Category: Europe

Here you will read all about my favourite places in Europe

Dutch vs Afrikaans vs English

De Kwakels in Zaanse Schans

Have you ever found direct translations of other languages interesting or even entertaining?
These are a few of my favourite Dutch-to-Afrikaans-to-English translations.

Keukenhof revisited

Keukenhof tulips

Is Keukenhof really worth all the hype? Come judge for yourself!

My first visit to Paris

Eiffel tower in Paris at night surrounded by clouds

It has been nearly 12 years since my first visit to Paris, France. I had a bucket list since I can remember and one of the things I wanted to experience was to be at the top of the Eiffel tower by my 25th birthday.

Switzerland: Maienfeld

Side view of Heidi's home

Many years ago I was lucky enough to visit the stunning Switzerland with my uncle, auntie and cousin. One of the places we visited was Heididorf where Johanna Spyri’s book comes to life.

Picturesque Towns around Lake Garda

Sirmione Castle through vegetation

When I first heard that I will be visiting Lake Garda I had no idea what to expect. Now that I’ve visited, I cannot think of many other places that has the charm of this part of Italy.