14 Nov, 2016 in Maastricht
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The small town of Maastricht has quite a few great tourist attractions, but perhaps the biggest highlight has to do with the Maastricht Saint Peter hill which features the Saint Pete Fortress and a large array of underground tunnels. A combined tour can last about 2 hours and give you an introduction to the long […]

25 Jul, 2016 in Maastricht
Museum aan het Vrijthof Maastricht (19)

In mid April Maastricht in southern Netherlands hosted its first Museum night (“Museumnacht Maastricht”). From 8pm to 12pm all museums in Maastricht were open to the public and hosting funky events. That’s when I realized that Maastricht actually has quite a few specialty museums, and that night I visited 3 of those. The last of those […]

20 Feb, 2016 in Maastricht
Maastricht carnaval 2016 Netherlands (11)

I never expected the little town of Maastricht at the southern tip of the Netherlands to be this lively, but even during the gloomy cold winter time there’s lots going on surrounding the carnival. Maastricht proclaims itself to the the carnival capital of the world, no less. You might think that’s a bit overdoing it, […]

22 Nov, 2015 in Maastricht, Visions
Maastricht Netherlands (15)

Maastricht is a small town in the southern Limburg province of the Netherlands on the border with Belgium and very close to Germany. In my previous visits to the Netherlands it was a bit far off my travel route and I honestly haven’t heard much about it as a travel destination. But, academia led me […]

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