Tag Archives: European Cities

Sunday Photo – Tromsø Fjord

Eurostar – Going Dutch

The long awaited direct service from London to Rotterdam & Amsterdam is soon to be operational, but you will have to wait a tiny bit longer to book. Yesterday saw a promotional run of the route for invited journos and the like (my invite was clearly lost in the post, haha). The route takes a […]

Wordless Wednesday – Viking Ship

The Bridges of Europe – Part Two, Southern Europe

Korinth (Corinth) The Corinth Canal in Greece is an incredible feat of engineering and was once an important navigational route which allowed ships to enter the Aegean Sea. Carved through the isthmus at sea level, the canal is 6.4 km long with a width of only 25 metres. Impossible for modern ships to go through, the […]

Wordless Wednesday – Riga Rail Bridge

Moon Day Morning Blues Norway Style

Last Wednesday there was the amazing blood/blue moon that could be viewed across many locations around the world. At the perfect time to view this phenomenon, we were travelling by bus from Narvik to Tromsø, high up in the Norwegian Arctic Circle. However, when I awoke at 7.30 next morning, the moon over Tromsø was still looking […]

Sunday Photo – Tromsø

View from the top of the cable car.

Norway – Two Firsts

We are coming to the end of a simply fabulous short tour of Norway. We started in Oslo, flew on to Trondheim, undertook a nine hour train ride to Fauske, a five hour bus trip to Narvik (a quick train jaunt to Abisko in Sweden) and finally another five hour bus journey to Tromsø. The […]

Flying to Oslo

I had a bonus on my lunchtime flight on Norwegian to Oslo with the views from my seat as I approached the capital city. What do you think of these shots through the window?

Sunday Photo – Ice Football, Iceland