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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Galissas

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 26, 2020 – 19:33

Galisass (Γαλησσάς), the small village on the Greek island of Syros in the Cyclades. I enjoy Syros so much that after first visiting in 2013 I have been back 3 more times in 2014 and 2015 – and in 2019 it became the furthest point from home I have driven in my small but mostly […]

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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Famagusta

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 18, 2020 – 11:36

Apart from the abandoned district of Varosha, Famagusta – known in Greek as Αμμόχωστος and Turkish as Gazimağusa – has a very nice old walled city popular with tourists.



A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Erfurt

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 15, 2020 – 23:07

Erfurt is the capital of the German state of Thüringen (Thuringia), part of the old GDR (or DDR in German).



A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: De Panne

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 14, 2020 – 22:42

Just a 45 minute drive along the coast from Calais, De Panne is often the first stop I make after disembarkation from a ferry or train at Calais in any continental road trip I make.

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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Cochem

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 13, 2020 – 15:57

My first visit to Germany was a school trip to the Rheinland in 2006. One of the towns we visited then was Cochem, in the Moselle Valley.

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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Berlin

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 12, 2020 – 22:02

I’ve only been to Berlin once – 5 years ago in November – but as I was originally planning to spend a few days in Berlin in June (before the Coronavirus hit) it seemed appropriate to make it the second destination in my A to Z.

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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Athens

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 11, 2020 – 13:02

I’ve been inspired by Victoria Hislop’s current project on Twitter – She’s tweeting an A-Z of her favourite places in Greece. Many places I’ve been to, many I haven’t.

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