Maastricht – where old and new unites

Maastricht is one of those classic towns that never go out of fashion. It has enough history and old architecture to be beautiful, yet enough trendiness and new architecture to be interesting. It has European and international institutions that gives it its cosmopolitan flair and a university and different academies, filled with young students, that spices…

Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

On St. Patrick’s day – March 17 – Irish people everywhere in the world meet and party with beer and music. This often takes place in Irish pubs, which are to be found in every corner of the world. In many places there will be parades, where the participants are dressed in green and orange – the national colours of Ireland. But who…

On the Camino

There is a saying, that the Camino to Santiago begins at your doorstep. That was certainly true in medieval times, when pilgrims travelled from all over Europe on foot to Santiago de Compostela and back. For us, it began in Pamplona. We got up early in the morning and drove westwards from Pamplona – while…