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How to survive Florence

Our road trip in central Italy was coming to an end, and we were eager to come to discover one of Europe’s most historic, enticing...

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World Heritage #0789 – Historic Centre of the City of Pienza

Tuscany is full of picturesque old cities awaiting to be explored – and tourists are not hesitant to do so. Pienza is one of the...

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The essence of Tuscany from Pienza to Florence

This is the third article from a road trip in central Italy. This was going to be a long day and highly exaggerated in terms of ambitions,...

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World Heritage #0990 – Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites

The magnificent basilica dominating the north-west part of the hillside town of Assisi is accompanied by four less important religious...

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Almost spoiled visits to Spoleto, Assisi, Urbino and Cortona

This is the second chapter from a road trip in central Italy. A string of very tempting cities were coming up in Umbria and Toscana...

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Getting a digital detox in Italy

This is the first article from a road trip in central Italy. Our objective was to look up UNESCO World Heritage Sites in this part of the...

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The Ofoten line – wild, beautiful and important

One of Europe’s most awesome railway lines crosses Norway in less than 43 km, going from the fjord up into the mountains. The...

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VIDEO – Norway – Ofotbanen

The Ofoten Line (Ofotbanen) is a 43 km long railway from the port of Narvik to the Swedish border. It continues into Northern Swedish...

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World Heritage #1298 – Stoclet House

In 1911 a luxurious home to a wealthy banker and art collector was finished, sparing no costs in its richly decorated exterior and...

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World Heritage #1005 – Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)

It is such a pity with heritage sites that you can’t actually visit and discover the true reason why they are on the list....

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World Heritage #0855 – Flemish Béguinages

The white-coloured houses around a tranquil convent garden with high trees in the middle sends you mentally hundreds of years back in...

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World Heritage #0943 – Belfries of Belgium and France

This serial heritage site consists of 33 belfries scattered across both regions of Belgium and 23 in Northern France. Once you are in the...

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World Heritage #0996 – Historic Centre of Brugge

Brugge (or Bruges in English and French) is so charming, and so picture postcard perfect. There is so much to see, discover, learn and...

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World Heritage #0251 – Agra Fort

Judging by the entrance visitors usually are led through, the monumental Amar Singh Gate, this is undoubtedly a fortress – even with...

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World Heritage #0252 – Taj Mahal

Built as a monument to the undying love and affection the emperor Shah Jahan had for his second wife, the Taj Mahal is one of the...

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