Brux featured

copenhagen featured

001 rom 2

Into the Carpathian Mountains

We are back in Nyiregyhaza (Eastern Hungary) after our trip over the roof of Romania almost (but not quite) as far as Moldova. It has been wonderful to have Grahame … Continue Reading →


001 rom 1

Maramures, Land of Fairytale (Romania)

Crossing the border from Hungary into Romania is a salutary experience these days for a couple of Brits. The officer at the checkpoint took a long look at our passports … Continue Reading →


001 tokaj

The Storks return to Tokaj (Eastern Hungary)

I found my way to Budapest airport for my meeting with Grahame without any difficulties and even had time to stock up on picnic food for our four hour road … Continue Reading →


001 buda

Late train to Budapest

The 1626h fast train to from Bratislava to Budapest was the last of my Interrail journeys on this trip as my ticket expired at midnight on Tuesday. There were a … Continue Reading →


001 bratislava

Boat trip to Bratislava (Slovakia)

It seems that the any seasoned traveller nowadays must have travelled down the River Danube on one of the those elongated, floating hotels that ply their way between Passau on … Continue Reading →


001 vienna

The Imperial Treasury of Vienna

I arrived in Vienna at some time after 11pm and an excellent set of instructions sent by mobile phone from Grahame got me onto the Metro and across town to … Continue Reading →


001 prague

Appointment in Prague (Czech Republic)

The last time I came through Prague I practically walked my feet off exploring the famous sights of the medieval city so this time I thought it would be safe … Continue Reading →


001 dresden

Dresden Green

It felt lovely to arrive in the quiet suburban village of Laubegast and relax in the company of Elisabeth’s relatives for short stay. Sitting out in the garden and eating … Continue Reading →