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To write home about

My best travel moments of 2016 & what I learned from them

  I know 2016 hasn’t been a very good year for many of you. Some of you have been looking forward to 2017 and made plans already. I have compiled a travel wishlist for next year, too! But I have to say 2016 was pretty awesome for me! Full of new places (Canada was my country #62!), old places that I’ll never get bored of (that’s you, London! ♥) and fantastic experiences all around the world! I’d love to share…

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CDG, France, LBG, Normandy, ORY, To write home about, TUF

Normandy: Monet was here! And so was I! With a time delay!

We tend to visit a lot of places because of their historical importance, the events that took place in them and for the people who made history there. During my recent road trip around Northern France I felt something I’d never felt before! There were a lot of places of great historical significance, but there was an abundance of beauty everywhere I turned, as well! That bell tower in Honfleur And when I was having a late evening stroll in the…

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BWI, DCA, IAD, To write home about, USA, Washington, DC

Is the Hirshhorn Museum Sculpture Garden worth your time?

So, I told you earlier how much I enjoyed my visit to the Hirshhorn Museum and its courtyard. Right across the road from it there’s the Sculpture Garden. In my imagination I had imagined a vast garden with beautiful plantation and different kinds of modern artworks scattered around and some even hidden playfully among the plants, adding to the garden’s natural beauty. But things turned out to be more straight forward: No impressive plantation whatsoever! Ok, the winter weather didn’t…

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BWI, DCA, IAD, To write home about, USA, Washington, DC

Cool, modern (and free!) art for everyone at the Hirshhorn Museum

You know how at random times and at random places you come across images or conversations about certain things you never knew existed? This is what happened to me with the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. It’s been some time now that I see people visiting it, posting about it and taking photos from it. I have to admit I never knew it existed or even how its name is pronounced! I mean who can pronounce it properly the first time they…

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