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bologna italy
Bologna is regarded as ‘La Grassa e La Dotta’ translated as ‘The Fat and The Wise’ due to the cities' contribution to cuisine and education. In Bologna you will find a plethora of food across the many bars and restaurants. The university, founded in 1088, is the...
Edinburgh Festival Fringe Guide
What is The Fringe?  The Fringe is the single biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet. It has been held in the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh, since its creation in 1947. Every August for three weeks...
Dakota Hotel, South Queensferry
With the Forth Bridge providing a beautiful backdrop, Dakota Hotel was our base during our weekend spent enjoying the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For £150 for a one night stay, this was one of the better options in the Edinburgh area at 4 star level. 

The Pisa Mover

Pisa Mover
So, what's the quickest way to get from Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport to Pisa Central Station? Well, the answer is The Pisa Mover monorail system. We had been waiting ages for the stretch of train line between the airport and the station to be modified into the brand new...
Colmar to Strasbourg train
We arrived at quite possibly the worst and luckiest time in French rail history. Planned strikes by disgruntled staff at the SNCF, France’s premier rail company, had brought the whole rail network to a standstill in the weeks before and after our trip. Here’s where the luck comes in...
The little tourist train of Colmar
City tours can be expensive, especially guided tours. If you have trouble walking or generally can’t be bothered then there is a superb alternative that still allows you to view the town of Colmar in all its glory. The Little Tourist Train of Colmar is, in fact, two trains....