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48 hours in Shanghai, 3 things to do

This week we concluded our China trip for 2 days in Shanghai. In this blog I will describe which three activities are a must do while you are visiting the city. Shanghai is the biggest city in the country, so of course there is a lot to see and do in the city. We choose to do three main spots which we can vouch for. There are more than 20 million people living in the city, but unlike the more rural areas people do not stare at you as a foreigner. The city really has that international charm, but even in Shanghai English is hard to use as a language!

#yugarden in #shanghai #china

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China here we come! 

The upcoming 2 weeks we will be travelling throughout China! Chengdu, xi’an, Beijing, Wuhan and Shanghai. We will be visiting famous sights like the Great Wall of China, the terra cotta army and visit an authentic Chinese wedding 🙂 stay tuned for more to come!

 

Daytrip to Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point: Cliffs and Mountains

Cape of Good Hope is known as being the most southern part of the African continent, but it is not in reality (Cape Agulhas is). But, it is no reason to not visit this beautiful scenery! The famous sign which states you are on the most southern part of the African continent can be found there (yes, even if it is not the most southern part ;)). On the same sight you can also find Cape Point, which consists of a big peak with a lighthouse tower on it with an amazing view.

#capepoint #capeofgoodhope #southafrica #uncensoredtravel

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In this blog I will take you on how we experienced this journey! visiting Boulders Beach on the way!

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A sunday in Jülich, Germany: 3 places to visit in Jülich

Jülich is a small city situated between Aachen and Cologne. Samia works for the researchcenter in the city, where also a lot of our international friends live. Sometimes we like to go and relax a bit in Jülich, there it has some great leisure spots for a warm sunday! Let me take you on a sightseeing tour through Jülich! These are the three places to visit.

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Short stop: Nederweert War Cemetery

Are you visiting the South of the Netherlands and doing a little tour? Just 30 kilometers from Eindhoven towards Maastricht you will pass the village Nederweert. There is not much to see in the village except one beautiful memorial: the Nederweert War Cemetery.

View of the entrance

The cemetery is dedicated to the casualties after the liberation of Nederweert on 21st September 1944. Nederweert was liberated by British troops, who still had ongoing fights with German patrols in the area.

There is a total of 362 graves on the burial site (Not as huge as the memorial site at Margraten, read more about that HERE).All the fallen soldiers are from Commonwealth countries. On the cemetery, there is Cross of Sacrifice with a bronze sword in it. In the back, there is a small chapel. See the gallery below for a view of the memorial.

It is worth a short visit while you are in the area. You can park the car next to the park the burial site is situated. It is 50 meters walk towards the entrance, also accessible by wheelchair. A great pitstop in the beautiful province of Limburg!

Published: 3 Castles to Visit while in Transylvania, Romania

Our second blog about our experiences hunting for castles in Romania has been published on Track that Travel.

Read which 3 Castles to Visit while in Transylvania, Romania now!

In case you missed it, our video about the castle hunt can be seen on YouTube:

Lots of reading pleasure! 🙂

Guideline: Washington d.c. in 5 steps

The capital of the big US of A has a lot of impressive sights to see. Everyone knows the White House and Capitol, but what else is there to see? Read on for more!

Overview

Washington is doable on foot. Walk through the different memorials remembering the fallen heroes during several big wars in the past. Visit museums for free while walking towards the Capitol. View the White House. Go to the Zoo. Visit the Pentagon sight or enjoy an American sports game.  Here is a top 5 of must do’s!

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Published: a Guideline to Prague

Our newest blog about the Capital of Czech Republic, Prague is published on Track that Travel today!

Want to know which 6 things I recommend to experience in Prague? Check out the blog here!

VIDEO: Road Trip Through Bulgaria – Part 2: Seven Rila Lakes and Rila Monastery

Last year we visited Bulgaria. We did a small roadtrip visiting Sofia, Plovdiv, Burgas  (Sunny Beach) and Rila (see the links for the blogs!). Took some digging but we finally made a video about our trip in Rila, visiting the Seven Rila lakes and the Rila Monastery.  Check our latest video out below!

Visiting the New 7 Wonders of the World: Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichen Itza in Mexico is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. In 2015 I got the chance to visit this amazing sight. Chichen Itza was one of the most important cities of the Maya’s civilization. The sight is beautiful, with the famous ‘el Castillo’ dominating in the centre. In this blog I will take you along how I experienced the whole day trip.

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