Luxembourg – Through My Lens

This week through my lens to the small European country of Luxembourg. It is a really pretty country, very green, with it's city built high up. Today's city is build on the remains of an old citadel. There's a structure that looks like an aqueduct but these days it carries trains instead of water. There …

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Train Journeys – The Eurostar London to Paris

Yes – the Trans-Mongolian wasn’t the only train journey from my most recent trip. In fact I was on trains in every single country I went to! One journey was the Eurostar from London to Paris which I took on May the 28th. I have taken the Eurostar before, to Brussels, however it was the …

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City Rumble – Vilnius versus Riga versus Tallinn

Time for three cities to step into the ring in the Baltic showdown to end all showdowns! Okay well, not quite. However, the three Baltic capitals are all cities with something special and indeed different to each other. And it's been ages since I did a city rumble so it was well overdue! The Baltics …

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First Taste – Krakow

I really liked Poland when I visited. It doesn’t see as many tourists as other countries in the region, although it sees plenty, but there is still something a little authentic about the place. Not as expensive as some parts of Europe, but filled with amazing architecture and some beautiful scenery, Poland is a special …

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First Taste – Prague (Czech Republic)

With the honourable exception to Russia, Prague was not only my first introduction to the Czech Republic, but my first taste of Eastern Europe in general. It wasn’t on my list of places to go in Europe on my trip of 1999, however it was always a possibility. I made some good friends as I …

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Dubrovnik – thoughts and photos

Howdy all. You may remember that last week I posted ‘A Day in Croatia’, a summary of a ‘crappy’ day I had in Croatia a few years back now. The day was lousy, I left the next and bar a connection in Zagreb I didn’t go back there. Not to say I would, and interestingly …

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Sunday Spotlight – Yvoire

Howdy all on this fine Sunday! I hope you’re well wherever you may be. Today’s ‘Sunday Spotlight’ is more of a photo journey because there isn’t that much to say about this pretty little French village that isn’t better expressed in photos. I visited Lac Leman, in Savoie on the French and Swiss borders in …

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