authentic Things You Must Do in San Juan La Laguna

San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala

San Juan La Laguna is one of the smaller villages around Lake Atitlán, Guatemala and is a great day-trip destination from Panajachel or San...   view more


Travel Guide San Juan, Guatemala

Travel Guide San Juan, Guatemala

San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala

This travel guide to San Juan La Laguna includes information on guesthouses, hotels, attractions and advice on travel, restaurants, nightlife and...   view more


City Guide George Town, Penang

City Guide George Town, Penang

George Town, Malaysia

Malaysia features many islands you can travel to during your round trip. One of the most popular islands is Penang, located at the west side of the...   view more


20 Amazing Activities to Do in Panajachel, Guatemala

20 Amazing Activities to Do in Panajachel, Guatemala

Panajachel, Guatemala

The sunsets from Panajachel are without question the best on the lake and the local market offers some of the freshest and cheapest produce...   view more


Hike to Indian Nose, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Hike to Indian Nose, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala

Are you planning to go hiking around Guatemala? One of the more popular hikes around Guatemala is the hike to Indian...   view more


Travel Guide Panajachel - Things to Do

Travel Guide Panajachel - Things to Do

Panajachel, Guatemala

Panajachel is one of the major tourism areas in Guatemala. The sunsets from Panajachel are without question the best on the lake and the local market offers some of the freshest and cheapest produce...   view more


10 Tips for Exploring the Van Gogh Museum

10 Tips for Exploring the Van Gogh Museum

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Vincent van Gogh is now cited as one of the most famous and influential figures in Western Art. Even if you are no art lover, a visit to the Van Gogh Museum is pretty nice to plan within your Netherlands...   view more


City Guide Aachen, Germany

City Guide Aachen, Germany

Aachen, Germany

You may know Aachen from its beautiful and atmospheric Christmas markets. However, the city also is a nice place for a city trip at other times of the...   view more


City Guide San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala

City Guide San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala

San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala

This travel guide to San Lucas Tolimán will tell you everything about the town’s best restaurants and activities, but also about San Lucas Tolimán’s nightlife and where you can...   view more


The Best Beaches of Langkawi

The Best Beaches of Langkawi

Langkawi, Malaysia

Comparing to Penang, Langkawi isn’t yet that touristic. You can find here long sanded beaches, green landscapes, small towns and jungle. You can travel around the island easily by renting a...   view more


Koh Lipe, A Hidden Pearl of Thailand!

Koh Lipe, A Hidden Pearl of Thailand!

Ko Lipe, Thailand

Koh Lipe is a Thai island located at the Southern West side of Thailand, close to Malaysia. It’s a true and hidden paradise, since the island is still very quiet and unspoiled. I’ve visited Koh Lipe during my roundtrip through Malaysia and loved every single minute of my time on the...   view more


Exploring the Malaysian Island Langkawi by Scooter

Exploring the Malaysian Island Langkawi by Scooter

Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi is less touristic and is still very pure. That’s also the reason why Langkawi is perfect to explore by scooter. We stayed a few days at Langkawi during our round trip through Malaysia. In this article I provide an island...   view more


Visiting the Chichicastenango Market in Guatemala

Visiting the Chichicastenango Market in Guatemala

Chichicastenango, Guatemala

One of the largest and most well-known markets in all Central America can be found in the small indigenous Mayan town of Chichicastenango, located in the western highlands of...   view more


Travel Guide Santa Catarina Palopo, Guatemala

Travel Guide Santa Catarina Palopo, Guatemala

Santa Catarina Palopo, Guatemala

The town of Santa Catarina Palopo is known for its geometric patterns on houses and buildings throughout town. You will not find many tourists here and have the chance to explore the real...   view more


The Authencity of Paros, Greece

The Authencity of Paros, Greece

Paros, Greece

Paros belongs to the Cyclades and is overloaded with atmospheric towns, beautiful beaches and romantic bays. In this article I’ll tell you all about this beautiful...   view more


