Category: Trips

The Royal Greenhouses in Laeken

The Royal Greenhouses in Laeken ( Belgium ) are open to the public three weeks a year every spring. This tradition has been carried for almost a century. The monumental glass palace is an architectural masterpiece designed by Alphonse Balat , the mentor of another legendary Belgian architect Victor Horta, between 1874 and 1876 for Read More

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Hula Valley

In late October V-Blog travelled to the unique place in northern Israel to watch mesmerising sunrises and migrating birds. The Hula Valley is well known as National Reserve and a major stopover for birds migrating along Syrian-African Rift Valley between Europe, Africa and Asia. An estimated 500 million birds pass through the Hula Valley every year. Read More

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Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen

V-Zen is introducing a new blog page which will feature our original photos and later some sketches from inspiration trips. Our first one is a photo report from the recent trip to The Saint-Ouen Flea Market in Paris. This picturesque flea market was officially created in 1885 and now represent past and present of Paris in a Read More

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Rotterdam. The City of the Future

During the Second World War bombings of 1940 and 1943, Rotterdam lost more than 6000 buildings and over 26,000 homes. This tragic loss of historical heritage has transformed the city into a testing ground for innovative styles of construction and for the technological experiments like floating architecture, robotic construction, wind powered buildings, 3D printing technologies Read More