Söderåsen Nationalpark: A nature reserve dedicated by the King of Sweden

There are so many things to admire about Sweden. Aside from the impressive Swedish recycling revolution, where the country has to import waste to fuel their energy production, the country is also a leading nature conservationist. 97% of the country is uninhabited, i.e., less than 3% of the land is developed. Sweden, also, has 29 national … More Söderåsen Nationalpark: A nature reserve dedicated by the King of Sweden

KINDERDIJK: The largest concentration of old authentic windmills in the Netherlands

A visit to the Netherlands is never complete without experiencing the 19 authentic windmills, a unique Dutch icon, located in Kinderdijk, a little village in the province of South Holland. It was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. A big part of the province is situated up to 7 meters below sea … More KINDERDIJK: The largest concentration of old authentic windmills in the Netherlands

ROTTERDAM: The Euromast, a proud member of the World Federation of Great Towers

The Euromast, an observation tower built between 1958 and 1960, stands tall in the port city of Rotterdam in South Holland. Designed by Hugh Maaskant, it was constructed for the international flower exhibition and garden festival held every 10 years in the Netherlands. 185 meters in height, including the space tower added on top of … More ROTTERDAM: The Euromast, a proud member of the World Federation of Great Towers

SS Rotterdam: The Grande Dame, a luxurious cruise ship hotel

As the title suggests, SS Rotterdam, dubbed as Le Grande Dame, is a hotel ship docked in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It was formerly an ocean liner and a cruise ship which sailed across the seven seas for forty-one years, i.e., from 1959 to 2000. The city converted the ship to a museum/hotel and school for vocational … More SS Rotterdam: The Grande Dame, a luxurious cruise ship hotel