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Hitchhiking from Leipzig to Copenhagen

in Literature/Philosophies/Travel by
The pros and cons of hitchhiking - short story by Adam Carrington. (Public domain photo)

“Five Catholic Poles all ride to Switzerland for a Jesus meet. One Berliner going where I was coming from. He does this all the time, says that’s all it is: just a matter of time.”

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Almaty: high in the birthplace of the apple

in Society/Travel by
Almaty mountains. (Public domain photo)

“A friend… was going to fly back to his adoptive home in China via Almaty in Kazakhstan. This, of course, left me with no choice but to procure my very own Aeroflot tickets and to join him on his discovery of this mystical land seldom travelled to.”

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Luxembourg: a poetic time capsule

in Poetry/Travel by

Luxembourg, 1979 – from the pen and perspective of an Australasian poet, in English & auf Deutsch.

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Leather, paper, feather – castles

in History/Literature/Travel by
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    Moritzburg Castle, Germany. (Photo: Lito Seizani)
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    Schwerin Castle, Germany. (Photo: public domain)
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    Ludwigslust Palace, Germany. (Photo: Lito Seizani)

Renaissance and Baroque surprises lie just a train ride (or a few) away.

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Breslau Brewing: beergasms in Poland

in Food/Travel by

One never forgets the first sip of carbonated creativity when visiting a new city. A sample of palate-pleasing places to try in #WrocLOVE.

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Zagreb: 12 curious facts we discovered

in Travel by
Zagreb, Croatia.

What our young, friendly, knowledgeable guide told me and my travel buddy about Zagreb was memorable. The highlights are worth sharing here, mixed in with a bit of what we learned from personal observation.

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