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Diary of a Slow Traveller – You miss one train…

  I was reading one of my favourite travel blogs, Picnic at The Cathedral and WOB’s hilarious reflections on missing a bus in Poland  and was immediately reminded of missing a train in Bordeaux on Bastille weekend and the repercussions … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Do I need a car?

Does Slow Travel require a car? The notion of Slow Travel by its very nature suggests not being in a hurry and being in control. A car gives you flexibility and allows control as to where you’ll go so it … Continue reading

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“It’s close ed” Modica & Ragusa, Sicily – The Diary of a Slow Traveller

Traveling in off-season has both pluses and minuses. On the one hand, no crowds at any of the sites meaning almost never having to wait to get in and discounts on accommodation, while on the other, you are often faced … Continue reading

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One last city – Paris and then Home

Off the train and straight into early evening Paris traffic as we arrived at our last destination and headed to our last hotel of the trip – Jules and Jim in the Marais. The hotel was highly recommended, something I … Continue reading

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Oh Vienna

In the words of the British Band Ultravox, “Oh Vienna”. What a breathtaking city. We arrived by train. Four or so hours from Munich, just sit back and enjoy the scenery whizz by. Whether it was the fact that we … Continue reading

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