Public transportation in Stockholm and Uppsala ~ Sweden

Public transport Sweden

Travelling by public transportation in Sweden is viable. There are a multitude of options (intercity trains, commuter trains, buses, trams, and metros) to get from point A to B. Continue reading

Our trip to Uppsala in January 2017

Uppsala Domkyrka

Prior to our trip to Uppsala, I looked up some images, as my imagination was unable to conjure up images of the city. I didn’t have any idea at all what Sweden would look like. Continue reading

Traveling through Europe // Bed & Breakfast Kroksta Gård ~ Sweden

Sweden red farm house

We spent weeks looking for an affordable hotel in Uppsala online. We came across many small rooms with a shared bathroom in the hallway. That’s why we decided to look outside of Uppsala. Continue reading

Traveling through Europe // Aberdaron on the Llŷn peninsula ~ Wales

Wales Llyn Aberdaron beach

In order to still go on a bit of a pilgrimage, we visited the 12th century St Hywyn’s Church in Aberdaron, also known as the Cathedral of Llŷn, which is located right above the coastal line. Continue reading

Driving down the coast of Belgium

Belgian Coast Nieuwpoort eagles

We went for a drive to Nieuwpoort, a seaside resort at the Belgian coast. From our home town Breda, we drove via ‘traffic jam city’ Antwerp and Ghent. After a short stop in Nieuwpoort-Bad, we followed the coast north, back to Netherlands. A fine drive along dunes and through several lovely seaside resorts. Continue reading

Driving around Andalucia part 1 // Seville

Andalucia Sevilla Oranges Giralda

It was truly amazing to visit the richly decorated Cathedral of Seville, to stroll through the Moorish fort, the royal palace and the gardens of the Alcázar, and to admire the art treasures and the medieval Islamic architectural design on one day. Continue reading

Our road trip through the south-east of England

South England Avebury sheep

We drove through Wiltshire, Hampshire and Sussex, explored prehistoric Avebury and Stonehenge, missed a freshly made crop circle, came across the most adorable little churches, walked at the green tops of the Seven sisters, and watched the waves roll up and then down the beach below the magnificent white cliffs of Birling Gap. Continue reading