Monthly Archives: September 2010

Euro Trip 2010 Pt XV: Split (Croatia)

….and so we have reached the 15th and final part in this Summers trip to Europe. I arrived in Split at 11am after a four hour journey from Mostar in Bosnia & Herzogovena and after enquiring at a few private … Continue reading

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Euro Trip 2010 Pt XIV: Mostar (Bosnia and Hercegovena)

So having arrived in Mostar five hours later than I had hoped for I decided to spend the night there rather than leaving later that night. I don’t really like the idea of booking a ticket out of a place … Continue reading

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Euro Trip 2010 Pt XIII: Zagreb and Dubrovnik (Croatia)

After Slovenia I had to spend about four hours in the nice but fairly unspectacular Zagreb while I waited for my night-train down to Split. One great thing about Croatia’s capital is that there is a legitimate free transport zone……not … Continue reading

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Euro Trip 2010 Pt XII: Bled and Ljubjana (Slovenia)

It was only a couple of days before this part of the trip that I realised my planned journey between Venice and Ljubjana would take longer than I realised. There was only one daily night train between the two so … Continue reading

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Euro Trip 2010 Pt XI: Venice – James Bond Filming Locations

It’s been said that some 500 movies have been made in Venice but most of us can probably only name a few at best. In ‘Euro Trip 2010 Pt X‘ I referred to locations used in ‘The English Patient‘ (1996), ‘Indiana … Continue reading

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Euro Trip 2010 Pt X: Venice (Italy)

I was lucky to escape a fine on the train between Verona and Venice. I bought a ticket two minutes before it left and made a dash for the train but stupid rules in Italy say you have to validate … Continue reading

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Euro Trip 2010 Pt IX: Verona (Italy)

A spot of torrential rain on my arrival at Verona station had me wondering whether to even bother staying in the place. The thing with Italian stations is that there are seemingly never any maps (apart from in the shops!) … Continue reading

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