Photo of the week: Skellig Michael

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Skellig Michael. Off the coast with Ireland lies a small island called Skellig Michael. Together with the neighboring Little Skellig these two islands go by the name ‘the Skellig Islands’. They are home to a broad range of birds. Skellig … Read More

Photo of the week: Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria)

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Veliko Tarnovo. We took this photo in 2012. One of our friends was working and living in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. When we came to visit her and her family, they took us on a day trip to the … Read More

Living in America

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Why fly? My first flight was on the 11th of May 1998. Even though I had been to the UK several times, I had always travelled by boat. My trips to Prague, Berlin, Paris, Rome and even Norway had been … Read More

A closer look at: Waitemata Harbour

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  Its name. The Harbour’s original Maori name was Whanga-nui o Toi. The English translation is ‘the big bay of Toi’. Toi was an explorer who sailed from Polynesia and arrived at this bay around 1125 AD. Later on they … Read More

Coast to Coast Walk Auckland – New Zealand

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One year. There are travelers who rush from one tourist attraction to the next. They follow their guidebook and try to see as much as possible usually within a limited amount of time. There are also travelers who go somewhere … Read More

Highlights of Veere – the Netherlands

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Intro. When you’re in the Dutch Province Zeeland, don’t forget to visit a small city named ‘Veere’. It has a very special history. Even though these days it’s small, it used to be important in the past. Why? The story … Read More

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