Travel in Vienna

Monday morning Today I am flying to Vienna to have a week full of culture, animals – yes the famous panda’s of Tiergarten Schönbrunn (Zoo Vienna), music such as the famous classical composers like Mozart but the Jazz category as well, architecture and technology. Or at least I try to find some jazz. This whole […]

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Delft in a short visit

Last friday I have been on a short trip to Delft, an old city nearby Rotterdam. College had finished early that day so I decided to travel a bit. Go out of town and do something cultural. I had not seen the new renovated/builded train station of Delft Centraal yet so this was a nice […]

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The Stairs of Rotterdam

Today at the end of my exam week, I did some cultural discovery in my hometown Rotterdam. I have climbed the stairs! It takes 140 steps on the partly wooden staircase to reach the top of the ‘Groothandels Gebouw’. A famous old gigantic trade building where during the reconstruction of Rotterdam, much trade occurred. View […]

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Underwater Flight – Introducing the Subwing Honeycomb

A new way to swim, to dive, to enjoy the oceans. I discovered this video by accident when I was writing a social media report last evening for an elective course at the university. I am so curious how something like this to experience really feels like.  In a few weeks the summer begins. I […]

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The Empty City – Simone van der Vlugt

My book review of “De Lege Stad [NL] / The Empty City [EN]” written by Simone van der Vlugt In my view… This is another historical novel written by Simone van der Vlugt. But this time the history is a bit closer. The story takes place just before, during and shortly after the World War […]

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Traveling places through books

Traveling through pages. Traveling through the world with your imagination about the places and their descriptions in books, is lovely.

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Chagall

Halfway the month of June I made a little trip to the city of Brussels in Belgium. In the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium was the temporary exhibition of the artist Marc Chagall. More than 200 works, lend from other musea or private collectioners, were present at the exhibition.The exhibition (from 28-02-2015 – […]

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Reflection of the Euromast

Beauty in the little things. Sunny reflection of the Euromast in the window of the train. Enjoy life! Enjoy those little rare beautifulness or enjoy the ordinary things that never caught your eyse before. What did caught your eyes today? Greetings by Sophie

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Reading while traveling

There are several good apps to keep track of books you have read, to-do lists and just apps to read books on your device. But which one to use while traveling? I have an iPod Touch (yes, the thirst of the 3rd generation!), an e-reader (Kobo Aura) and work on a laptop/computer. But what when […]

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Rotterdam European City of 2015

In november 2014 was the Urbanism Awards ceremony and Rotterdam won the top prize! The International Academy of Urbanism in London organises this event every year and they named Rotterdam as Europe’s best city of 2015! The Academy of Urbanism want to help promote places and learn from them. Chairman of the Academy Steven Bee […]

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