Added by Andy Higgs on March 29, 2012 at 2:15am — No Comments
For the next month I’m going to be heading to four different European cities, on my stint as the first official…Continue
An attempt to beat the crowds at last year's international chocolate festival in Óbidos backfired on me. Having been warned that the town's narrow medieval streets would be teeming with families on Sunday afternoon, I decided to delay my visit until the following day, hoping things would be a bit calmer.
I arrived on Monday morning to find the town almost deserted except for gangs of cleaners busy removing sticky chocolate-smeared and cherry-stained rubbish from the gutters and…Continue
Last November I had the chance to visit the World’s End. Touristically speaking, the Argentinean city of Ushuaia is considered “the world’s end”. Nevertheless, some miles further south in the Chilean side is…Continue
Not exactly. In the words of Wikipedia, Ostalgie is a German term referring to nostalgia for aspects of life in East Germany. It is derived from the German words Ost (east) and Nostalgie (nostalgia).
Amongst other symptoms. The trouble is that visitors to Berlin can quite easily miss learning about the…Continue
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