Colourful Tenemnet houses in Zamosc Poland with blue, red and yellow painted facades

UNESCO Sites Off the Beaten Track – Europe

I recently visited the Isle of Man which I discovered is the only whole nation to be a member of the UNESCO world network of Biosphere Reserves. This got me thinking about other lesser known UNESCO sites that are off the beaten track. I reached out to some of my fellow bloggers and the result is this…

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de adriaan windmill | the silvernomad

De Adriaan Windmill, Haarlem, Amsterdam

When Amsterdam overwhelms me, I travel about 15 minutes west to Haarlem. A gentler, more laid-back atmosphere takes over and I feel myself relax. I love wandering around the streets and along the banks of the Spaarne river that runs through Haarlem. One of my favourite spots to spend time is the De Adriaan windmill….

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ombai Chai and Coffee Truffle Teas at The Chesterton Bicester

Afternoon Tea at The Chesterton Hotel, Bicester: Review

This post about the Afternoon Tea Experience was created in collaboration with The Chesterton Hotel, Bicester. Two elegant glass teapots are gently placed before us, one with amber liquid and the other a deeper almost ruby red. A silver timer with 3, 4 and 5 minutes engraved on the top is put next to them….

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