Category Archives: toursit destination

Trip Adviser……..the organisation that likes to send begging e-mails!

Over the last several years I have contributed reviews to Trip Adviser about hotels, cities, restaurants and various other touristy things. Whilst I have some reservations about Trip Adviser  I worked on the principle that I would be as honest … Continue reading

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York…….home to a splendid railway station, National Railway Museum, not to mention an imposing cathedral

  A lovely autumn day last week called for a visit to the city of York and all that it has to offer. The train from Huddersfield takes about forty-five minutes and delivers you to one of the finest railway … Continue reading

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I’m just singing in the rain……………..in Vilnius (or six days of virtual non stop inclement weather)

At the beginning of October I returned to Vilnius with my friend and colleague Mike (who had not visited for a couple of years because of illness) and we were both looking forward to visiting some of our old haunts, … Continue reading

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The Road to Hebden Bridge………6 miles, 16 bridges and a lot of water

  As part of my on going project to try and walk as many of the canals as possible in the north of England, today I set off to Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire to walk the 6 miles to … Continue reading

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Leeds skyline………….

A quick trip to Leeds yesterday to check out a new watch shop and also pay a visit to the camera shop to get one of my cameras fixed. Quoted £50.00 to get a simple cleaning job done by Jessops … Continue reading

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Sardinija comes to Uzupis………

If you happen to be wandering around Uzupis and come to the little square where the “angel of Uzupis” statue resides then stand in front of it, look directly ahead and you will see a relatively new cafe and deli … Continue reading

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Vilnius re-visted…………..

After a gap of eighteen months I made my thirty something trip back to Vilnius in April 2016. I had been invited to do a presentation to the HR Group at the Danish Chamber of Commerce (thank you Finn for … Continue reading

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