Tag Archives: Warsaw

2018 Gone, 2019 Beckons

Travels in Europe, Asia & The Americas It is the time of the year to reflect back on the year’s adventures and look forward to what 2019 may bring. There is something different for me this year however. A recent nine-day hospitalisation has given me time to think about what the privilege of travel really […]

My European Capital Rankings – 25 to 21

Such is the hot competition in Europe, my next five cities all make splendid destinations for short breaks. We really are spoiled for choice! 25 Vilnius Fairly low on my list, but still well worth a visit. Plenty of nice architecture on view and the usual mix of churches, [palaces, municipal buildings and cobbled streets. […]

A-Z April Challenge – Warsaw

In 1992 I was to spend my first proper length of time inside the recently lowered Iron Curtain. We had taken an overnight train (another first for me) from Leipzig. Having been in Scandinavia prior to this, the contrast was stark. The following was what we experienced with our super cheap youth hostel….. It was now […]