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  • Regensburg, Why Have You Got a Heart of Stone?

    Regensburg, Why Have You Got a Heart of Stone?

    Considering we have sung the praises of Regensburg in our last post, it seems all the more unforgivable that we failed to mention the city’s key asset on the central European tourism market: the fact that its entire (and fairly substantial) Old Town has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You are forgiven to ask, how come, that a medium-sized city in provincial Germany of which until now you had heard little, was found ... Regensburg, Why Have You Got a Heart of Stone? Read More »
  • Prelude to a Blue Danube Dream

    Prelude to a Blue Danube Dream

    Alone among European countries, Germany can claim sections of both the Rhine and the Danube, Europe’s most storied rivers. Most of you will have been aware of that, of course, but here is something that may surprise you: the German sections of both rivers are of a roughly similar length (865 km for the Rhine, 687 km for the Danube), and of the 10 countries that the Danube passes through on ... Prelude to a Blue Danube Dream Read More »
  • How to Spend the Hours Before Your Flight from Nice

    How to Spend the Hours Before Your Flight from Nice

    Why would you want to go into a public park on the French Riviera when nature in its untamed variety – more coastal walks and mountain hikes than you could possibly pack into a long holiday – is only ever a bus ride away? On most days, admittedly, any argument in favour of a trip to the public park will indeed seem a trifle weak, but there are also circumstances under which it ... How to Spend the Hours Before Your Flight from Nice Read More »

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