Caves and tunnels under the castle garden – Sintra, Portugal

Quinta de la Regaleira is one of the many beautiful castles in Sintra, a beautiful place in Portugal. While all of the castles are beautiful and interesting to see, Quinta de la Regaleira stands out because of its amazing garden around the castle. Visitors can wander around the many winding paths for hours, finding waterfalls, fountains and even a hidden cave system!… Read More Caves and tunnels under the castle garden – Sintra, Portugal

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The 10 most photogenic spots in Athens – Athens, Greece

Are you going to visit Athens and hoping to take some beautiful pictures to show your family and friends when you return? After the post about the most photogenic spots in Paris, I put together a similar list about the best places to take beautiful pictures in Athens.… Read More The 10 most photogenic spots in Athens – Athens, Greece

One man’s ruin is another man’s treasure – Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Are you enjoying your holiday in Tunis and do you need a break from the busy city? Whithin half an hour with the train, you’ll be in Sidi Bou Said, a picturesque small town on the coast of Tunisia. A visit to Sidi Bou Said could also be easily combined with a visit to Tunis and/or Carthage, if you’re staying somewhere else in Tunisia. Especially if you like romantic small towns, this lovely place is a must-see.… Read More One man’s ruin is another man’s treasure – Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Rooms of porcelain and a private church – Madrid, Spain

The royal palace of Madrid is a huge palace in the center of the city and one of the city’s top tourist attractions. It’s officially the residence of the royal family, but they only use it for ceremonies and live in another palace in the outskirts of Madrid. Because of that, us tourists can visit the inside of this beautiful building!… Read More Rooms of porcelain and a private church – Madrid, Spain

More beautiful than the Disney castle – Sintra, Portugal

Some will love it, others will thik it looks like it was built by a child with a box of colorful building blocks, but I absolutely loved it! Palacio da Pena is a 19th-century castle that lies on top of a mountain in a lovely town called Sintra, near Lisbon. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the seven wonders of Portugal.… Read More More beautiful than the Disney castle – Sintra, Portugal

The biggest aquarium of Europe – Valencia, Spain

Right next to the famous Ciudad de las artes y las ciencias in Valencia, there’s a building in the same style, designed by Félix Candela, called l’oceanogràfic. The white and blue building has a sparkling fish on the facade and it’s the entrance to a huge aquarium. In fact, L’oceanogràfic is the largest aquarium complex… Read More The biggest aquarium of Europe – Valencia, Spain

The art of Portugese azulejos – Lisbon, Portugal

When I was reading about Portugal, I came across many pictures of houses and churches decorated with beautiful tiles, called azulejos. Because I wanted to learn more about the art of these azulejos, I decided to visit the Museu Nacional do Azulejos in Lisbon, where you can explore the history of the art of painted Portugese tiles.… Read More The art of Portugese azulejos – Lisbon, Portugal

A palace, a funfair or modern architecture? – Rotterdam, the Netherlands

When I first saw these houses, I thought: ‘How can anyone live comfortably in these houses?’ But believe me, it’s possible. There are 39 of these cube houses in Rotterdam, of which one is a museum. This Kijk-kubus museum even has some custom-made furniture, adapted to the sloped walls.… Read More A palace, a funfair or modern architecture? – Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The 15 most photogenic spots in Paris – Paris, France

Are you planning a trip to Paris and looking for the best places to take beautiful holiday pictures? Paris is a beautiful city and there are many beautiful picture spots, you just need to know where to find them! In this post, I will show you some really photogenic spots in Paris. Your holiday photobook and/or your instagram feed will look super enviable after taking pictures in these places!… Read More The 15 most photogenic spots in Paris – Paris, France