Cartoon Murals in Brussels

Belgian comics help mend a city and increase tourism The year after the horror of terrorist bombings in March 2016, the number of tourists to Brussels dropped by 40%. A significant effort was made to shore up the tourism industry, and one initiative, which has proven successful, appealed to fans of Belgian caricatures, animated books…

Art and Inspiration in the Netherlands

Our flight from Berlin to Amsterdam was at the crack of dawn and we were transported from the frenetic electric energy of Germany’s capital to the serene green pastures and beautiful light of Holland.  Our Airbnb in Holland is located in Naarden, about 30 minutes east of Amsterdam so we can enjoy both city and rural…

A feast for the eyes in Berlin

A glimpse at some of the art available for viewing in Berlin…from the Berlinische Galerie, to the East Side Gallery and ending with a Street Art tour. So much to feast your eyes on!

Impressions of Berlin

Our airplane tickets were purchased four months ago, and finally, on September 4th, we landed in Berlin to start our journey! We are excited, not too jet-lagged and ready for adventure 😉 Mixed first impressions We have to admit, our first impressions of Berlin were jumbled – though this was probably coloured by jet-lag fog…