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Category: Countries

Surprises from Prague

          Two weeks ago I added one new country to the list of countries I’ve visited: the Czech Republic. The count is now up to 35 countries (see the map […]

Postcard of the Week: Easter Island

         Easter Island, officially part of Chile and sitting in a very isolated part of the Pacific Ocen, has a fascinating past. Most people know of the island only because of […]

Postcard of the Week: Love in Paris

           On Thursday this week it is Valentine’s Day. So I looked through my entire collection of postcards to find the most romantic one that I’ve ever received. And it […]

Postcard of the Week: Prague

          I’ve been in Prague for the last week and just got back last night. It was my first ever trip to the Czech Republic and I’ll admit that I’m […]

Postcard of the Week: Tignes

          This postcard popped through the letterbox the other day and while I always love to receive postcards (hint hint!), this particular postcard of the ski resort Tignes in the […]

Around the World in 102 Minutes

           Have you ever been sitting in a cinema and become so involved in the plot that you literally believe you are an extra character in the film? Only to be […]

Postcard of the Week: The Orient Express

         These are in fact two separate postcards, both from a series of six posters by Pierre Fix-Masseau (1905-1994) in the style of the 1920s. He was the last of […]