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Kotor City Walls

Kotor bay is one of the most beautiful towns in Montenegro. The country itself became independent only very recently and although it isn’t part of the EU its currency is the Euro. Kotor area is known as Europe’s southernmost fjord … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik – Relaxation at last

If you don’t drive, the only way to get from Split to Dubrovnik is by bus, as Dubrovnik doesn’t have a train station. You don’t need to book in advance but it would be good to get a ticket the … Continue reading

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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 Making of the British Summer

July has finally arrived to the UK too, only in terms of the month though and hardly with any of the goodies it usually carries when it visits other countries, ie sunny days, warm evenings and sitting outside. To survive … 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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To The Moon And Back – The Cosmonautics Museum in St. Petersburg

Love will fly you to the moon and back but all we needed was a trip to the Cosmonautics Museum, while in St. Petersburg. The museum itself is situated in the Peter and Paul Fortress, the entrance for which is … Continue reading

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Four days in St. Petersburg – The arrival

While the UK was going Jubilee crazy, I decided to fly as far away as my means would take me from this union jack and queen madness. That was as far as St. Petersburg in Russia. Travelling with my very … Continue reading

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