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It’s such a beautiful horizon

Any trip to Barcelona means at least a line or two from the song of the same name beautifully sang by Zanzibar’s most famous export and Montserrat Caballe. A city I was revisiting after many years, Las Ramblas was where … Continue reading

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Beer, Lederhosen, Beer, Munich, Beer, Sun and Beer.

The Oktoberfest obviously takes place in September, in a park in Munich. When Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese on the 12th October 1810 all the citizens of Munich were invited to come to a large field, subsequently named Thereseienwiese … Continue reading

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The feeling is gone only you and I …

With apologies to all who were fortunate enough to not know that song. Vienna, some may say, the cultural capital of Europe. I had just over 24 hours to find out. Obviously a day is nowhere near long enough to … Continue reading

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It’s a spectacle, not a restaurant.

Number one on Tripadvisor for restaurants in Bucharest, the Curu’cu Bere seemed to be the place to eat. I’d spoken to a couple of Brits the evening before in a sports bar in the Old Town who’d said that this was … Continue reading

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Scooters, smiles and piss pot helmets.

60 hours from arrival to departure left me with some overriding impressions of Ho Chi Minh City. Scooters. Every bloody where.   The only place I think I didn’t see scooters was in my hotel room. I took a tuc … Continue reading

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Lost on the Hai Ba Trung

After a couple of hours spent in the War Remnants museum in Ho Chi Minh City, I was made more aware of the difficulties the country as a whole had faced very recently historically, and how they are still suffering. … Continue reading

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A week in Vysné Ruzbachy you say?

Where? Why? I didn’t even know what country I was heading to when my mate told me I could have his appartment for free for a week. A quick whizz round the World Wide Winifred tells me I’m going to … Continue reading

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I went to Poland

Man, I love Krakow. Amidst the culture, the noise, the wonderful city centre and the superb church, there was this!

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