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Category: Europe 2011

  • Prague model trains

    Thanks to this thread on I found some interesting model railway related “sights” in Prague. One suggested accommodation was the Ibis Hotel Mala Strana. Close by is Railroad Kingdom. My Googling also found the Vytopna Restaurant in Prague where the drinks are served by model trains. Read more

  • Sorry London

    I hereby wish to apologise for causing the London riots. If you want a riot or natural disaster for your country please feel free to invite my family in for a holiday. Read more

  • Pending disasters

    So, will it be riots in Malaysia or an Icelandic volcano that messes up our European travel plans in November? Got to start the disaster watch before we get too far into the planning. