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Welcome to the travel blog of Kim van Dam
Professional traveller – passionate photographer – loves cats (especially Maxx and Morris) – travels solo most of the time – but sometimes together – addicted to freedom – needs variety – lover of cold/cool places – and yes, I’m also very attached to the Netherlands.
Of course, Barcelona is lovely, but if I go to Spain for a city trip, I prefer to go to Seville (or Sevilla in Spanish); it has a more authentic feeling. Thanks to its southern location, this is the perfect spring and autumn destination. Part 1 of my travel guide about Seville.read more
If you’ve ever been in Portugal, you may have noticed the numerous azulejos, the beautiful tiles on Portuguese houses and churches, especially along the coast. But other types of ceramics and porcelain are as popular in Portugal. I went to investigate. My journey starts in Caldas da Rainha.read more
Lord Kitchener already sang it in the 60s:
London is the place for me
London this lovely city
You can go to France or America,
India, Asia or Australia
But you must come back to London city.
I completely agree with him.read more
Centuries ago royals, nobles, and charlatans forgot all rules of decency during the famous and infamous Carnival of Venice, safely hidden behind masks. Still, revellers in richly decorated costumes parade through the streets of the northern Italian city during nearly two weeks of the carnival in February.read more