Just across the border with Belgium you will find Eindhoven, a city mostly known because of Philips and PSV. But for me, the city has a special meaning because I lived here for almost 4 years because of my Ph.D. With my boyfriend, I explored a lot of restaurants and we enjoyed the atmosphere and..
Because we are going to Iceland soon, I thought it would be a good idea to read some books set in Iceland. The three books that I picked are all different in topic, setting, and writing style. But I am sure that there is at least one book that will appeal to you. Burial Rites..
This road trip from Chicago to Las Vegas has some stops in beautiful National Parks like Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Zion. But, you will also visit some lesser known places. It is a good mix of magnificent nature, wildlife, and city life. Road trip planning First of all, although I say we started in Chicago,..
This 2.2 km (1.4 mile) hike in Dixie National Forest, Utah is not a popular one. We were the only one there at that point to hike the Vermillion Castle Trail. But, that makes it even better, I don’t like hikes where there are a lot of people. Although it is a short hike, it..
Just outside of Rapid City, South Dakota, we decided to do a little hike to enjoy the beautiful nature in Black Hills National Forest. We ended up going to Buzzards Roost, where you have different options to hike or mountain bike. We went up via the Pretty vulture trail to the lookout point. The view..
Zion National Park is located in Utah and is dominated by Zion Canyon. We already visited this National Park twice, as it has so much to offer. You keep coming back to it. And we are not alone: it is one of the most popular parks in Utah. Zion National Park is most famous for..
Until a few years ago, I was the type of woman who packed 20kg to go on a beach holiday for a week. I was always amazed by people who could pack everything in a tiny suitcase. When I have to travel for work now, I can manage to pack light. Although it is not..
Chicago has been a city that I was curious about because I heard so many different things. Some people just love it while others hate it because it is so busy. So I was pretty happy I could go there for a business trip. Although we were there for only a few days, I must..
A lot of people who want to visit Europe, don’t always know where to begin. Or they know where to start but don’t know the good connections to see as much of Europe as possible. Now there is a solution: Eightydays: a site and app that plans multi-city trips in a few clicks. Not..
Starting in Achouffe, you can do a beautiful 8km hike. It is a round trip that can be extended to around 12k. In the beginning, you have to cross a little river but because it is not deep, this is fairly easy to do: take off your shoes and socks, roll up your pants and just..