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Setting Sail in Stockholm

SWEDEN | Thu, 20 Sep 2018 | By shire_girl | Views [352]

One benefit to catching up with yourself a few weeks on is perhaps that it’s easier to pick the most memorable pieces of each stop to share rather than every detail as it still shines clearly in your mind. Then again what could be said in a few ... Read more >

Tags: food, grinda, nobel museum, old town, stockholm, stockholm archipelago, vasa museum

Kraków: Charming Old Town, Massive Square

POLAND | Wed, 6 Jan 2016 | By paganmaven | Views [470]

The road that goes south from St Florian's Gate ( Brama Floriańska ) to the main plaza and then east through Ul. Grodzka to Wawel Palace bisects the historic centre of Kraców. In monarchical times in Poland this was the "Royal Road" ( Via Regia ... Read more >

Tags: cloth hall, old town, palace

Warsaw: Pounding the Tourist Beat with Pse

POLAND | Wed, 25 Nov 2015 | By paganmaven | Views [410]

If you take a walking tour of Warsaw with friendly local legend Pse, it's just like being there ... and feeling like  you are a local, such is the insight into the city he energetically imparts! More than a vicarious experience! I did three 'Psexceptional' ... Read more >

Tags: jewish quarter, new town, old town

Gotta Split!

CROATIA | Mon, 6 Oct 2014 | By schmodude | Views [478]

I woke up for check out and some coffee this morning. It was time to head to the coastal city of Split. Cameron and Nicole were also headed to Split, so we meet up at the bus station and found our way. The bus ride was about 6 hours long, but went through ... Read more >

Tags: bus, cats everywhere, croatia, old town, roman, scenery, split, zagreb


CZECH REPUBLIC | Thu, 25 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [444]

I woke up at 6:15 this morning to go sightseeing. Last night I told Dave and Shannon of my plan to wake up early and catch some of the more crowded sections of town while they were empty and the sun was coming up. They decided to join and I was a little ... Read more >

Tags: charles bridge, czech republic, early, old town, prague, quiz night

Old Town Stockholm

SWEDEN | Tue, 9 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [373]

I was thinking of joining the bicycle tour given by the hostel in the morning, but all the spots were booked by the time I checked. Instead I went to the Old Town borough of the city and did some exploring. It is a nice section of the city but very tourist ... Read more >

Tags: changing of the guard, coffee, old town, palace, presdients and assholes, sauna, stockholm, sweden

Geneva day by day

SWITZERLAND | Thu, 13 Jun 2013 | By effyau | Views [458]

And so it begins; newly branded with a sinful smile, i jump on a train to the airport. My bags overflowing with junk, lets hope they let me on the plane with so many bags. Arriving at City Hostel Geneva i am welcomed by a hesitant Swiss trying out ... Read more >

Tags: alone, city, old town, travel

Krakow, Auschwitz and Wieliczka

POLAND | Mon, 9 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [979]

It was a very short two and a half days in Warsaw when I decided to move on to Krakow. In the evening I got a train ticket from Warsaw Central and had a look at the area around station. Everything around here has dual signs in Polish and English, thanks ... Read more >

Tags: auschwitz, holocaust, krakow, old town, poland, sightseeing, wieliczka, ww2


POLAND | Sat, 7 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [855]

A very confusing thing about the naming of train stations in Poland is the use of the word Central. Warsaw Central for example does not actually denote the terminal station in Warsaw. It's name means a train station in central Warsaw, which was clearly ... Read more >

Tags: old town, poland, sightseeing, warsaw, ww2


SWEDEN | Mon, 2 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [656]

Having walked for 15 minutes in the pouring rain to Oslo S, I'm glad to finally get under some shelter and looking forward to sitting on the train to Stockholm for the next 6 hours. As with everywhere else in Scandinavia, a ticket and a seat reservation ... Read more >

Tags: old town, sightseeing, stockholm, sweden

Living "High"

ECUADOR | Sat, 16 Jun 2012 | By pmok | Views [418]

Hola amigos!  I've been in Quito, Ecuador for almost two weeks, first trip to South America. I arrived Monday afternoon after flying on one of the most kids-filled flights ever.  The airport is literally smack in the middle of the city, so ... Read more >

Tags: cotopaxi, el centro histórico, equator, la mitad del mundo, maria, new town, old town, pichincha, quito, spanish lesson

First impressions

COLOMBIA | Mon, 30 Apr 2012 | By noflyzone | Views [799]

Telling folk back home we were heading out on an adventure to Colombia brought two usual responses: a) "you'll get kidnapped" or b) "you'll get murdered".  Well, surprise surprise, IT'S NOT A WAR ZONE.  It's a perfectly civilised ... Read more >

Tags: andes, bogota, candelaria, old town

Old Towns and Islands

ITALY | Thu, 28 Apr 2011 | By drmitch | Views [614]

Croatia! We arrived just after 7am and I was met at the terminal by the lovely hostel owner from the Dubrovnic Backpackers Club . On the way to the hostel he stopped at the ATM for me and even gave me a little tour of the town on the way to the Lapad ... Read more >

Tags: cycling, dubrovnic, kayaking, lapad, lopud, old town, sipan

Quito – The Colonial side…

ECUADOR | Wed, 24 Mar 2010 | By eyeownatravel | Views [488]

Plaza de Independencia  (the main square) is the perfect place to start a tour of historical Quito. Radiating from this core are assorted whitewashed buildings bordering narrow cobblestone  streets and lovely parks. The shop signs in the surrounding ... Read more >

Tags: basilica del voto nacional, ecuador, la compania de jesus, old town, plaza de independencia, quito

Searching for Shangri-La

CHINA | Sun, 20 Sep 2009 | By poeanne | Views [595]

Friday September 18, 2009 Shangri-la is not a place. It is within yourself. Today, we are free.   No tours, no excursions, no climbing.   And today we with replenished our carry ons with all clean clothes.... Read more >

Tags: jhakong monastary, lhasa, muslim area, old town, tibet


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