10 Things to Do In and Around Mostar

10 Things to Do In and Around Mostar

Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina

One of those historical cities is Mostar: small streets, atmospheric restaurants, the famous Stari Most bridge, but also beautiful street art. You can find it all in Mostar! I really loved the city, but also in the surroundings (+/- 1-2 hours by car) you can find some magnificent...   view more


A City Guide to Sarajevo

A City Guide to Sarajevo

Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, definitely fascinated me! The city has two sides: an atmospheric old town with nice places but also the scars of its past. It’s a very diverse city with a lot of beautiful places in and around the...   view more


The Ultimate Guide to Bruges Christmas Markets, Belgium

The Ultimate Guide to Bruges Christmas Markets, Belgium

Brugge, Belgium

Every winter, the beautiful, historic, medieval, and old town of Bruges (also known as Brugge) transforms into a magical winter wonderland with sparkling lights, Christmas trees, and wonderful Christmas...   view more


Exploring the Greek Island Naxos

Exploring the Greek Island Naxos

Naxos, Greece

During my island-hopping trip in the Cyclades, I also paid a visit to Naxos: an atmospheric island with imposing mountain massifs, fertile valleys, delicious Greek food and locals who love to welcome...   view more


The Ultimate Travel Guide to Ramsey, Isle of Man

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Ramsey, Isle of Man

Ramsey, Isle of Man

Head north on the Isle of Man and you’ll find Ramsey, the second largest town on the Island. Ramsey has many tourist and leisure attractions and delightful shops and cafes to browse...   view more


The Ultimate Travel Guide to Peel, Isle of Man

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Peel, Isle of Man

Peel, Isle of Man

Head west on the Isle of Man and you’ll find Peel, the third largest town on the Island. Peel is a thriving Manx fishing port and is known as the ‘Sunset...   view more


24 Hours in Vienna during the Winter Season

24 Hours in Vienna during the Winter Season

Vienna, Austria

Vienna is the capital of Austria and perfect for a city trip! The city is rich with history, beautiful architecture & buildings, impressive squares, cozy eateries and lots of culture. You can easily spend here a few...   view more


The First-Time Guide to Visiting Melbourne, Australia

The First-Time Guide to Visiting Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia is one of those cities that just inspires romance and adventure, in the most unique fashion. This city’s great bounty of designer and independent boutiques, traditional European architecture and eclectic array of neat eats, makes it a decadent cornucopia of...   view more


The Ultimate Guide to El Rastro Madrid + Tips!

The Ultimate Guide to El Rastro Madrid + Tips!

Madrid, Spain

Are you traveling to Madrid and planning to visit El Rastro? Curious but not sure where to start? You won’t have time to go through it all, but you’ll discover the flavour of the authentic by strolling through its...   view more


Exploring Isle of Man’s Capital: Douglas

Exploring Isle of Man’s Capital: Douglas

Douglas, Isle of Man

Douglas is the capital town of the Isle of Man. Set on the east coast of the Island, Douglas is the largest town and offers a wide range of things to see and do. This travel guide will give you advice on how to get to Douglas, where to eat, what to do and where to stay in...   view more


A Guide to the Hauraki District in New Zealand

A Guide to the Hauraki District in New Zealand

Waihi, New Zealand

Located at the border of the Coromandel Peninsula, on the Northern Island of New Zealand, you can find the Hauraki District. It’s a small region which is well-known for, among other things, Waihi (a gold mine town) and the Hauraki Rail...   view more


Two Days Itinerary Groningen, The Netherlands

Two Days Itinerary Groningen, The Netherlands

Groningen, Netherlands

Groningen is the capital of the province in the northern part of The Netherlands and is a charming Dutch university town. It’s a lively city that has much to offer in terms of culture and events, beautiful historic monuments, great shopping districts, and excellent...   view more


A Quick Guide to Dubrovnik, Croatia

A Quick Guide to Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik is a beautiful port city located in Croatia. The Old Town of the city is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List and has some beautiful sights. In this article I’ll tell you more about the highlights of...   view more


A Day in Kuching and the Semenggoh Nature Reserve

A Day in Kuching and the Semenggoh Nature Reserve

Kuching, Malaysia

Kuching is the city of the cats. Literally, the name of the city also means ‘cat’. On diverse places around the city you can find statues of cats, but you can also find them all around the souvenir shops. Kuching is a very clean and safe city full of nice eateries and awesome street...   view more


Bruges: Choco-Story (Chocolate Museum)

Bruges: Choco-Story (Chocolate Museum)

Brugge, Belgium

On a damp Sunday morning, I decided to visit the Choco-story museum in Bruges and to indulge in my chocolate addiction without judgement. The chocolate museum in Bruges is a wonderful place to learn more about chocolate from bean to bar and...   view more


See the History of Belgian Fries, then Eat some!

