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Browsing Tag 'river'

Gothenburg: Riverside outing

The Göta Älv river runs through Gothenburg and provides some varied walks and a splendid, almost free, ferry ride along its banks.

Geneva, Switzerland: Public transportation exceeds expectations

For a weekend city trip in Europe, you can hardly find anything more scenic than Geneva. It’s so close to the French border you can feel it. Especially if you step over it.

Queenstown, New Zealand: Bring extra underwear

You say resort, and I think of beaches, pools, Swedish restaurants in Spain, Finnish bars In Turkey, and hotel after hotel after hotel. I certainly didn’t think of serene mountain scenery, cool crisp air, and adventure sports where half the experience is the nature around you. After my visit to Queenstown on New Zealand’s South [...]

Czech Republic: Babies crawling on TV towers, none on castles

My first time kayaking. My first subway fine. And my first and probably only baby-decorated TV mast. All this and more on my first visit to the former East Bloc. And I was plenty impressed.