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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.

27 June 2022

Tall Ships and chubby beers – July’s big weekend in Antwerp

The Tall Ships Race returns to Antwerp this year for the 7th time, mooring at the Scheldt Quays from 22 to 25 July 2022. This completely free event is a chance to […]
15 June 2022

Green refreshing spots in Leuven

Leuven is known for its stunning medieval squares, great shopping and for KU Leuven, its world-leading university (Big Bang Theory, anyone?), but it’s also blessed with […]
18 May 2022

How to spend 48 hours in Helsinki in a sustainable way

One of the lessons the pandemic has given to society is that our lives can change from one day to the next. The change can be […]
6 May 2022

Meise Botanic Garden, a perfect get away for families

Spreading over 92ha, just outside Brussels, the Meise Botanic Garden is one of the largest botanic gardens in the world. Over two centuries old, it is […]
25 February 2022

48 hours in Tenerife

A short trip to Tenerife is always a good idea, the welcoming, mild climate of the largest of Canary Islands for which it earned a nickname […]
1 February 2022

24 hours in Cuneo

Rome, Venice, Lucca, Florence, Naples, Milan, San Gimignano… What do all of these have in common, you ask? Well, they’re all quite famous or at least […]
14 January 2022

48 hours in Santarém

With a growing reputation among food-lovers, this historic and up-and-coming Portuguese city, just an hour from Lisbon and easily accessible by car or train, has everything […]
12 November 2021

24 hours in Florence

Florence, maybe one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is rich in history, art, and traditions. The city is full of masterpieces and if […]
9 November 2021

48 hours in Leuven

Leuven packs a big punch for its size. Less than half an hour from Brussels by train, the city — home to a top university and […]
29 October 2021

48 hours in Lake Bled

There is a special charm in having short trips – though there isn’t enough time to fully discover the destination, you get a glimpse and a […]
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 […]
14 September 2021

48 hours in Prague

A city trip to Prague is never boring! Prague is one of the most beautiful European capitals. The Czech capital has colourful squares and winding streets, […]
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 […]
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