Exploring an Underground Palace in Brussels

I am not sure if you are aware of this, but there is more than one royal palace in the region of Brussels. The one in Brussels itself is the main residence. Let's call this the office of the king. It is also the place where he receives other royalties and heads of states. And... …

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Trainworld

An Interactive Experience of Railway History

Just like every Spanish resident, my travel mate and I spend almost all of our time at home now... Rumors are spreading since this morning that the lockdown could take longer than 2 weeks, but we still have more than enough material to keep you entertained! Besides, temperatures have gone down anyway and it's raining, …

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The Grieving Parents

The Tragic Story behind The Grieving Parents by Käthe Kollwitz

In the early 2000s, a good friend and I spent a marvelous weekend in Cologne. We indulged ourselves in food, drinks, art and especially, the spa of the hotel. One of our plans was also to visit the Käthe Kollwitz Museum, but somehow we didn't make it. But the name stuck in my head, and …

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Brussels Sewer Museum

In the Company of Rats – The Sewer Museum

Want to see Brussels from a (literally) completely different angle? And you are not afraid of occasionally running into a rat? Then why don't you pay a visit to the Sewer Museum and learn everything about the history and infrastructure of the sewage system of the Belgian capital! Brussels has actually had a sewage system …

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