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Christian Nielsen is a journalist and keen tourism industry watcher based in Brussels. He writes pretty much anything that takes his fancy, from  the woes of travelling with kids to the latest ‘impact investing’ developments in Europe. But most of his output these days is in EU affairs, sci-tech writing and marcoms.

30 September 2021

Tale of two Spanish beach cities

Could Malaga take over from Barcelona as Spain’s top city-beach destination in these post-Covid times? Probably not, but it might come down to smart tourism choices. […]
30 September 2021
Maastricht

24 gourmand hours in Maastricht

Maastricht. A small city in the South of the Netherlands that immediately enchants you with its charm. It’s the birthplace of the EU and reachable from […]
21 September 2021

24 hours in Vatican City

Vatican City is the core of Catholicism traditions and culture. But it is also more. The Holy See guaranteed the presence of artists, poets, saints, women […]
26 August 2021

24 hours in Madrid

The capital city of Spain, Madrid is unsurprisingly a must see destination. From the wide, bustling streets lined with majestic buildings to the calming, green parks, […]
18 August 2021

48 hours in Perugia

If you are interested in medieval cities, you should definitely visit Perugia. Located in Umbria, the green heart of Italy, Etruscan Perugia offers splendid views and […]
4 August 2021

24 hours in Bath

The largest city in the English county of Somerset, Bath has been inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 1987. They city was first […]
19 July 2021

48 hours in Tirana

Traditionally it may not be one of the first countries you would think of visiting, but Albania is becoming increasingly popular because of its interesting history, […]
30 June 2021

7 Offbeat places to visit in India

India, the seventh largest country in the world, is blessed with one of the oldest existing cultures. It abounds in places that are offbeat and mesmerizing, […]
17 June 2021

24 hours in Bristol, UK

One of my favourite UK cities is Bristol, located in the southwest of England and straddling the River Avon. The city has an important maritime history […]
16 June 2021

Walk with alpacas – a perfect nature day near Brussels

There are many things that you can do to relax, recharge and reconnect with nature but one of the most fun ones is definitely taking a […]
15 June 2021

How to survive at the Côte d’Azur when you don’t like crowds

Sometimes, choosing a holiday destination can be a bit of a pickle. Especially when you’re not a big fan of crowds, it can be challenging. On […]
10 June 2021

24 hours in Córdoba

Located in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia, Córdoba, the capital city of the province of the same name, is an unforgettable place. As well as […]
2 June 2021

24 hours in Granada

The city of Granada in southern Spain’s Andalusia region offers a wealth of beauty and history. Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, the […]
27 May 2021

Ranch Deer Valley and Rastoke waterfalls – a perfect day in Croatia’s nature haven

There are places where you really feel how special they are just by experiencing the surroundings, soaking in the beauty of the landscape and sound. One […]
21 May 2021

Fužine – perfect weekend in the green heart of Croatia

If you are longing for a weekend in nature, a perfect place to go is definitely Fužine in Croatia. Located in the region of Gorski kotar, […]
11 May 2021

This 137 kilometer-long trail is officially the most beautiful in the Benelux

Since the beginning of the pandemic, walking has rapidly become our new favorite pastime. It was the perfect excuse to get out of the house and […]
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