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Posts tagged "day-trip"

Visiting the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery in Hong Kong

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series CheeseWeb's Asian Adventure 2013.In retrospect, I should have done more research, but the only thing I could focus on was the number of stairs; 431 steps in the humid Hong Kong heat. The things I will do for a photo opportunity.

Hotel Chateau Clery and Le Berthier Restaurant, Boulogne, France

The Hotel Chateau Cléry is a gorgeous place to stay in the Boulogne region of France. With its expansive parkland and delicious restaurant it makes a lovely rural retreat, just minutes from bustling Bouglone-Sur-Mer.

Visiting the NAUSICAA Aquarium in Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France

In a rather unassuming concrete building, on the edge of Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, is an aquatic wonderland, waiting to be discovered, just a short drive from Belgium. Its name is NAUSICAA and it is an aquarium like no other.

6 Things to Do in Beersel, near Brussels, Belgium

I’m always eager to explore a new part of Belgium and when it’s with a local guide, even better. So when a friend offered to show me around her town, Beersel, just outside of Brussels, I was keen to see what she had in store.

Visiting the Castle of Freÿr in Wallonia, Belgium

With its Renaissance style architecture, terraced formal gardens and fascinating history, the Castle of Freÿr, on the Meuse River, would be at home among the chateaux of France’s Loire Valley. However, you’ll find it right here, in the province of Namur, in Wallonia, Belgium.

Touring Hungary’s Danube Bend

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Euro Summer 2013.As much as we love exploring Europe’s beautiful cities, we also enjoy seeing the countryside of this diverse little continent. That’s why I jumped at the chance to take a tour of the Danube Bend, while on my recent trip to Budapest, Hungary.

The Cotswolds, England – A day-trip in Photos

If you dream of honey coloured thatched-roof cottages, right out of a Victorian romance novel, a day exploring the Cotswolds of central England may be just the place for you.

A Day-Trip to Bosnia Herzegovnia – Part 2 – Mostar and Ston, Croatia

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Croatia and Bosnia.We spent a lovely day in Bosnia Herzegovina recently where we explored ruins, the countryside, a UNESCO site and, of course, food. It was a day we won’t soon forget. (If you missed part one of our day-trip read about Visiting Počitelj)

A Day-Trip to Bosnia Herzegovina – Part 1 – Počitelj

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Croatia and Bosnia.We spent a lovely day in Bosnia Herzegovina recently where we explored ruins, the countryside, a UNESCO site and, of course, food. It was a day we won’t soon forget.
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5 Belgian Cities You Need to Visit in 2014 (and what to do once you get there)

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