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Welcome on Discovering the Globe, my website with travel reports, photos and maps from countries where I have been. Below are travel reports from my trips through Europe.


things to do in holland

The windmills of Kinderdijk

  • Things to do in Holland - Holland is the country where I live, so I make day trips frequently. Cities, villages, local attractions and other nice things to do in Holland. Read about these trips with tips and information on the page ‘Things to do in Holland’.



Tuscany landscape

  • Italy by train - In August 2012 I made a short budget trip through Italy by train. My destination was Tuscany because I always wanted to visit Florence and heard good stories about Siena. Other cities that I visited were Pisa and Bologna. Read about this trip and travel tips for a budget trip on the page ‘Italy by train’.


north cape tour

Sun rays at midnight at North Cape, Norway

  • North Cape tour – In 2001 we rented a motorhome and made a tour through Scandinavia with North Cape,  the northernmost point of Europe, as destination. A 7400 kilometer tour in 3,5 weeks, but meanwhile visiting great cities like Copenhagen and Stockholm. And we saw wonderful sceneries like the forests in Sweden and Finland and the rough coastal areas of Norway. Read more on the page ‘North Cape tour’.