See the History of Belgian Fries, then Eat some!

Brugge, Belgium

People always underestimate how much there is to learn about potatoes and fries. If you want to get away from the crowds in Bruges, Belgium or if you’re just a huge fries lover, a visit to the Frietmuseum is a great option. Stop in and say you saw something weird in...   view more


Bruges Canal Tour. Go Aboard and Explore Bruges!

Bruges Canal Tour. Go Aboard and Explore Bruges!

Brugge, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium is also known as the Venice of the North, referring to the numerous canals and bridges. A visit to Bruges isn’t complete without a boat tour on its canals. A Bruges canal tour allows you to appreciate the most noteworthy delights of the city from a completely different...   view more


A Guide to Kotor Bay: Must Do’s and Must Visits

A Guide to Kotor Bay: Must Do’s and Must Visits

Kotor, Montenegro

The town of Kotor probably is to most well-known place around Kotor Bay. As there are many cruise ships arriving in Kotor daily, it’s recommended to visit the town when it’s less crowded (for example in the late afternoon). The old town of Kotor is a must...   view more


Nightlife in Utrecht, the Netherlands: Best Kept Secret

Nightlife in Utrecht, the Netherlands: Best Kept Secret

Utrecht, Netherlands

Feeling like going out tonight in Utrecht? Nightlife in Utrecht is the “best kept secret” in the Netherlands. When the night falls, the city is very much alive and great to explore. Just stroll around the pretty city center, crossing the canals, to find the amazing nightclubs, pubs and...   view more


The Ultimate Travel Guide to Blankenberge, Belgium

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Blankenberge, Belgium

Blankenberge, Belgium

Blankenberge is one of Belgium’s most popular coastal towns with a long beach and promenade. Some of its main assets are a great pier, a huge fine sand beach, a lively shopping center, and a fun casino. With the healthy sea air you can clear your mind easily in...   view more


7 Day Trips to Make from Dubrovnik

7 Day Trips to Make from Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik is a beautiful, Croatian port city where you can easily spend a few days to explore all the places which the city has to offer. Earlier I’ve written a city guide with all the highlights of...   view more


De Haar Castle: the Largest Castle in the Netherlands

De Haar Castle: the Largest Castle in the Netherlands

Utrecht, Netherlands

It was a lazy, sunny Wednesday morning when I visited De Haar Castle, said to be the prettiest castle in The Netherlands. De Haar Castle had everything I expected from a castle; towers, turrets, ramparts, moats, gates and suspension...   view more


Anholt Castle: a Hidden Treasure in Germany

Anholt Castle: a Hidden Treasure in Germany

Anholt, Germany

For years Anholt Castle (also called Wasserburg Anholt) has been on my list of castles I once wanted to visit. With this post I hope to inspire you to visit the castle...   view more


How to Spend a Day in San Marino

How to Spend a Day in San Marino

San Marino, San Marino

San Marino, a small republic, is located in Europe and fully surrounded by Italy. Although the republic is small, you can perfectly enjoy a day in San Marino as it features beautiful places which will positively surprise...   view more


A Lovely Stay in Arcen, Limburg, The Netherlands

A Lovely Stay in Arcen, Limburg, The Netherlands

Arcen, Netherlands

Are you planning a visit to the southern part of the Netherlands? You might want to include the village of Arcen in your travel itinerary. Arcen is a village located in the province of Limburg and is famous for its historic castle and beautiful...   view more


