Category Archives: 2014

Naples, (Italy)

“Greek Parthenope: Pure Voice”, “Latin Neapolis: New City”, “Dormant and quiet” Returning for one more time to what is now, without hesitation, one of our favourites cities in the whole of Italy: Naples. So much to see and not just only … Continue reading

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Lanzarote, (Spain)

“Lanza”, “Insula de Lanzarotus Marocelus”, “Tyterogaka: One that is all Ochre” Again that time of the year, completing one last weekend trip for 2014 right before the big winter holidays starting in merely 3 weeks time without first counting the … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 11. December, 2014, Short Trips, Southern Europe, Spain | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wroclaw, (Poland)

“Wrotizlava”, “Sigillum civitatis Wratislavie”, “Breslau”, “Historic Capital of Silesia” After quite a long time since the last time I’ve visited Poland, exactly 2 years ago with a weekend trip to the Christmas Markets of Warsaw, it was great this time to … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 10. November, 2014, Eastern Europe, Poland, Select by Continent, Short Trips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Riga, (Latvia)

“Duna Urbs”, “Rija: Threshing Barn” Just a week after visiting Vilnius, I return to Riga. Once again a very well deserved return to revisit after my only time here 9 years ago as part of the same trip through the Baltic countries … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 09. October, 2014, Latvia, Northern Europe, Short Trips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Vilnius, (Lithuania)

“Vilnis: Surge”, “Vilnyti: To Surge”, “The Baroque City” Exactly 9 years since my first and only time back then to Lithuania, I finally returned to the capital city, Vilnius. I would not be surprised if my current stay was precisely on … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 09. October, 2014, Lithuania, Northern Europe, Short Trips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Vitoria Gasteiz, (Spain)

“Visigoth Victoriacum”, “The automobile capital of Spain” Vitoria is located in the province of Alava, which was never part of the Basque Country autonomous Region until it was added on May 20, 1980, by decision of the Basque Parliament, naming … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 08. September, 2014, Short Trips, Southern Europe, Spain | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Alicante, (Spain)

“Carthaginian Akra Leuka”, “Roman Lucentum”, “Arab Medina Laqant, Al-laqant” The city that saw me growing every summer for almost 20 years as my parents used to have a flat there; is always nice to return. Would not matter if I would return … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 08. September, 2014, Short Trips, Southern Europe, Spain | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prague, (Czech Republic)

“City of a Hundred Spires“, “Caput Regni: Head of the Kingdom” Almost exactly 5 years since the first and only time I’ve been to Prague, back then with my family on a Central European tour; now I return as part … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 07. July, 2014, Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Short Trips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment