Category: Travel

Sightseeing at Park Guell, Barcelona

Sightseeing at Park Guell, Barcelona

If you are a fan of Gaudi, or not, you should visit Park Guell if you go to Barcelona. It (probably) won’t be like anything you’ve seen before. A collaboration between entrepreneur, Eusebi Guell, and architect, Antoni Gaudi, saw the creation of Park Guell in 1900. Gaudi wanted Park Guell to be a private estate …

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Discovering the Canals of Bruges

Discovering the Canals of Bruges

I am somehow drawn to water, so if I visit somewhere with canals, you can be sure they will be on my list of things to see. While in Bruges, I headed to the Spiegelrei Canal and wandered along its banks. There are some lovely colourful buildings in the traditional stepped-gable design. Next, the Augustijnenrei …

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Brussels: Save the Best ’til Last

Brussels: Save the Best ’til Last

This is the last of my Brussels’ posts and these are my best photographs for you to get a last glimpse of the city. As I’ve mentioned before, choosing photographs to be the best is very subjective. For me, I choose the best ones based on interesting subjects and nice views, colours, reflections, rule of …

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The Prettiest Street in Bruges

The Prettiest Street in Bruges

Gouden-Handrei is, arguably, one of the prettiest streets in Bruges so, of course, I had to make a beeline for it when I visited in January 2020. The street carries on into Spaanse Loksaai and ends at the Augustijnenreibrug – a three-arched bridge dating from the 14th century, making it the city’s oldest. After the …

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