The Seven Years’ War took place between 1756 & 1763 when Prussian troops invaded Bohemia under Emperor Frederick II. The story behind most wars is usually found in history books but evidence of this war is visible today in Prague’s castle district – Hradcany.
It is a fact of 21st century Maltese life that restaurants proudly flaunt their local roots in ways that had not been done before. It’s not that the Maltese were embarrassed about their heritage; they had not noticed what was right beneath their noses.
Bucharest is unusual as a European capital in that it does not have a castle or palace in the centre of it. Think of Prague or London and you’ll see what I mean – these things are the prime features of those cities. But it does have the next best … Continue reading
Depending on which part of Brussels you work in, the lunch options can vary tremendously. The vast majority of them are quite good but trying to find a great view while you eat is not easy in the Belgian capital.
I was looking forward to Warsaw. I felt a little smug at the possibility of a weekend away for only 25 EUR, courtesy of a special offer by Polski Bus. Many friends had told me that the bus connection to Warsaw was quite acceptable, even if it wasn’t perfect.