Great Moments in Travel History – March 2020 – Business Travel Article

Great Moments in Travel History – March 2020 Wow Air shut down on March 28, 2019. March, now the third month of the year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars, was the first month of the Roman calendar as recently as 2,173 years ago. As a result, many cultures continue to celebrate the new year in March. The month takes its name from Martius, the first month of the earliest Roman calendar, named after the Roman god Mars. It…

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Visiting the Major Mining Sites of Wallonia – USA Travel Article

Visiting the Major Mining Sites of Wallonia Last Updated on February 6, 2020The Major Mining Sites of Wallonia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site established in 2012 which preserves the heritage of coal mining and early industrialization in Wallonia. The site consists of four different properties: Grand-Hornu, Bois-du-Luc, Bois du Cazier, and the Blegny-Mine.It is one of 12 world heritage sites in Belgium, and also on the European Route of Industrial Heritage.OverviewLying underneath the surface of the Earth is a massive coal seam that…

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My city guide to Bruges, Belgium – Scandinavian Travel Article

My city guide to Bruges, Belgium Bruges: the medieval Belgian city famed for its baroque-like architecture, picturesque squares and incredible history. Oh, and the French Fries! All this, and much more, is what you can expect when visiting Bruges. I recently ventured back to Bruges (I used to live there about 6 years ago) and was pleasantly surprised to see that not much had changed. If you want a no-nonsense, classic city guide to Bruges – look no further! I…

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2019 Travel Year – Bilivoka – Norway Travel Article

2019 Travel Year – Bilivoka 2019 has almost come to an end and we look back on what we have done this year.  Towards the end of 2018 we travelled to Mount Everest Base Camp, bought our very first apartment and got married. It is safe to say that 2019 started with a very empty bank account. January therefore became a quiet month. Rather than travelling, we focused on previous experiences and wrote about the risk (or lack thereof) of…

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Supermarkets near Dreamville, Tomorrowland – Better Travel Together – Couples Travel Article

Supermarkets near Dreamville, Tomorrowland – Better Travel Together We’ve been working at Tomorrowland (Global journey helpdesk @ Dreamville) the past 6 years and the single most asked question from people at Dreamville is: “where is the nearest supermarket outside of Dreamville?“.Of course, we know that there is a supermarket inside Dreamville but there are a few smaller issues with it:It’s more expensive than a normal supermarket (due to costs for cooling, transport, etc.)There is often a huge queue.Where is the…

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2018 Travel Year – Bilivoka – Norway Travel Article

2018 Travel Year – Bilivoka 2018 has almost come to an end and we look back on what we have done this year.  Our very first (mini) trip started in early January. That is when we travelled to Oslo in Norway to find a hidden airplane wreck. And surely we found it! Excavating the wreck from the snow was so exciting that we actually had to come back in the summer to see what it all looked like when the…

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Following Where Our Eyes Lead Us – Travel Article

we walk back into old Ghent, and find that the centre is much larger than we had anticipated – and all of it has kept its look and feel. We wander without reference to the map, just going where our eyes lead us, exclaiming in awe as we go round another corner to find another building, more spectacular than the last. In Gent Three, Side by Side St. Bavo’s Cathedral is one of three beautiful churches side by side by…

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10 Things To Do on Knokke Beach, Belgium – Travel Article

For most of the Luxembourgish people, the Belgian coast is the place where they spent all their holidays during their childhood. Therefore, some might despise it for being too simple, too average or not exotic enough. Well, there are plenty of things to do in Knokke Beach, Belgium! I have to admit that I visited Knokke, also known as Knokke-Heist, with the same expectations. I’ve been to the Belgian coast several times and I plead guilty for thinking that getaways…

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