Marieke Willems

Marieke Willems

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The 5 best places to shop in Chiang Mai


Chiang Mai is a great city for shopping! Of course, the whole of Thailand is one big shop walhalla for the lovers, but I think Chiang Mai is the perfect place to shop! There is so much choice and so much diversity that everything is for sale in this city. It is also the cheapest place in Thailand for shopping! Are you looking for souvenirs, clothing, fake products or the real brands? You find this all in abundance here. For an afternoon, forget about the temples and the other attractions of Chiang Mai and go shopping! But what are the best places to shop in Chiang Mai?

I share my 5 best places to shop in Chiang Mai with you.

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Visiting Teide National Park: information and tips

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A trip to Tenerife is only complete when you visit the Teide national park! This is the highest mountain in Spain with 3,718 meters and one of the most visited parks in Europe. From many places in Tenerife you can see the impressive top of the Teide. It is a beautiful park where you will feast your eyeballs! I give you all the information and tips you need for visiting Teide National Park!

Visiting Teide National Park: information and tips!

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4 tips for New Delhi, India

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Here are some general tips for New Delhi, making sure you suffer as little of a culture shock as possible and spend more time having a ball in New Delhi. Travelers often start their Indian journey in New Delhi. A recent CNN study however, came to the conclusion that the Indian capital of New Delhi has the questionable honor of calling itself the ‘most polluted city in the world’. New Delhi has about 14 million inhabitants and that makes it the 3rd largest city in India, after Calcutta and Bombay. This city is a bustling metropole and the perfect introduction into the complexity and dynamics of India.

You are guaranteed to have a great time, if you follow these 4 tips for New Delhi.

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3x great hiking trails on Tenerife

wandelen op Tenerife

A wonderful place to hike is the island of Tenerife. The nature is so varied and impressive and you will be rewarded with panoramic views. I’m not a highly trained walker, but I’m someone who likes to go for a walk. Tenerife has truly amazed me with the beauty and versatility of nature. I share my tips for great hiking trails in Tenerife!

3x great hiking trails on Tenerife


The 3 nicest hotels with pool in Valencia

hotels zwembad Valencia

Valencia is a wonderful city in Spain! The city has many nice sights, the cozy center is cozy, on every corner of the street is a tapas bar. The city centre of Valencia has many must do’s and is lively and typically Spanish. Are you looking for nice hotels with swimming pool in Valencia? I have selected my favourite hotels with swimming pool in Valencia for you!

The 3 nicest hotels with pool in Valencia.

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How do you prepare for a trip to Iran?


How do you prepare for a trip to Iran? That’s a question I’ve asked myself a few weeks ago. The reason is because I am about to travel to Iran with a good friend of mine. We will travel independently across Iran and a (proper) preparation is part of the fun and important for that matter. Recent developments have made Iran more popular as a tourist destination. I described the reasons you need to add Iran to your bucket list previously. How do you prepare fot a trip to Iran?

Here are my tips to prepare yourself for a trip to Iran.

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Roadtrip west coast Ireland: Wild Atlantic Way

Ierland Wild Atlantic Way

High cliffs, barren mountains, rugged coastline, 50 shades of green, vast lakes, great car routes, unprecedented beauty! In short, that’s the west coast of Ireland. This is the place to go for a really cool roadtrip! At the west coast of Ireland it is great to follow (part of) the Wild Atlantic Way.

My 9 tips for a roadtrip through the west coast of Ireland, the Wild Atlantic Way.

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The highlights of Monschau, the Pearl of the Eiffel


As you walk through the streets of Monschau, you immediately understand precisely why this picturesque village is called “The Pearl of the Eiffel”. It looks like you’re back in time over two hundred years, by the typical half-timbered houses that are in the village and the fairytale-like location. This beautiful town is located in the northern part of the Eiffel and very close to the Dutch and Belgian border. This makes Monschau ideal for a weekend getaway destination not too far from home. What are the highlights of Monschau in the Eiffel?

The highlights of Monschau, the pearl of the Eiffel