• Luxembourg,  Urban Outdoors,  We12bike

    Urban Outdoors: Cycling in Luxembourg City

    Nine years ago we visited Berlin together (incl. parents-in-law) for the very first time. Here we were introduced to cycling in the city and looking back at it, this was the highlight of our trip. We are typical Dutchies after all so love to cycle anywhere we can. A year after Berlin, we discovered Vancouver by bike and ever since, we always try to cycle in the cities we visit. Cycling is the ideal way to be quick yet to see a lot. Plus it leaves you outdoors, much healthier than stepping into smelly public transport. Over the past years, we cycled through Barcelona, Anchorage (Alaska), Vienna and Buenos Aires, just…

  • Sweden,  Urban Outdoors,  We12hike

    On a winter morning in Djurgården

    It’s my last morning in Stockholm and when I step outside and I can’t believe it. It’s snowing. Again. 4 Days in Stockholm and all I get is nothing but snow and less than 5 minutes of sunshine. Just great… Today I’ve planned to visit  Djurgården. As you might know, Stockholm is built on 14 islands. One of these is Djurgården, or more officially Royal Djurgården, or the Royal Game Park. It’s a giant island in the central part of Stockholm and belongs to the Royal National City Park, which is actually the first national city park in the world. Visit Stockholm was so kind to provide me with a complimentary Stockholm Card and today,…