Browsing CategoryCity Guides

Tournai – Ultimate Travel Guide

Square in Tournai

Tournai is a lovely weekend destination for anyone interested in culture and history. However, it’s also a great place for enjoying in a wonderful Belgian cuisine. Easily reachable from London, Bruxelles or Amsterdam, here is a ‘Tournai – ultimate travel guide’ with everything you need to know about this beautiful town. Tournai – Ultimate Travel Guide Tournai is a city with more then 2000 years of history. It’s one of the oldest cities in Belgium. And it’s the birthplace of France. It was ruled by many different rulers from France, Spain, the Netherlands and even Austria. And all of them…

Local Artist’s City Guide: Eindhoven

In this second edition of Local Artist’s City Guide we’re featuring Eindhoven in the Netherlands. Marieke Vonk is a lovely Dutch designer and artist who creates wonderful paper art and illustrations. She shared with us some of must see places in Eindhoven, her home town. So, be sure to check out her recommendations before your trip there! Eindhoven City Guide #1 – What is your name & what do you do? I’m Marieke Vonk, a 29-year-old artist and graphic designer based in Eindhoven. I make abstract paper collages and am working on a series of fragile silhouettes. #2 – How…

Local Artist’s City Guide: Antwerp (Belgium)

Antwerp city

The best thing to do before any trip is to get recommendations and useful tips from a local. And when these locals are artists and designers, you’re going to get a real thing. That’s why we’re starting with a series of interviews with local artists living in a different European cities. The first interview is with a young Belgian artist Celine van Aken who, after travelling for a year, recently settled in Rotterdam. Celine is a wonderful artist who made her first international art piece at the end of 2017 in Curacao. She made a huge land art piece at the…

Ultimate Travel Guide: Muscat (Oman)

Muscat Al Alam Palace

Oman was one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever visited. I enjoyed every single day of my trip to Oman. And Muscat as its capital, definitely added a lot to it. With so many beautiful places it’s the city worth visiting. And here is the Ultimate Travel Guide that will help you in organising your trip to Muscat. Muscat Travel Guide First things first: Useful tips *TIP No. 1: Rent a car! There is a public transport in Muscat but it’s not efficient and nobody seems to use it. You’ll see many taxis around, but they are quite expensive…

Photo Journal: A week in Oman

I’ve had a huge expectations of my 7 days trip to Oman. I was reading a lot about it before I went. I’ve seen so many photos. But still, once I came there I was completely stunned and surprised by its beauty. By its culture. And its wonderful people. Here is a short photo journal from a week in Oman, one of the most wonderful countries I’ve ever been to. Photo Journal: A week in Oman Muscat I’ve started my trip in Oman’s capital, the city of Muscat. With it’s white buildings it reminded me of an oasis in a…

10 things you shouldn’t miss in Maastricht (the Netherlands)

Maastricht is one of my favourite cities in the Netherlands. It’s also a Dutch city which looks the least Dutch. It’s at the border with Germany and Belgium and it’s architecture, culture and cuisine are very much influenced by its neighbours. However, it’s also a great place for a weekend break. So, here is my selection of 10 things you shouldn’t miss in Maastricht. 10 things you shouldn’t miss in Maastricht #1 – Basilica of Our Lady Basilica of Our Lady is a beautiful Medieval church which looks a bit like a fortress. The reason is in a massive westwork…