Travelling in Europe

The Masca Trek – Tenerife

The Masca Barrancho – viewed from the top After several trips to The Canary Islands, it is my view that Masca, Tenerife is one of the most remarkable places to visit. It is located in the north- western corner of the island and it clings to the mountain side like

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Karoly Most or the Charles Bridge

Prague – a City Walk

Prague, or Praha as the czechs themselves call it is the capital of the Czech Republic. It is visited by more than 8 mill tourists every year and that is a lot for a city of 1,3 mill people. As one shopkeeper told us: In this town you’re surprised if yo

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A spectacular view from El Roque Nublo

Gran Canaria – A Road Trip

The island of Gran Canaria is commonly associated with crowded beaches, towering hotels and frantic holiday makers, but there is a different side to it as well For those of us seeking an alternative experience, the interior of the island offers a serene beauty, some spectacular panoramic views and remnants

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The Amalfi Coast

Amalfi – where the real Italy begins

Driving along the “SS 163 Amalfitana” or “Amalfi Coast route” from Positano to Salerna is a spectacular experience. Though the whole area is like a crowded amusement park you still get an impression of its stunning beauty. From the steep streets of Positano to the spectacular views from Rafaello.   Italy begins

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Tallinn Main Square

Estonia – in transition from the East to the West

Estonia – in transition from the East to the West Tallinn – Old Town Square Our trip to Estonia revealed a small but proud nation – making a peaceful transition from Soviet rule to western democracy. In 1989, during the “Singing Revolution“, in a landmark demonstration for more independence, more

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A Normandy Beach Landing Monument

On the Normandy Beaches

On the Normandy Beaches The Normandy Beaches are a full size open air museum The Normandy beaches stretches from Utah Beach in the west to Sword Beach in the east. Everywhere you’ll find a WWII monument, a museum, a cemetary or some other kind of remains of the D-Day invasion.

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Three days in Kiev, Ukraine

  This spring brought three very pleasant days in Kiev, the capital of the Ukraine, or Ukraina as the ukrainians themselves say. Purely by chance, it turned out that the third day of our visit was on the Ukrainian National day ot Victoryday on may 9th (A real stroke of

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Moscow with a Guide

Moscow with a Guide There are quite a few difficulties facing anyone who comes to Moscow as a tourist. The major one is, to my experience, the language. Not only is it impossible to understand what they are saying, it is also impossible to read any sign. Because Russians use

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Being in Berlin

Berlin is a central part of our recent history. and the Brandenburger Tor (or square) is Berlin’s iconic center. The gate is spectacular by night with all the lights. It stands at the end of Berlin’s famous avenue, Unter den Linden (linden tree). No visit to Berlin is complete without

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Barcelona – Designed by Antonio Gaudi

Barcelona is famous for , among many other things, the architecture and art of Antonio Gaudi.  Gaudí’s work is one of the most unique and distinctive architectural styles in the world. His work is visible all around the city.

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Cruisin’ Croatia

Croatia is a land of great variety and breathtaking scenery. Nature has truly strived to make it spectacular. We arrived at Split International airport or “Zracna luka Split” as the Croats themselves call it, around noon on a friday. We wanted to go straight to the island of Hvar where

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Conquering Cracow…

  Krakow is the former capital of Poland. It’s a city rich on monuments and history. It’s populated by friendly people and its main square is one of the largest town squares in all of Europe. All the essential info you need on the city, you can find http://www.krakow.pl/en/ HERE.

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