Old Town

Fjäderholmarna Stockholm Sweden

Boat Trip to Fjäderholmarna

With the sun shining and the wind blowing through my hair I really couldn’t think of a better way to start the day than on a boat trip to Fjäderholmarna. The ‘Good Morning Stockholm’ tour set sail just across the way from the Opera House at a wonderfully respectable 8.30am….

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Heidelberg Arthotel

STAYING AT THE ARTHOTEL, HEIDELBERG

Lots of cities have beautiful centres full of ancient buildings and plenty of architectural porn to take pictures of.  The trouble, often, is that staying somewhere close to all of the action is difficult and involves lots of compromise that takes away from the experience. Thankfully that’s not the case…

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Old Town Heidelberg Germany

EXPLORING HEIDELBERG’S ALTSTADT

No matter how crappy a week I’ve had, everything can be made better with a couple of days spent in a proper old town.  Even if we’re not exploring any particular visitor attractions and we just wander. Carefully making our way down cobbled streets, strolling along fast-flowing rivers, lurking on…

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Bratislava Water Fountain

BRATISLAVA… A PHOTO ESSAY

Trying to choose the pictures to put into my Bratislava post was a nightmare.  In the end Boon suggested that I do a photo essay as well – he is a smart cookie at times. The Old Town of Bratislava is incredible to photograph.  It was like a piece of…

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OLD TOWN SQUARE, PRAGUE

On your list of things to see in Prague, should definitely be the Old Town Square. Said to be one of the finest in Europe, the square is ringed with historic buildings and as it is pedestrianised, you only need to worry about the odd horse and carriage. The impressive…

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