Lille Metro Area, France

Throughout the years, the city that we now call Lille has belonged to various different countries: Spain, the Netherlands, France, etc. Because of this constant change, the regional culture became very developed and was cherished by all of the residents. Today, speaking French, drinking beer and devouring Welshes, the Lillois…

Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk may be infamous for Operation Dynamo during the Second World War, but it has so much more to offer. From enjoying the view of the city from the Dunkirk Belfry that was once a part of the Saint-Éloi Church to the gorgeous boats lining the ports, there are many…

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

In the land of trees, bees and expensive cars live a very proud people. Despite (and probably due) to Luxembourg's frequent change of ruling country, the Luxembourg people have fought very hard to preserve their culture. Luxembourg city is a lovely place to take a stroll in the summer. [foogallery…

Lyon, France

If Paris, Lille and Rotterdam made a love child, Lyon would be the resulting baby. With its three distinct neighborhoods--City Center, Old Lyon and Confluence--there is plenty to explore! Also, if you happen to have money to blow, Lyon is said to be the city with the highest number of…

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Maastricht is a quaint university town just like Lille. With the gorgeous architecture and the peaceful river, Maastricht should be on everyone's travel list! A special thank you to the Maastricht Tourism Office for all of the information. P.S. If you go during the winter and are looking for a…

Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Being between Germany and the UK, the Netherlands was a strategic position that both the Allies and the Axis wanted to control during the Second World War. Since the Netherlands had decided to remain neutral like it had been during the First World War, the German military believed that the…