Category: Tips n Tricks

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Borders closed: Belgians advised not to travel due to coronavirus outbreak

Viviane Vaz for Id International Brussels, 20 March 2020 (Update 27 March 2020) In Belgium, final travel advice is a responsibility from the Foreign Affairs Ministry (FPS Foreign Affairs). At the moment, the Belgian authority says all trips are not recommended. Why? Because most countries around the world are taking measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak, such as applying home (or hotel) confinement of at least 14 days. The measures…

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Travel and coronavirus: everything you need to know

We have 4 pieces of advice... Viviane Vaz for Id International 27 Feb 2020 (Updated 24 Mar 2020) The world is upside down due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Travellers and event participants around the globe had to stop their activities, enter in quarantine and some are still trying to go back home.  If you still need to travel and worry about travel issues, we have four suggestions for…

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Bright Brussels puts the Belgian capital in the spotlight

The Light festival takes place this February in Brussels Viviane Vaz for Id International (Brussels, 11 Feb 2020) The city of Brussels is offering its inhabitants and visitors a wonderful bright journey full of light art shows and installations to happen from February 13 to 16, 2020. In total, there are 15 light artworks made by Belgian and international artists, set up to bright Brussels from 7 PM to 11…

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Opposites attract: Sofitel Kurfürstendamm blends Art Deco & Bauhaus

German architect Jan Kleihues plays with contrasting styles and make us fall for it 😍 Miss.Tic graffiti is the French cherry over this art loving cake 😘   Viviane Vaz for Id International Are you an art lover? Wanna find a gem in Berlin's Champs-Elysées? So, you should walk around the heart of West Berlin and go to Kurfürstendamm, also known as Ku'damm. This is one of the main streets…

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Travelling with children: which documents do you need?

Viviane Vaz for Id International It's vacation time and you want to travel abroad with your kids. After choosing your dream destination and planning the travel details (or having all this work done by Id International 😉 ), it's time to check the travel documents you will need to present to immigration authorities. It may sound surprising, but there are no rules on this matter at European level yet, so it…

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Finding Keith Haring traces in Belgium and the Netherlands

Viviane Vaz for Id International Did you know that, in the late 1980s, Keith Haring painted murals, took part of exhibitions and enjoyed his Summer in Belgium and the Netherlands? Yep, the iconic pop artist travelled several times from New York to leave his traces at this side of the Atlantic ocean. His Low Lands adventure started thanks to an invitation by Antwerp gallerist Emmy Tob, who exhibited Keith's work…

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Tour de France 2019 in Brussels: all you need to know!

This year the cycling race begins in the heart of Europe before heading to France It celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of Eddy Merckx in 1969 Viviane Vaz for Id International Did you know the Tour of France is the third most viewed sporting event in the world, broadcast in 190 countries? And this year Brussels will be in the spotlight, since the Belgian…

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TAP Air Portugal announces stopover programme in Brazil

2 cities in 1 ticket: travellers can now choose to stay one to five nights in Brasilia, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Fortaleza or Salvador, before flying on to another Brazilian city for no extra cost Viviane Vaz for Id International (Lisbon, 14 March 2019). Celebrating its 74th anniversary, the Portuguese airline TAP launched a new stopover programme at the Lisbon Tourism Fair (BTL) held from March 13-17, 2019. The travel &…

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Discover your own Rimini: on the beach and beyond!

7 tips to enjoy this 2,000 year old (and forever young) Italian city Viviane Vaz for Id International   “Rimini, what is it? It is a dimension of memory, a memory invented, adulterated, tampered with, on which I have speculated so much that a sort of embarrassment has arisen in me”, said once the Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini about his home town. If you ever have the chance to visit this Italian…

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Dubrovnik: welcome to paradise!

Viviane Vaz for Id International Croatians and travel bloggers love to quote Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, who once said: "those who are looking for paradise on Earth should come and see Dubrovnik". Well, if your idea of paradise is being surrounded by beautiful beaches, native vegetation, sunny skies, kind people and good food... you will agree with them. I also agree with them. Yes, welcome to paradise! Dubrovnik is also well known as…