Valkenburg

Valkenburg aan de Geul is a city situated in the southeastern part of the Netherlands. River Geul flows in the town of Valkenburg, hence the name ‘aan de Geul’. Major tourist attractions which we visited includes Valkenburg castle, the Grendel gate and the city centre Castle ruins: This attraction is just a remainder of what was once a towering castle, with […]

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Maastricht underground

Maastricht is a city located in south east of the Netherlands. Some of the main attractions of Maastricht includes Christmas market, the university, man-made caves and river Meuse (dutch: Maas). In the valleys of river meuse is mount saint Peter, which is rich in limestone, an excellent building material. From about 1000 years, the mountain was used by miners for […]

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Keukenhof, flower garden

Keukenhof is 68 years old, worlds largest flower garden, in Lisse Netherlands. It was initiated as a source of herbs for a castle’s kitchen in 15th century, which was later converted as spring park for public in 1950 with 236,000 visitors. It is opened every year from March-May, with a flower parade organised in April. The garden grows about 7 million […]

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Drielandenpunt

In the region of Vaals, Netherlands there is a major tourist attraction, a point where borders between three countries: Belgium, Netherlands and Germany (Duitsland) meet. It was established in 1918. Drielandenpunt in Dutch means a land where three points meet and is the highest point in Nederlands. Below is the map of Drielandenpunt, showing the intersection of country borders. Number […]

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2017 Favourites

Am thankful for this week challenge topic that made me realize how wonderful this year was. I have listed out some of my favourite destinations of the year 2017. 1. Castle at Kuringen Belgium: We were given an opportunity to plant a birth tree in name of our child born the previous year, organised by limburg government. It was a […]

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Belgium welcomes Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas also known as Sint Nicolaas, is saint of Myra, Turkey. Santa Claus, a famous name in America and Asia is also derived from Sinterklaas. He is considered as the patron saint of children who had done a lot of good deeds and miracles in his lifetime. In Belgium and Netherlands he is shown as an elderly man with white hair, a long […]

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Glow Golf

Glow Golf is a miniature golf with fluorescent light experience in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Apparently Glow Golf is located in many regions in The Netherlands, but we choose Apeldoorn, as we were staying in a hotel near by this area. The fluorescent miniature golf gives an unique experience as you get to play and enjoy the colours. It was for the […]

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Spa, Belgium

Have you ever wondered, what is the history and origin of resort Spa, which offers beauty treatment? Well, Spa word is originated from one of the touristic town of Belgium, located in Wallonia region. Spa is famous for its several natural mineral springs, Formula 1 race track, hiking and skiing. Spa mineral water is also produced in this town and is […]

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Esch-sur-Sûre, Luxembourg

Luxembourg is a small neighbouring country of Belgium. The country also shares its border with Germany and France. One part of Luxembourg is hilly region with mixed forest and the other part is modern urbanised region. The country boasts to have excellent wine and sparkling wine. We visited a small village, Esch sur Sauer in north western region of Luxembourg, near […]

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