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Euro Road Trip – Loire Valley

Day 232 It was another sunny morning, which does incredible things to spirits these days. We had to decide if we were going to take the long way…

Euro Road Trip – Versailles

Day 231 We woke to some serious fog, which almost feels like it’s a common thing in France, given how many days we’ve spent in pea soupers here…

Euro Road Trip – Bavaria

Day 222 Regensburg We arrived from Munich after dark last night, and stayed in a large commuter car park a short walk from the centre of town. It…

Euro Road Trip – Vienna

Day 218 We’d driven until late last night to make it to Vienna. We were back in Austria, which was the third time for this trip. We’d found a…

Euro Road Trip – Brasov

We were once again driving at night time, which I really like to try to avoid. Fortunately the roads north weren’t too bad, and I wasn’t too worried…

Euro Road Trip – Dresden

Spreewald Before Dresden we stopped in the cute old town of Spreewald. Actually, I’m not certain if it’s the name of the town, or the name of the…

Euro Road Trip – Naples and Surrounds

Day 61 June 1st, the first day of Summer. I’m dreading the summer holiday period, and all the crowds that we’re going to experience everywhere. It took us…

Italy – A Long Weekend in Venice

Day One One of the benefits of living in London are easy access to Europe. The downside of living in London is the effort getting to those airports…

Portugal – Moorish Castle and Pena Palace of Sintra

We made a quick day trip to see the castles and parks of Sintra during our stay in Lisbon. I’d originally planned to hire a car and drive…

Saint Petersburg Hermitage Museum

Saint Petersburg – Hermitage Museum and Mikhailovsky Theatre

If you look at any guidebook, or tourist information pamphlet about Saint Petersburg, there will be one attraction that will always be at the top of the list…