2015 Denmark

Travel destination – Bornholm Bornholm is the most popular of Denmark’s 400 islands and its easternmost point. It sits in the Baltic Sea, much closer to Sweden than to the Danish mainland and roughly the same distance from Germany and Poland. Neolithic burial mounds and other findings speak of a history dating back at least…

2015 Spain

Travel destination – Barcelona There were no beaches in Barcelona until 1992. The seaside of Barcelona was full of local industries up until the city decided to host the Olympic Games. Comments Back in Barcelona where we stayed in the lovely Hotel Espanya. This hotel is  located close to the Rambla and a very good…

2014 USA

Travel destination – New York City The city of “New Amsterdam” was given to the Duke of York in 1664 as an 18th birthday present from his father. He renamedthe city as “New York.” Comments Once again we went to New York City. This time to see the City in its autumn colours and to get…

2014 France

Travel destination – Paris If you were to spend each day of your life in Paris visiting a different open terrace (of a bar, cafe, or restaurant), then it would take you 29.8 years to see them all (and who knows how many new ones will open in that time!). Yes, there are 9,057 of…

2014 Denmark

Travel destination – Jylland – Fyn – Lund First acknowledged in 1219, the Danish flag remains the oldest state flag in the world still in use by an independent nation. Comments If you are spending your holiday in Denmark and the weather is good then you can hardly ask for more. We took a trip…