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Ommegang Medieval Festival in Brussels, Belgium

The Ommegang pageant takes place each year in Brussels, Belgium, to commemorate the ‘joyous entry’ of Charles V, and is an important part of the country’s cultural heritage.

A Month in Spain and Morocco in Photos

Sunday we returned to Brussels after a month long experiment in working remotely in Andalusia, Spain and Tangier, Morocco. It was challenging and rewarding. We learned a lot and we have some big plans to share with you soon. As you can well imagine, we have plenty of stories and photos to share. While we recover and regroup, here are a few of our favourite photos from our month.

Christmas in Brussels, Belgium – Ice Magic Festival, Skyliner, Iceberg, and More

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Christmas in Belgium.Brussels, Belgium is a winter wonderland, this Christmas season, with a variety of brand new activities to enjoy over the holidays.

Utterly Breathtaking – Dale Chihuly at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts

Imagine a world filled with brilliantly coloured organic shapes entirely made of glass. You’ve just pictured the world created by glass artist Dale Chihuly.

48 Hours in Madrid, Spain

[Editor’s Note] Today we have a guest post with a wonderfully detailed itinerary for a Spanish city I have yet to visit, Madrid. After reading Michael’s post, it is definitely on my ‘must visit’ list.

Our Favourite Photos of Architecture in Prague, Czech Republic

This entry is part 20 of 24 in the series Portugal & Andalusia 2012.This spring I had the opportunity to visit Prague, with my visiting parents. It was the first time any of us had been to the Czech Republic and I was particularly taken with the city’s architecture. The styles ranged from the Gothic St Vitus Cathedral to the Art Deco hotels of the city centre to the modern curved design of the ‘Dancing House’. The following collection includes my favourite photos of the architecture of Prague.

Our 10 Favourite Photos from Seville, Spain

This entry is part 19 of 24 in the series Portugal & Andalusia 2012.With swirling Flamenco dresses, colourful mosaic tiles, internationally themed architecture and vibrant gardens, Seville, Spain is a photographer’s paradise. Today we share 10 of our favourite photos from this inspiring city.

Visiting Seville Cathedral and the Giralda, Andalusia, Spain

This entry is part 18 of 24 in the series Portugal & Andalusia 2012.We’re suckers for a great view and, in Seville, Spain, the best one was from the top of the Giralda, at the Cathedral of Seville.

Visiting the Alcázar of Seville, Spain

This entry is part 17 of 24 in the series Portugal & Andalusia 2012.The final Moorish palace of our travels in Andalusia was the Real Alcázar of Seville. Just when we thought we were ‘palaced out’, we realised we saved a great one for last.
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