England, Europe & UK

Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is an area in south central England, of predominantly rural landscape with rolling hills and picturesque small towns and villages built of cotswold stone, a type of yellow jurassic limestone. Popular cotswolds towns consisting of historical stone-built villages, stately…

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Europe & UK, Netherlands

Volendam & Haarlem

VOLENDAM Volendam – is a seaside town about an hours drive from Amsterdam. There is a ferry service between Volendam and a nearby island (peninsula). Along the waterfront are many souvenir shops, cafes, restaurants and even a cheese…

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About, Europe & UK, France

Strasbourg

Strasbourg is situated on the eastern border of France and Germany and is the official seat of the European Parliament. After a relaxing less than two hours drive from Sembach (Germany), with our car parked at Strasbourg Railway Station…

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About, Europe & UK, Germany

Sembach

Whoever have heard of Sembach? Very few people have I am sure. But this is where we went, to catch up with an old friend who married a local german girl and had stayed there for more than…

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About, Europe & UK, Hungary

Budapest

Budapest, the capital of Hungary, has a history of more than a thousand years. It came into being at the end of the 19th century when the three cities Pest, Buda and Óbuda merged. Apart for being known…

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About, Europe & UK, Netherlands

Amsterdam

Amsterdam, the largest city and capital of the Netherlands, is also the country’s biggest tourist-draw. However, neither the Dutch government nor the head of state resides in Amsterdam. Amsterdam was a financial and political powerhouse in the 17th…

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About, Austria, Europe & UK

Vienna

Vienna is the capital of Austria and has been the heart of the Habsburg Empire for centuries. It has left behind an impressive number of palaces, monuments and other landmarks. We arrived in Vienna Haupbanhof in the mid afternoon…

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