Tag Archives: Greece
The need for speed has seen Europe investing for many years now in ultra-modern rail networks with state-of-the-art trains running on them. The likes of the TGVs (Train à Grande Vitesse) of France, ICE (Intercity Express) trains of Germany, Austria, Switzerland etc. and Spain’s AVEs (Alta Velocidad Española). The UK is also now catching up […]
My Monday picture chosen to beat those start of week blues comes from my 2017 visit to Xania in Crete.
Today’s photo was taken a few years ago in the Greek town of Vonitsa. The chap in the rowing boat was giving his dog a lift across the water from his home on the other side of the causeway. Why not share your ‘blue’ themed photo on Twitter to help us all beat those #mondaymorningblues
I have just returned from a week in my wife’s home city of Athens. Having visited dozens and dozens of times before, it is difficult to think of something new to do once reacquainting with family & friends has been accomplished. This time we had our great friend Hamish coming to stay for the weekend, […]
I am delighted to announce that my new book is now available for purchase through Amazon. ‘Travelling By Train Across The Balkans’ chronicles my trips over the past decade or so in the intoxicating region. It features travel in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Northern Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and European Turkey, […]