A City Guide to Breda, the Netherlands

A City Guide to Breda, the Netherlands

Breda, Netherlands

Breda is a city in the Southern part of the Netherlands (in the province North Brabant) and the perfect destination for a city trip! Besides its rich history, it’s also a really nice city when it comes to restaurants, terraces and shopping...   view more


An Exciting 2 Days Winter Itinerary Bruges, Belgium

An Exciting 2 Days Winter Itinerary Bruges, Belgium

Brugge, Belgium

Bruges is often overshadowed by the glitz and glamour of its nearby cities, but if you take a closer look, you will be surprised. Bruges has old canals, historical buildings, and delicious...   view more


A Visit to the Restored Fort Pannerden, near Arnhem

A Visit to the Restored Fort Pannerden, near Arnhem

Arnhem, Netherlands

Today I would like to introduce you to a beautiful place in the surroundings of Arnhem; the exciting, surprising and beautifully restored ‘Fort Pannerden’. The fort of the Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie is hidden under the earth, but is five stories high. Can you...   view more


A Quick Guide to Monschau, Germany

A Quick Guide to Monschau, Germany

Monschau, Germany

Monschau is a small and idyllic town, located in the region of North Rhine-Westphalia and nearby the Belgian border. The town is one of the must visits when traveling to the Eifel, as it offers narrow alleys, beautiful half-timbered houses and is surrounded by green...   view more


Exploring Breskens, a Bustling Little Harbor Town

Exploring Breskens, a Bustling Little Harbor Town

Breskens, Netherlands

In this post, you will find out more about the charming harbor town, how to reach Breskens, what to do in Breskens, where to drink and dine, and where to stay...   view more


City Guide to Vlissingen – the Best Activities to Do

City Guide to Vlissingen – the Best Activities to Do

Vlissingen, Netherlands

Vlissingen is well worth a visit. It has a long boulevard, gorgeous beaches, a little marina, cute cafes, and an old inner city with a typically maritime ambiance. The area is also known for its excellent walking and cycling...   view more


10 Things to Do in Cologne, Germany

10 Things to Do in Cologne, Germany

Cologne, Germany

Cologne, also named Köln in German, is a beautiful city located in the state North Rhine-Westphalia. The city is nice to visit in all seasons of the year. There is so many to see and do in Cologne, you can easily spend a few days in and around the...   view more


The Best Things to Do and See in Zierikzee

The Best Things to Do and See in Zierikzee

Zierikzee, Netherlands

I not only walked along tourist spots, but also passed many beautiful buildings, churches, mills, city walls, defenses, and other beautiful historical sights, all within the former city walls of...   view more


Insider Tip: Explore Stunning Utrecht by Canoe!

Insider Tip: Explore Stunning Utrecht by Canoe!

Utrecht, Netherlands

This is the best travel tip in Utrecht I can give anyone who visits the most beautiful city in the Netherlands! Let me take you...   view more


The Ultimate Rotterdam Bucket List!

The Ultimate Rotterdam Bucket List!

Rotterdam, Netherlands

This Rotterdam Bucket list is a fun way to explore the Dutch city, checking off the things you have seen! Rotterdam has a vast amount of things to do and see, so depending on the time you have to visit, you need to pick the most enjoyable things based on your...   view more


Street Art In Rotterdam You Should Check Out

Street Art In Rotterdam You Should Check Out

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Street art is booming in Rotterdam. In recent years, more and more murals have enriched the streets of Rotterdam. I recently took a street art tour and would like to share the many beautiful artworks that are out on the streets with...   view more


Top 5 Restaurants in Breskens, Zeeland

Top 5 Restaurants in Breskens, Zeeland

Breskens, Netherlands

During our week of holiday in the town of Breskens, we enjoyed diner in several restaurants. There are plenty of possibilities in and around Breskens for a restaurant and in this post I’ll give you a selection of my favorite...   view more


The Best Food Hotspots in Rotterdam

The Best Food Hotspots in Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Netherlands

What are the best food hotspots in Rotterdam? We have listed the 15 best food hotspots in Rotterdam for you! From Afghan cuisine and market halls to a vegetarian paradise or the largest roof garden, Rotterdam has it...   view more


