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A week on the Rhone with AmaWaterways

by Véronique and Mike

15 May 2017 • After a very busy period, a week of slow cruising on the Rhône River sounded indeed very appealing. 

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Ten reasons why I fell in love with Shanghai

by Mike

4 April 2017 • Sometimes in life you meet somebody briefly, and you know it will be a friend forever. No need to see each other frequently; the friendship is there to stay.

Our ship, the VOLENDAM, was only in Shanghai for two days. But after day one I already realized that my bond with Shanghai would last forever.

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TAGS »Asia,City,Cruise

Hong Kong, surprisingly green

by Mike

30 March 2017 • Do you think skyscrapers, and skyscrapers only, when one says "Hong Kong"? So did I. However, much to my surprise I saw an almost poetic entente between the dazzling concrete towers and a wide array of beautiful trees and city gardens.

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Hip and happy in Zürich

by Véronique and Mike

17 January 2017Grüezi mitenand! 

Tell us, what are you thinking about when we say "Zurich"? Either you might say "business" or just "one of the large cities in Switzerland". Surprise, surprise: it is a vibrant city for hipsters and hippies, trendsetters and creatives, for lovers of design and vintage, and ok we agree, for people with a little money too.

We decided to spend the last days of 2016 in Switzerland, starting with a two-night break in Zurich. Normally that's the kind of things one writes at the end, as a conclusion. But here it is: Zurich, we love you, and we will be back!

Let's have a look at things we really loved.

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Bye bye Oostende, see you soon!

by Véronique and Mike

16 July 2016Ondertussen zijn we weer terug in ons eigen thuisje. En ja, we missen de zee. We missen ook ons luxe appartement met zicht op die fantastische zee.

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