Category Archives: 05. May

Wurzburg, (Germany)

“Herbipolis in medieval times”, “Finest Baroque palace in Europe” One last place to visit for this long weekend taking the advantage of the Monday bank holiday in the UK, we left Wurzburg for the last, because it’s the largest of … Continue reading

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Heidelberg, Germany

“Mountain of Saints”, “Pearl on the Neckar River” Almost 7 years have passed since the first and only time we’ve come here to the beautiful city of Heidelberg, and actually today was quite an unexpected return to be honest. I … Continue reading

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Maulbronn, (Germany)

“Home to the first construction in Gothic style in Germany” Our last city of the three we’ve planned for today (well, I planned and dragged all the 6 friends of us we traveled together); Maulbronn. But hey! what a great day … Continue reading

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Speyer, (Germany)

“Roman Noviomagus, Civitas Nemetum” The second city planned for today after visiting the neighbouring city of Lorsch on our day trip where we still have to do as last the city of Maulbronn; its Speyer. Let’s call this lunchtime in Speyer as … Continue reading

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Lorsch, (Germany)

“Greatest centre of Carolingian art” Our first city of the few planned on this long weekend taking advantage of the bank holiday in England and therefore coming to this region for 3 full days. At only 60 kilometres south of … Continue reading

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Frankfurt, (Germany)

“Latin Vadum Francorum”, “the ford of the Franks on the Main”, “Financial capital” Such a very long time since the only time I’ve been in this city, possibly 8 or 9 years. I’m not going to lie in saying that there … Continue reading

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Capri, (Italy)

“The isle of the sirens”, “Ancient Greek: Kapros”, “Roman: Capreae” Another of the great yet small destinations we can tick the checkbox for finally being able to visit. However this is not our first attempt if I am to be honest. … Continue reading

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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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