The Deventer Book Market

The Deventer Book Market is one of the biggest book markets in the entire Europe, and occurs for only a day in August 4th. This was my first time visiting the city, since it was quite far from where I live - around one and a half hour by train. Fortunately the weather was wonderful, … Continue reading The Deventer Book Market

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The beautiful Chillon Castle by the lake, Switzerland

Located by the small city of Montreux in the heart of Europe, the relatively small Chillon Castle was hundreds of years ago used as a defence construction for the ships passing by the biggest lake in Europe, Lake Geneva. Now, it is a place of Chinese tourists, historians, school trips and random solo-travelers such as … Continue reading The beautiful Chillon Castle by the lake, Switzerland

Your mini guide to Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne  is probably not the first city you think of visiting when you think of Switzerland. Situated by the biggest lake in Europe, Lake Geneva, it is paler and less touristy compared to Geneva and Montreux, both located nearby each other. However this little city has its own charm, and here are my experiences exploring … Continue reading Your mini guide to Lausanne, Switzerland

Muiderslot: a travel back to Medieval times

The Muiden Castle, locally known as the Muiderslot, is a daytrip away from Amsterdam, and not a very known trip destination for international visitors. As a person who has been living in Holland for over three years, even I myself did not know this place existed until only recently. However on an uncommonly warm spring … Continue reading Muiderslot: a travel back to Medieval times

Churches, blue skies and historical buildings – Ghent, Belgium

On Valentine's Day I spent my day with my mom on a one-night visit to Ghent, a small town in Belgium around 2 hours train ride from The Hague where I live. It's a beautiful, typical European city with lots of things to visit, and it was a very enjoyable two days spent, with great … Continue reading Churches, blue skies and historical buildings – Ghent, Belgium