A Quick Guide to Hulst, Zeeland

A Quick Guide to Hulst, Zeeland

Hulst, Netherlands

If you’re travelling to the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands, you should absolutely pay a visit to the island of Zeeuws-Vlaanderen (Zeeland-Flanders). Here you can find, among other beautiful places, the fortified city of...   view more


Top 5 Restaurants on the Dutch Island Vlieland

Top 5 Restaurants on the Dutch Island Vlieland

Vlieland, Netherlands

The Dutch island Vlieland is part of the Wadden Islands, which are part of the countries Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. In the Netherlands, there are eight Wadden Islands from which five are inhabited. In this article, I’d like to share with you my top 5 restaurants on the...   view more


The Euromast in Rotterdam, is it Worth a Visit?

The Euromast in Rotterdam, is it Worth a Visit?

Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Euromast is one of the most iconic Rotterdam highlights and is unique in so many ways. It’s ingrained in the Rotterdam skyline, offers a fantastic 360° view of the city, has two restaurants, provides you the possibility to abseil or cable glide and even let you sleep among the...   view more


The Ultimate Toulouse Bucket List, France

The Ultimate Toulouse Bucket List, France

Toulouse, France

This Toulouse Bucket list is a fun way to explore the French city, preparing yourself for your Toulouse trip and checking off the things you have already...   view more


The 10 Best Rated High Tea Locations in Utrecht

The 10 Best Rated High Tea Locations in Utrecht

Utrecht, Netherlands

In the inner city of Utrecht you can find plenty of places where you can have a high tea. This makes it difficult to find the right one for you and your friends. To help you out I have made an overview of the 10 best rated high tea locations in...   view more


Nijmegen: a List of the Best Restaurants (pt 1)

Nijmegen: a List of the Best Restaurants (pt 1)

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Nijmegen is a beautiful city in the Netherlands which I visit a lot. As someone who lived there (and now live nearby) I know the city quite well. In a later post, I’ll provide you a city guide, but first it’s time for a list of the best restaurants in Nijmegen (in my opinion)....   view more


Climbing to the Top of Utrecht’s Dom Tower!

Climbing to the Top of Utrecht’s Dom Tower!

Utrecht, Netherlands

The Dom Tower is our pride, the pride of the inhabitants of Utrecht! We love the church! Climbing the Dom Tower is a wonderful opportunity to explore the city of Utrecht in an entirely different...   view more


The Best Route for Exploring Street Art in Utrecht

The Best Route for Exploring Street Art in Utrecht

Utrecht, Netherlands

Are you looking for the most beautiful street art in Utrecht? Then you don’t have to search long, because Utrecht is full of it! I often go looking for street art. Especially the suburbs of a city are often hotspots for street art. It’s a great surprise when you turn a corner and see a high mural or some beautiful graffiti. In Utrecht you can find plenty of street art like high murals and small colorful hidden...   view more


The Blue Lagoon, Comino Island – a Piece of Paradise in Malt

The Blue Lagoon, Comino Island – a Piece of Paradise in Malt

Valletta, Malta

The Blue Lagoon, located on the Comino island next to Malta, with its clear azure-colored shallow waters, rocks, and beaches, is without a doubt one of the most popular places on Malta for swimming, snorkeling, or...   view more


5 Free Things to Do in Santa Elena, Costa Rica

5 Free Things to Do in Santa Elena, Costa Rica

Santa Elena, Costa Rica

Although Santa Elena (and Monteverde) is famous for its amazing ziplines and breathtaking cloud forests, it’s also a great destination in Costa Rica to explore on a budget. During my trip in Costa Rica I explored 5 free things to do in Santa Elena that I really enjoyed. If you have some time left in Santa Elena or Monteverde and want to explore free things, this post is perfect for...   view more


3 Days Trip Itinerary to Leiden

3 Days Trip Itinerary to Leiden

Leiden, Netherlands

If you’re looking for some nice places to visit during your time in the Netherlands, Leiden should definitely be on your list! It’s a bustling city with some nice spots and beautiful places, also outside of the city center. In February, I spent the weekend in and around Leiden. In this article I’d like to share with you our...   view more