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World Heritage #0789 – Historic Centre of the City of Pienza

Tuscany is full of picturesque old cities awaiting to be explored – and tourists are not hesitant to do so. Pienza is one of the most interesting of all these towns, and not the most crowded. The UNESCO...

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World Heritage #0990 – Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites

The magnificent basilica dominating the north-west part of the hillside town of Assisi is accompanied by four less important religious sites close to Assisi. This is a purely eclectic inscription. The UNESCO...

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Sandalsand’s 6 Year Anniversary

I realised earlier today when I posted a new article, that the article counter...

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The Ofoten line – wild, beautiful and important

One of Europe’s most awesome railway lines crosses Norway in less than...

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VIDEO – Norway – Ofotbanen

The Ofoten Line (Ofotbanen) is a 43 km long railway from the port of Narvik to...

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Malbork Castle on a day trip from Gdansk

The Castle Museum at Malbork is one of the greatest historical attractions in...

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A walk in Gdansk, part 2, plus Westerplatte

There is so much to discover by walking the streets of the historical city of...

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A walk in Gdansk, part 1

This is the first of two walking routes through the historic city centre of...

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Gdansk – past and present

The history of Gdańsk is that of being squeezed between the great powers and...

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Attractions on Streymey and Vágar islands

Dramatic cliffs and mountains, panoramic views, picturesque fishing ports and...

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