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Split – Next stop on the Croatian trip

After the suitcase and my passport had been recovered, with our tickets in hand we jumped on a train from Zagreb to Split. The best way to travel between the two places in with the night train which leaves Zagreb … Continue reading

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Zagreb and the Chase of the Purple Suitcase

First time I arrived in Zagreb was a cold December night about two years ago. Having been fined on a tram in Belgrade, stranded in a snowy middle of nowhere part of the town, we had finally taken a train … Continue reading

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The value of travelling

The end of every trip signifies the beginning of another. In the case of St. Petersburg we spent our last hours there by planning the next one, the trans-siberian railway, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan (Eurovision did a good job) or … Continue reading

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Four Days in St. Petersburg – Peterhof

Palaces were never my thing. I didn’t spend my childhood as a sweet princess bathed in pink and glitter and certainly didn’t grow up waiting for the knight in shining armour. Holding our golden tickets (only in colour) we took … Continue reading

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Four days in St. Petersburg – The Churches

While the rain made it clear, it had no intention to stop, we took the opportunity to visit a few more indoors places. First on our list was St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Another must see according to our Rough Guide to … Continue reading

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Four days in St. Petersburg – The Hermitage Museum

One of the reasons, I’ve always wanted to visit St. Petersburg, apart from the beautiful buildings, the palaces and of course the vast history, was the Hermitage museum and this was the day, I would make my dream come true. … Continue reading

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