SWITZERLAND

SWITZERLAND Lucerne was completely different from what we had imagined it to be. After looking at some Google images, We knew it would be surrounded by the Alps, has a lake, and some nice views. Of course it has the giant Alps guarding the city from different directions and deep blue Lake Lucerne being a […]

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RHINELAND TO HEIDELBERG, GERMANY

RHINELAND TO HEIDELBERG      Next on the leg we took a drive through the scenic Rhineland in the morning. We took a Rhine River cruise and enjoy splendid scenery including the Lorelei rock. Next, we drove into Germany’s oldest university town, Heidelberg, nicely located at the confluence of the Neckar and Rhine Rivers, for a […]

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

Amsterdam has one of the largest historic city centers in Europe. The street pattern has been largely unchanged since the 19th century as there was no major bombing during World War II. The center consists of 90 islands linked by 400 bridges, some of them beautifully lit at night. Amsterdam’s center is fairly small, and almost abnormally […]

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LONDON, SECOND STOP AND START OF EUROPEAN TOUR

LONDON Our first start to the European Tour was London. We had only two full days to explore the city. Covering over a thousand square kilometers with almost 8 million people, it’s hard to know where to start exploring a mega-metropolis like London. Taken as a whole, the city seems brash, noisy and impenetrable. But […]

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DUBAI,UNE

DUBAI, UNE We used Dubai as a stopover before heading to London to start our European Tour. The truth is Dubai has never been anywhere near our travel radar, which is why we had no idea what to expect. So it’s a bit ironic (in a good way) that we come home declaring it as […]

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Grand Europe Tour 2015

Our extensive holiday stretches through Central Europe from London to Rome, then along the Mediterranean to Spain and France to reach Paris. It begain with two overnights in London, then ferry across the English Channel and joined our motorcoach to Amsterdam for guided sightseeing and a canal cruise. We followed the banks of the Rhine […]

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