Author: Liz

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Budapest Revisited

There’s a lot to see in Budapest, from the magnificent hilltop Palace complex on the Buda side of the Danube, to the grandiose buildings and boulevards of Pest. Our coach tour accommodation was on...

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Vienna – Encore!

When we booked our coach tour of Central Europe we realised we would have a second chance to see a couple of major cities – Vienna included – having just called in there on...

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Munich, München, Muenchen

No matter how you spell it, this city is one of the most prosperous and fastest growing cities in Germany. The name is taken from the old German word for Monk, since the settlement...

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Bratislava – Capital of Slovakia

Bratislava’s unique position between the borders of two countries – Austria and Hungary – meant, historically, that its location was of strategic importance to the competing powers. Consequently it was known by several other...

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Vienna – on the Blue Danube

Capital of modern Austria, Vienna was also the focal point of the Hapsburg Empire which ruled for over six centuries. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001 and in the top two of the...