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The best of Puglia – the ultimate guide
Discover the enchanting region of Puglia (also known as Apulia), nestled in the southern ‘heel’ of Italy. With its ancient towns steeped in history,…Read the post.
Beautiful towns to visit in the Netherlands
The Netherlands is a diverse country with a long coastline, one of the greenest countrysides anywhere around, and cities and towns steeped in history….Read the post.
The spectacular Jewel at Changi Airport
When I first saw pictures of Jewel, a spectacular mall at Changi Airport in Singapore, I gasped! The image of a massive dome and…Read the post.
Self-drive day trips in Lanzarote
Lanzarote is an extraordinary island off the coast of Morocco. One of the Canary Islands archipelago that is part of Spain, Lanzarote covers approximately…Read the post.
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Based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, I'm the Founder and Publisher of Velvet Escape. For a decade I had a successful career in corporate and investment banking. In 2008, I left the corporate world behind and embarked on a new journey to pursue my passions for travel, writing and photography. This led to the founding of the Velvet Escape blog in December 2008.Learn More
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