Category Archives: 2009

Krakow, (Poland)

“Royal Capital City of Kraków”, “The Polish Athens”, “The Polish Mecca” Almost 8 years have passed since my first and only time in this beautiful city, yet my opinion and judgement has not changed but turned to even better. Now after this … Continue reading

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Wieliczka Salt Mine, (Poland)

“The Underground Salt Cathedral of Poland” Our half day trip from Krakow was in fact, the highlight of our weekend to this region. I knew that whenever I would visit Krakow, it would have to include the salt mines, and … Continue reading

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Genoa, (Italy)

“La Superba: The Proud One”, “Greek Stalia”, “Latin Genua” After 8 years since the only time I’ve been to this city, it was well overdue a return. And what a great difference this was! Back in the year 2001 when I came … Continue reading

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Florence, (Italy)

“Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance”, “Athens of the Middle Ages”, “Fluentia” Continuing on our extremely busy day trip from London, we take the short train ride from Pisa to Florence, the capital city of the Tuscany region. Of course after the simple … Continue reading

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Pisa, (Italy)

“Portus Pisanus”, “Colonia Iulia Obsequens” On another of those crazy Ryanair deals of just 1£ per way, we obviously could not resist the temptation of spending this Saturday in Italy. Furthermore, not just the usual travel group, but a much … Continue reading

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