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29 August, 2014

Enjoying the Great Outdoors in Style

Beautiful outdoors scenery
When people talk about a vacation in the great outdoors, it's inevitable that an image of a small tent, an uncomfortable night of sleep on the ground ... pops into many people's heads. Although there are people who love roughing it on their travels, there's an increasing group that prefers to enjoy the outdoors with a touch of luxury. I'm definitely part of the latter group ...  
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24 August, 2014

Begonia Flower Carpet in Brussels

Flower Carpet at Grand-Place Brussels
Last weekend we visited the 19th edition of the Flower Carpet at the Grand-Place in Brussels. This edition was dedicated to the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Turkish immigration in Belgium. More than 750,000 Belgian Begonias were used to create this 1,800 square meter carpet inspired by patterns of Turkey's famous kilims ...
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15 August, 2014

EBC Trek Day 6: Tengboche to Pangboche

Everest Base Camp trek Day 6
The trek from Tengboche to Pangboche was one of my favorite parts of the Everest Base Camp Trek. All considering, it was quite a lazy day as the hiking distance as well as the altitude difference for the day were quite small. The first part of the trail ran through a beautiful rhododendron forest ... 
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10 August, 2014

Climbing to the Roof of the World with Wim Smets

Holiday Nomad Interview with Wim Smets
About a month before I started my Everest Base Camp Trek, I met up for a drink with one of my fellow citizens Wim Smets. Wim stood on the Roof of the World as the 13th Belgian ever and not only that ... he climbed to the top of the "seven summits", the highest mountains of each of the seven continents. An interview with this inspiring person ...
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09 August, 2014

10 Most Stunning Disney Sand Sculptures

Brave Disney Sand Sculpture
Sand Sculpture Festival Ostend in Belgium is the biggest Sand Sculpture Festival in the world. You can admire the 150 Sand Sculptures created by 30 artists of 12 different nationalities till the end of August on Ostend beach. Together with a visit to fairytale Bruges, this makes a great weekend trip! Here are the photos of my 10 favorite Disney Sand Sculptures ... 
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03 August, 2014

EBC Trek Day 5: Namche to Tengboche

Everest Base Camp Trek Day 5 Namche to Tengboche
The 5th day of our Mount Everest Base Camp Trek has started and will bring us from Namche to Tengboche. Tengboche is famous for its Buddhist Monastery but also for its location. From Tengboche, we will have our first clear view of Mount Everest and of many more of the world's highest mountains.                                           
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