https://www.standbyadventures.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Christianshavn-Copenhagen.jpg 2448 3264 Barry Pickard https://www.standbyadventures.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/SBA_Logo_tr-Bg-300x143.png Barry Pickard2019-11-19 19:23:542019-11-19 19:24:32Copenhagen, Denmark - Travel Guide
Copenhagen is a fast-developing tourist destination, which has all the canal charm of Amsterdam, but without the hordes of tourists. As we found out, the Danish capital has many beautiful canals and waterways, which are dotted with award-winning restaurants and neo-classical buildings. Often described as “the City of Spires”, we found Copenhagen a cultural and appealing city, which was small enough to traverse on foot, but big enough to boast a whole manner of different and exciting attractions.
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Before researching our latest trip to Poland, we must admit that we had never heard of Przemśyl, let alone tried to pronounce its name. Przemśyl is a small, but historically significant, city of almost 70,000 inhabitants in south-eastern Poland. It is the second-oldest city in southern Poland (after Kraków) and appears to date from as early as the 8th century. Przemyśl is in an ideal geographic location, laying in an area connecting mountains and lowlands known as the Przemyśl Gate, with open lines of transportation, and fertile soil. It also lies on the navigable San River. Important trade routes that connected Central and Eastern Europe passed through Przemyśl and ensured the city's importance and prosperity.
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Inverness is known as the capital of the Highlands and is the northernmost city in Scotland. Inverness itself is a very pleasant, small city and we found that there were several interesting things to see here, but most visitors find that it…
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Ghent is a university city, with an interesting history stretching back into the Medieval period. Being only a 30-minute rail journey from Brussels, where we were based, Ghent was an ideal day trip for us. The city centre and its main attractions are close together, easily accessible by foot, making a tour of Ghent quite comfortable within a day.
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Antwerp Guide Antwerp is perhaps best known as a busy port or as a commercial city, especially in the trade of diamonds. Overshadowed by its more popular Belgian neighbors of Bruges, Ghent or Brussels, we were, however, pleasantly surprised…
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With a network of canals and cobbled streets that connect the various markets, the historic center is ideal for spending a day in Bruges. The medieval city is not only a feast for the camera of the tourists, but the many sights in Bruges make…
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When we visited Warsaw in 2016, we were initially attracted by the cheap flights and accommodation. We didn’t quite know what to expect from this survivor of the Communist era but thought it worth the risk. It didn’t take us long, however,…