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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

8 July 2021

10 books to lose yourself in this summer

What makes a summer read special? Is it our state of mind, relaxed and ready to immerse in something other than work? Is it like eating? […]
7 July 2021

Zagreb through street art

In the last couple of years Zagreb has slowly but certainly started to become one of the must-visit destinations in Europe. Beautiful city architecture, rich history, […]
6 July 2021

Visitors can now explore the underground levels of Rome’s famous Colosseum

For the first time ever visitors can now tour the subterranean levels of the Colosseum, where once only gladiators and animals ventured. 1. A previously unexplored […]
6 July 2021

Nur-Sultan celebrates 23 years as Kazakhstan’s capital

Today, Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan celebrates its 23rd anniversary. The young rapidly growing city sprung into existence around the small town of Akmola back in 1998. The […]
5 July 2021

New Netflix series shows the world’s most amazing vacation rentals

A new show on Netflix called “The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals” showcases some of the best places on the planet to spend a vacation at, […]
3 July 2021

Manneken Pis celebrates Kazakhstan’s independence anniversary

On the occasion of Kazakhstan’s 30th independence anniversary, the Belgian famous Manneken Pis wore a traditional ‘Shapan’. The ceremony took place today in the courtyard of […]
1 July 2021

Always wanted to see Rembrandt’s Night Watch in its full glory? This might be your only chance

Some paintings are forgotten the moment their creator paints the last stroke. They’re put in the back of a closet, never to come out again. Except […]
30 June 2021

LUMA tower designed by Frank Gehry opens in southern France

The LUMA tower has opened its doors in Arles, in the south of France. It was built by the architect Frank Gehry who, at the age […]
29 June 2021

10 of the best travel books

1. London Orbital by Ian Sinclair I’ve recently begun the Promenade Verte, a 60km trail around the outskirts of Brussels, taking in lovingly-tended guerrilla allotments and […]
28 June 2021

Being named a UNESCO World Heritage site is meaningful, so is being removed

The UNESCO World Heritage List includes various sites that are designated as having “outstanding universal value” under the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural […]
28 June 2021

The best travel films and documentaries ever

1. Around the World in 80 Days (1989) Excitement and adventure Written and presented by the comedian-actor, Michael Palin, based on the famous adventure novel by […]
25 June 2021

Tomorrowland is officially canceled this year

Organizers of Tomorrowland have announced that the festival will not take place this year. The decision was taken after talks held between the mayors and the […]
25 June 2021

These people travelled to Antarctica, more than 1.000 years before the Europeans

Even though Antarctica has been present on the world for a long time now, the continent doesn’t cease to surprise us. There are still a lot […]
24 June 2021

Travel documentary on Flanders to premiere on TV5 Monde

On Sunday 27th June, at 12:17 pm CET, TV5 Monde Europe premieres a new episode of Embarquement TV series, exploring the many wonders of Flanders in […]
22 June 2021

Tomorrowland at risk of being cancelled again: Leaders tasked to find a solution

At a press conference on Thursday June 17th, the mayors of Boom and Rumst said that the risks to public safety and health are too high. […]
21 June 2021

Bozar has announced the lineup for Brussels’ free open-air cinema

As part of the Urban Summer festival in Brussels, Bozar will be screening films in an outside cinema free of charge, and have recently announced the […]
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