I have a confession to make. Berlin is not my kind of city. To me, it has neither the charm of towns like Seville, Prague,
We travelled through Karlovy Vary in December 2017, on our way from Prague to Berlin. We arrived in Karlovy Vary about 6.00 p.m. after visiting
Vaduz has been on my list of places to visit ever since I listened to the BBC Radio 4 sitcom, Cabin Pressure episode of the
Christmas seems such a long time ago and this post about our Christmas holiday is long overdue. For the last few years, we have gone
I recently visited Athens for the first time and there were a number of things that took me by surprise. Here are a few. 1.
Can you see Athens in two days? Is a Winter city break in Athens a good idea? The answer to both of these questions is
0835: Arrived at St Petersburg station, after the Grand Express sleeper train from Moscow. Olga, our guide from 2 days ago, came to pick us
0730: We were awoken by the gentle rocking of the Grand Express as is rushed past the suburbs of Moscow. The train guard brought us
This post is about Day 2 of our whirlwind tour of Russia. Read about Day 1, where we boarded the ferry from Helsinki to St
In my previous post, I told you about our whirlwind 72 hour trip to Russia. In this series of posts, I’ll be taking you through
“Are you sure it’s legal?” Is a question I got from a lot of people when I said I was going to Russia without a
This is Part 2 of 2 in my blog about our Grand Tour of Europe. In Part 1, I covered the first six days of
Recently I undertook a grand tour of Europe with my parents. 12 days, 6 countries, 8 cities. Here’s a quick run down of our trip.
For many visitors to Tallinn, the fairy tale old town is the main attraction. But if you have more than a couple of days in