A Week in Dubai Itinerary – How to Spend A Week in Dubai

Dubai sign at Jumeirah Beach Residence

With its amazing architecture, huge theme parks and shopping malls, Dubai is definitely a place that shouldn’t be missed. Surrounded by the beautiful Arabian desert and the turquoise waters of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is famous for its world cuisine, traditional markets and its ancient culture. There is so much to do in Dubai, you can spend the whole week there. This is a guest post from a fellow blogger Neha from Dubai Wikia, who has created this a week in Dubai itinerary for the Culture Tourist, with some ideas on how to spend a week there. A Week in…

I’m going to follow the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh

Following the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh

I have quite an announcement to make today! I’m going to follow the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh. It’s a trip I wanted to do for such a long time. And finally, tomorrow, I’m going on a two weeks long trip from Amsterdam all the way to the south of France. I will be looking for places where Vincent lived, worked, or where some of his famous paintings are displayed today. My trip in numbers It’s quite a big trip, but if it were represented in numbers only, it would look like this: Between 2,500 and 3,000 kilometres 14 days…

Best Canal Cruises in Amsterdam

Boats on an canal in Amsterdam

One of the first things coming to anyone’s mind when thinking of Amsterdam are its beautiful canals. There are songs written about them, more than 1,500 bridges crossing them and they are depicted on probably every single postcard from Amsterdam. The best way to explore them is on a boat, so I’ve made here a little guide with the best canal cruises in Amsterdam and some interesting facts about those famous canals. Best Canal Cruises in Amsterdam There are so many different canal cruises in Amsterdam to choose from, it could be hard to pick the best one. However, after…

Day trip from Dublin: Cliffs of Moher & Galway

Cliffs of Moher

With its forty shades of green and fifty shades of grey, Ireland has a beautiful countryside. During the five days I’ve spent in Dublin, I wanted to explore some places outside its capital, as well. After some research, I liked the most a day trip from Dublin to Cliffs of Moher and Galway. We had such a great time during it, that I decided to write the whole blog post about it. Day trip from Dublin: Cliffs of Moher & Galway Whenever I’m travelling I like the most visiting some places outside the big cities or capitals of the countries.…

Colouring Postcards: Rembrandt in Amsterdam

Colouring postcards Rembrandt in Amsterdam Rembrandthuismuseum

The year 2019 is celebrated as the year of Rembrandt in the Netherlands. Many special events and exhibitions are organised throughout the year to celebrate the work of a famous Dutch painter. I wanted to give my contribution, by designing a set of colouring postcards ‘Rembrandt in Amsterdam’ dedicated to his life and work in the Dutch capital. Rembrandt in Amsterdam Rembrandt lived during the 17th Century and has spent most of his career as a painter in Amsterdam. Many places related to his life and work could still be seen around the city. From the houses where he lived…

Irish writers in Dublin: Literary guide to Dublin

Trinity College library in Dublin

There are few countries that could compare with Ireland when it comes to a number of writers coming from them. Four Irish writers won a Nobel Prize for literature. And you can feel so well that love towards the written word while in Ireland. During my trip to Dublin, I wanted to explore that part of Irish culture more and have created this literary guide to Dublin to help other bookworms to find places related to Irish writers in Dublin. Irish writers in Dublin I always wondered why there are so many famous writers coming from Ireland. And yet, not…