Europe

6 “Must-Dos” when visiting Antwerp, Belgium

The city of Antwerp is a historic port city on Belgium’s River Scheldt. It is the world’s diamond district. It is the second-largest city in Belgium with amazing Architectures and tons of culture and character. I usually find it easier and cheaper to fly to Eindhoven Airport in the Netherlands and take a short bus or train ride to Antwerp Train Station. Here is my brief summary of five must do and see in Antwerp. …

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Brussels: The Lion of Europe…My favourite city

Brussels the Belgium capital is indeed a very unique city, I always feel a different energy and vibe each time I visit. It is very historic with incredible architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, yet very hip with loads of music and festivals to see. It is bureaucratic as the EU headquarters and home to multiple multinational institutions, yet it is bizarre, it oozes with amazing self-confidence yet unshowy, Brussels is multicultural to its roots. …

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Solar Powered Beauty in Ireland

Dublin- Summer of 2021 If you have lived In Ireland long enough, you would know not to expect a lot in the ‘summer months. The typical picture: several layered clothes, jacket and ‘hoodies’ and of course the essential umbrella or windbreaker. Two to three days of sunlight without enough intensity for a suntan would be an added bonus. Of course, we all love the sun, maybe it is due to the lack of it all …

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A Day trip to Skerries

I was chatting with a friend that was visiting from Canada for the first time and he was so interested in visiting Skerries, I couldn’t understand why because I always see it as a small coastal town 30km North of Dublin City, especially because I used to live in Balbriggan and travelled through the town every day for 3 years, it seems quiet and uneventful though beautiful because of the coastal views. Last week we …

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A Trip to Waterford…the Viking City

The story of Waterford began with the arrival of the Vikings in 914. The city has an exciting medieval flavour and riverside bustle to it. The trip to Waterford was interesting, the bus Eireann bus 5 that I took went through the old road which was longer than bus 4 but the scenic views were breathtaking. Needless to say, it was a long trip worth taking for the views. There is loads of ancient civilization …

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