Chasing Cherry Blossom in Japanse Tuin Hasselt (Japanese Garden of Hasselt)

pink blossom from cherry tree framing tea house in japanese garden of hasselt near brussels in belgium

Do you want to visit one of the best Japanese gardens in the world but are not able to travel to Japan? Welcome to a corner of Japan in Belgium. The Japanese Garden of Hasselt, or Japanse Tuin Hasselt, offers a slice of Japanese culture within an easy day trip from Brussels. Make the most […]

LEVEL8 Luggage Review: Is the Pro Carry-On the Perfect Cabin Suitcase?

hard shell carry-on suicase in hotel room considered in a level8 luggage review

This article is sponsored by LEVEL8 which provided the Pro Carry-On with Laptop Pocket 20” to test. However, all opinions expressed in this LEVEL8 luggage review are my own. Finding a piece of luggage that is durable, comfortable and keeps your stuff dry and safe is one of the holy grails of travel. But as it […]

Visiting The Shard, London in 2022: Tips from a Local

the pointed building of the shard alongside the river thames in london

It’s hard to imagine London’s skyline without The Shard. Soaring to a height of almost 310 meters above the River Thames, this is the tallest building in the United Kingdom and the seventh-tallest in Europe. It is home to The View from The Shard, the highest viewing platform in London. The Shard is one of […]