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  1. Pauline

    Wales A Week on the Pembrokeshire Coast

    In early July for the last few years we’ve had a holiday in Brittany. This year traveling for six hours on a ferry and having to quarantine for 10 days on return (UK restrictions) wasn’t appealing so we decided on Wales. Everyone in the UK seems to be traveling to desirable coast locations so...
  2. Terry

    Paris We Fell in Love With France

    By teaberry from Pennsylvania, USA, Spring 2006 April 7 to April 23, 2006. We spent our first week in Paris and had a family reunion, and spent our second week in glorious Provence. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav. Why France, and Where to Go? In the summer of 2005, my...
  3. Terry

    Croatia Next stop, Croatia! And a Day Trip to Montenegro...

    By teaberry from Philadelphia, PA, USA, Spring 2008 Highlights of a trip to Croatia and Montenegro in June 2008. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. On the Road Again! In early June of 2008, I spent a week in Croatia, traveling with a good friend. For my trip report, I thought...
  4. Terry

    Cotswolds Ten Days in Great Britain: London and the Cotswolds

    By teaberry from USA, Fall 2012 September 22 to October 3, 2012 Terry and her husband spent three days in London and a glorious week in the Cotswolds, touring, hiking and visiting with friends. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav. Arrival We landed at Heathrow at 10:02am; it...
  5. Terry

    Northern Italy Munich and the Dolomites

    By teaberry from USA, Summer 2013 Four days in Munich, Germany and a week in Castelrotto, Italy, in the Dolomites, in July, hiking and enjoying the local ambiance. Heaven. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. The Trip that Almost Didn't Happen This is the trip that almost...
  6. E

    Florence Intensive Language Course in Florence Then Decompression in Sorrento

    By Earline from Tennessee, Spring 2006 March 16 through April 6, 2006. Mother and daughter share brain-frying intensive Italian language course in Florence for two weeks, then on to Sorrento and the Amalfi coast for some R&R. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Before I Get Too...
  7. artnbarb

    Czech Republic Prague, Paul McCartney, and Pickpockets

    By Barb (and Art) from Italy, Spring 2004 JUNE 2004 - A six day trip to Prague, centered around the Paul McCartney concert This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav. Planning There is no succinct way to sum up the city of Prague. It’s beautiful and ancient, Gothic, Baroque...
  8. Dennis

    Turkey Istanbul and some Sights of Western Anatolia

    By Dennis Switzer from Alberta, Canada, Fall 2008 Over 17 days in September of 2008 Dennis and his daughter visited Istanbul, the Turquoise Coast, Pamukkale and Selcuk. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav. Prelude In the months leading up to our arrival in Istanbul, my...
  9. Dennis

    Spain Extremadura: Land of the Conquistadors

    By Dennis Switzer from Canada, Spring 2006 In March, 2006 Margaret and Dennis visited Extremadura. With the city of Caceres as their base they explored many of the popular sights in the region. Please join them on their travels. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Preamble: A...
  10. Dennis

    Spain More Brava than Costa: A stay in the Alt Empordà

    By Dennis Switzer from Alberta, Canada, Spring 2009 Highlights of an eight day trip in March 2009 to the Costa Brava of Spain. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Why the Alt Empordà? After a week in the urban bustle of Barcelona we were ready for open spaces and rural...
  11. Eleanor

    Wales A Nostalgic Return to North Wales

    By Eleanor from UK, Summer 2013 Four days spent revisiting old haunts in Gwynedd. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Introduction We love the LLyn Peninsula and for 25 years used to spend two weeks there every Easter, self catering on a farm near Nefyn. It was a great place...
  12. Eleanor

    North East Northumberland in the Snow in January

    By Eleanor from UK, Winter 2013 Eleanor And Michael won three nights dinner bed and breakfast in Northumberland. This is the review of what they did. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav. Introduction I spent six years in the northeast in the 1960s and fell in love with the...
  13. Eleanor

    North East "Speak of the North..." Northumberland and the Borders

    By Eleanor from UK, Summer 2013 Trip report of five days in June spent exploring Northumberland and the Scottish Borders from a base at Berwick upon Tweed. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. An Overview There is something about the North. As soon as we hit the A1 and start...
  14. Eleanor

    Scotland Scotland the Brave

    By Eleanor from UK, Fall 2013 We spent ten days in September exploring the area between Aberdeen and Inverness, visiting ruined castles, stately homes and gardens, as well as Pictish crosses and prehistoric remains. This trip report was originally published on Slowtrav.com. Introduction Over...
  15. Georgia & Zig

    Trip of Gifts - Italy, Greece and Switzerland

    By zig from Kentucky, USA, Fall 2006 An amusing journey with Zig and Georgia as they travel on a tight budget through part of Switzerland, Liguria and make a pilgrimage to Greece, Sept 25 - Oct 9, 2006. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. 9/25/06 - Travel Day - Kentucky to...
  16. Georgia & Zig

    Northern Europe 2018

    Stockholm, Sweden – August, 2018 August 8th Flight to Stockholm Jenny gave us a ride to the airport at 4 P.M. for a 6:50 flight. Georgia likes to be early! We paid $37.53 for chips, dips and drinks called “Margarita & Tequilla Sunrise.” A serious rainstorm began at 5:45! Sheets of rain blowing...
  17. Georgia & Zig

    England 2017, Visiting the Cathedral Cities

    Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Flight to Dublin, Edinburgh, Lindisfarne Jason, our son, and Ashley, his girlfriend, are staying at our house (and moving from the guest room to our bed!) while we’re gone. We didn’t want to tempt them with driving our car so I put my green truck in the carport and...
  18. Pauline

    Cotswolds A Week in the Cotswolds, May 2021

    Friday May 14 In the UK we are now allowed to travel in the country. Vacation rentals and camp sites (without shared facilities) have been open for a month. Hotels and B&Bs open in the next phase, which starts Monday. We are both fully vaccinated so thought we would take the brave step and...
  19. K

    Nouvelle-Aquitaine North East Dordogne Trip Report

    So this is my first trip report, so I hope I get this right. Last year summer, after the covid lockdown fun (!) our family based ourselves at this gite holiday rental https://gitedordogne.co.uk/ and spread our wings from there to travel around the area. The accommodation was at the top end...
  20. Pauline

    Hiking in the Dolomites, Italy in 2020

    Hello! We just finished 3 weeks hiking in a small mountain town, Lenk, in the Berner Oberland region of Switzerland. We drove there from the UK where we live. We love Switzerland and travel there every year usually at this time. Read my trip report here. We live in the UK and they have...
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