Belem – Through My Lens

A short tram ride from Lisbon's centre, Belem is on the Tagus River and has wonderful river views coupled with exceptional historic buildings. And here's how my camera found them!

The Six-Train Day – August 7th, 2011, Cologne, Germany

Howdy all. I’ve taken the idea for this post from the blog ‘I’ve Bean Travelling’, to look back at previous travels and see where I was on a certain day in another year. Today I am taking you back to 2011, and back to Cologne, Germany. In fairness, in August I am not usually traveling …

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Infante Sagres – That Time I Splurged on a Five-Star Hotel!

Or – Is a Five star hotel THAT much better than a four-star hotel? When preparing for my trip last year (2019) I booked almost all my hotel stays in advance (and one AirBnb stay). Bar a few nights in Tajikistan, I was booked for the rest of the nights which meant I knew where …

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Train Journeys – Barcelona to Seville via High Speed Rail

Yes folks, it’s time to get your tickets and board another train with me! Today I’m taking you from Barcelona, Spain’s most visited city, to the jewel of the south (in my opinion!), Seville! From one great city to another, last year when I visited I was able to make the journey by the fastest …

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