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The last day

I can’t believe it’s the last day! After so many months of talking about and planning this trip, all of a sudden it’s over. Bags packed and safely stored we headed out to explore old town Bratislava and the castle which towers over the city before embarking on our last free walking tour at 11am. 1,445 more words



This is the door to one of the biggest buildings in Hungary, a Roman Catholic church or basilica named Esztergomi basilica. It’s a nice example of Neoclassical architecture.

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Hungarians Just Destroyed All Monsanto GMO Corn Fields

Hungary has taken a bold stand against biotech giant Monsanto and genetic modification by destroying 1000’s of acres of corn found to have been grown with genetically modified seeds, according to Hungary deputy state secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development Lajos Bognar. 479 more words

Environment And Oceans

Review Part XIII - Italy, Hungary, Estonia

After a quite busy weekend, we finally have the time for another review. Say Yay! No, not that one. Instead we get the latest Big 5 addition… 1,062 more words


Habsburg Austria Like the European Union?

From In Europe’s Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond, by Robert D. Kaplan (Random House, 2016), pp. 188-190: 634 more words


Laithwaites Premiere Tasting -April 2016

April may well and truly be over, but I’ve still got the two Laithwaites Premiere bottles to review, so here goes.

First up is the Campanula Pinot Grigio which is actually already something of a best-selling white from Laithwaites, so it is great that it forms part of the Premiere range as these schemes can so often be for pushing wines that aren’t selling well.  699 more words


On the tracks of Sissi!

You or your friends are a big fan of the well known Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary? Then you definitely have to visit the city Gödöllõ. 222 more words