Europe

August 13, 2014
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A Walk around Gyor Hungary

A Walk around Gyor Hungary It was a sunny morning in early spring. I had been riding the overnight train and thought it would be a […]
June 23, 2014
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Segovia: A day trip from Madrid Spain

  Segovia: A day trip from Madrid Spain Segovia, along with Toledo, make an outstanding day trip from Madrid, Spain’s capital. Segovia has one of Europe’s […]
May 15, 2014
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The Arlbergline Scenic Railway of Austria [Photos]

The Arlbergline Scenic Railway of Austria  In February, I had the opportunity to ride a number of scenic rail routes in Europe with my Eurail Pass. […]
February 19, 2014
Off-Season Eurail Trip

My Off-Season Eurail Trip

  When I started brainstorming routes for my upcoming Eurail trip, I knew I wanted something different. My typical style is to spend a great deal […]
February 8, 2013
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The Naples That I Saw [Photos]

Naples is authentic. I think that word might get thrown around too much these days without meaning. Where other city’s historic cores have been taken over […]
February 1, 2013
Orvieto

A Walk around Orvieto Italy [Photos]

  Orvieto is Umbria’s imposing hill town. You won’t notice much, pulling in on the train. The city is perched a thousand feet up on a […]
January 30, 2013

Italy: Love it or leave it Review

Beauty in Italy “Everything in Italy is beautiful…on the surface.” The film presents to us at the start. It’s true. This country exudes beauty: from the […]
January 25, 2013

Photos from the Road: Nikiszowiec Historic Working-class Housing

Nikiszowiec Historic Working-class Housing Nikiszowiec was built as housing for miners between the years 1908 to 1919. It’s a district in the city of Katowice, in Silesia, […]
January 17, 2013
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South Iceland in Photos

  “We’re all related, but we’re not inbred.” Gunnar told us as he drove the van back towards Reykjavik after a full day of touring South […]
January 15, 2013

My Amateur Attempt to Photograph the Northern Lights in Iceland

You can’t see the Northern Lights from Reykjavik. On the rare occasion that you can, you need to view them from a particular spot when they […]
January 7, 2013

Eating Rome

A Walking Food Tour of Rome If the first thing we think about Rome is ancient ruins of the former Roman civilization, the second is food. […]
December 27, 2012

The Beauty of Florence [in Photos]

I’ve long spoken of the beauty of Florence, and traveling back a second time only confirmed the belief I held after my first visit five years […]
December 24, 2012

Michelangelo’s David according to a Renaissance Pigeon

Warning: the following is a guest post by a Renaissance pigeon. All opinions expressed are his own and not Bohemian Traveler’s. The true story of why […]
December 22, 2012
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A walk around Milan Monumental Cemetery

I first visited Milan’s Monumental cemetery, or Cimitero Monumentale di Milano, as it’s called in Italian, about five years ago. It’s a fascinating place that I […]
December 12, 2012

A Stop in Bratislava on the way to Prague

When it was time to leave Olomouc, an under-appreciated city in eastern Czech Republic, I had an idea. Instead of going directly to Prague, why not […]
December 11, 2012

The Random Events in a Random City in Slovakia

When travel seems to go wrong It wasn’t supposed to happen like this. We were supposed to stop in a small town in the foothills of […]
December 10, 2012

Photos from the Road: Yorkshire Coast and Countryside

  I’ve long considered Yorkshire one of the best destinations in England. Besides the obvious cities: York, Leeds, Hull, and Whitby, the Yorkshire coast and countryside […]
October 30, 2012

Turning Misadventures into Adventures with the French Rail System and Eurail Pass

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. We were supposed to be in Paris yesterday afternoon, not riding this slower-than-TGV regional train with two transfers after […]
October 22, 2012
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Photos from the Road: My Favorite Paris Photos

I’ve always said that I travel to see how people are living. I’m curious to see what places are like and what people do there. I want […]
October 21, 2012

14 Hours in Bordeaux

  There are few signs in Bordeaux that would lead you to believe that you are in sacred wine territory. There are the typical number of […]
October 6, 2012

My three days on top of the Pyrenees at Can Rigall

The road to Can Rigall twists and turns its way 800 meters up from the valley floor and the village of Arles-sur-Tech. It had been a […]
September 19, 2012

Three Countries in One Day [Leaving Poland]

  One of the novelties of traveling in Europe is the density of small countries and the ability to pass through most of them with absolutely […]
September 14, 2012

Get to Wroclaw Poland now

We were recommended to stop in Wroclaw Poland by several people. These recommendations were based on the notion that we’d enjoy a pleasant city with nice […]
September 10, 2012

Photos from the Road: View from the train in Poland

I mentioned before in a post about Tampere, Finland that I’m inspired by industrial landscapes. Rail yards definitely fit that bill. When we pulled out of […]