Photo of the week: the Death Railway (Thailand)

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The Thai-Burma Railway. In the history of Thailand there is one tragic episode that is known to many people worldwide. During WWII the Japanese occupied Burma (nowadays called ‘Myanmar’). They needed to bring troops and supplies over to their just … Read More

A closer look at: poffertjes (the Netherlands)

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History. It is unclear what the precise origin of these tiny Dutch pancakes is. According to one story they were first prepared in a monastery near Woerden (the Netherlands). In this monastery they always made so-called hosts for the Church. … Read More

Huriel – a French artists’ village

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A pretty little town. When you’re in the center of France, driving along the highway A71 and following your way westwards you may arrive in a small artists’ village, called Huriel. It’s a pretty little town and we decided to … Read More

Highlights in and near Treis-Karden – Germany

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A small town. Big cities are great holiday destinations. They often have museums, playgrounds and other attractions. When it comes to accommodation you usually have a lot of choice and because there is so much choice it is quite rare … Read More

A pancake hike – the Netherlands

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Intro. There is one place in the Netherlands where I’ve been coming for years to hike. To hike and eat pancakes, because most hikes over here finish at one of the two pancake restaurants in the little village of ‘De … Read More

Photo of the week: Ehrenburg (Germany)

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Ehrenburg (Germany). Near the river Moselle in Germany there are many castles you can visit. One of those castles is Burg Ehrenburg. The entrance to this castle is quite impressive. These days they have turned part of the castle into … Read More

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