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  • Mostar, Bosnia and HerzegovinaAfter crossing the border from Croatia into Bosnia and Hercegovina, Mostar, a former small village set in a deep valley on the Neretva river, was about to provide an in-depth history lesson, as well as an appreciation of what both Posted by GlobalEd in The Baltic Countries | Apr 30, 2020
  • a visit to the darkest history of VietnamAfter a few days of hanging around the same place, it is time for us to move on again. We are only half way through the country, so it goes without saying that we still need to cover a fast Posted by Ils1976 in Socialist Republic of Vietnam | Nov 3, 2019
  • PolandThe train from Berlin was just over 5 hours, giving me time to study the town, where I’m staying in relation to where I wasn’t to visit, etc. In Poland, I'm making 2 stops, first Wroclaw then on to Kraków. Wroclaw Posted by mslaurajade in Travel adventures! | Oct 26, 2019
  • BerlinI had mixed feelings about going to Berlin, nothing bad just mixed expectations. People had said it was amazing so I thought if I expected too much I might have been disappointed but I certainly wasn't!! I arrived around Posted by mslaurajade in Travel adventures! | Sep 8, 2019
  • Day 30, Dee Dink Dee Dink..... we dive at dawn! Lyn has always had a strange fascination with submarines, hence the title of this blog post. Das Boot is an often quoted film in our house! He was up early to get to the Naval museum Posted by CariadJohn in Scandinavian Summer! | Aug 25, 2019
  • Day 29, In the Navy....We were sorry to leave this lovely peaceful sunny field on the banks of the Elbe, but it was time to move on. We had decided to try and bypass the horrendous Hamburg traffic by taking a different route; one that Posted by CariadJohn in Scandinavian Summer! | Aug 24, 2019
  • Day 25, We Couldn’t Resist It!Today was to be our last day in Oslo so we were out of bed early to make the most of it. We raced down through the sculpture park, to catch a tram to…… the other sculpture park! I had been Posted by CariadJohn in Scandinavian Summer! | Aug 18, 2019
  • Birmingham Back catching up with my Cuban BFF Tanita! I'm staying the weekend in Birmingham before heading down to London in a few days! Of course, it's raining when I arrive off the bus! Once again the bag gets dumped and we Posted by mslaurajade in Travel adventures! | Aug 10, 2019
  • Road Trip Stop 3: Berwick and EdinburghUp early and off again! This time at least I can see clearly out the windscreen! Just as well its another few hours on the road. Just before crossing the border I stopped in England's northernmost town, Berwick upon Tweed. A Posted by mslaurajade in Travel adventures! | Aug 5, 2019
  • From Russia with love! PART 2It was a 4 hour drive today from Novgorod into St Petersburg, after we dropped our things off at the hotel we went for a walking tour. Our Intrepid guide Ksenia lead the tour as it's where she lives, nice Posted by mslaurajade in Travel adventures! | Jul 2, 2019
  • Vietnamese Heroic Mother Nguyen Thi ThuThe Largest statue I have seen to any mother anywhere in my travels. I arrived here at about 12 noon so the sun was right on top of me, it was unbearably hot, but I wanted to do this woman justice Posted by TheJohnsons in Vietnam | Apr 30, 2019
  • The Realer XelaXela - 2nd largest city in Guatemala in the Northwest corner, 1 hour from the border of Mexico, on the narcotic route from the south to Mexico Guatemala - most diverse country in Central America, was in civil war until 1996, Posted by dredayhurray in Guatemalan Adventure at Pop Wuj Clinic | Mar 17, 2019
  • If you book it, they will come.....I've started this blog as a way for me to look back and see the mistakes that I made, misconceptions that I had prior to actually doing the Kokoda Trial in June 2019. and also to hopefully help others also Posted by jyoung80 in The Kokoda Trail | Feb 11, 2019
  • On The Runway Our final full day in Berlin began with another visit outside the city to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp in Oranienburg. Annoyingly on weekends the bus between the station in Orani Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels | Aug 14, 2018
  • Buzzing Around Berlin After many short city breaks, our Berlin trip was going to be slightly longer - four nights in total. However even that did not seem enough! We started the first day with a delay on Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels | Aug 10, 2018
  • I'm Not Verdun Yet!Phew, okay, so I may or may not have spent the past weekend holed up inside my room watching the entirety of “Stranger Things” (Told you I was burnt out from Italy). Let me tell you that it as an Posted by oklempay in Lorraine, you are my Density.... | Jul 20, 2018
  • The Big Year Out-The Plains of Jars The Plain of Jars is a collection of large stone jars interspersed throughout the Xieng Khouang plain in the Lao Highlands. The stone structures are mostly made of sedimentary rock and, ranging from 3 to 10 feet in height (1 Posted by TheJohnsons in The Silk Route & SEA 2012 The Johnsons | Jun 19, 2018
  • The Big Year Out-Bokor Hill Station and the Abandoned Casino Please hit the subscribe button after viewing! Bokor Hill Station in Preah Monivong National Park, Cambodia was built in the 1920s by French colonists wanting to escape the heat and humidity of the capital Phnom Penh. The main feature of Posted by TheJohnsons in The Silk Route & SEA 2012 The Johnsons | Jun 19, 2018
  • A Mermaid Hooked My Husband Years ago I started following an awesome travel blogger. Her side-splitting wit and gorgeous photos drew me to her a like fruit fly to an overripe mango. We eventually started emailing, then we met up when they visited our neck Posted by Out_of_Office in Paradise Awaits | Jun 6, 2018
  • Chapter One - Saigon - War Remnants Museum Main entrance to the 3 level interior of the complex [b]My wife overheard another guest saying to a hotel employee, 'I want to apologise for what my country did to your countr Posted by SirGaw in Travels with Sir and Lady Gaw | May 24, 2018
  • The Seoul of Korea After a busy few days in Beijing, we were headed on to our second city on the trip - Seoul, capital of South Korea. Getting up early in order to make our morning flight, we arrived at Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels | Mar 30, 2018
  • Blood sport in the Coliseum at Thysdrus,Tunisia circa 200 AD Standing in the once blood splattered arena of this magnificent coliseum at El jem ( ancient Thysdrus) immediately reminded me of a glorious empire where Romans enjoyed good times in Posted by Ramdas Iyer in Ramdas Iyer's- World Traveller Blogs | Mar 29, 2018
  • Wars in NC (Greensboro & Raleigh)Visited 2 important War sites in NC. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park - Greensboro, NC (Revolutionary War) On March 15, 1781. the largest battle of the Revolutionary War was fought at Guilford Courthouse. An Army of 4,500 Amer Posted by Vanabout in Adventures by Vanabout | Aug 30, 2017
  • Manic Munich After two busy excursion days, our final day in Bavaria was to fill in the rest of the gaps in Munich before flying home late in the evening. We began once again with an earlyish start, Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels | Jul 30, 2017
  • The End of the World....? Having made my way to the airport in Rio and transferred in Buenos Aires, where I would return in around 10 days time, I eventually made it to Ushuaia, at the bottom of Argentina for the Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels | Jan 30, 2017
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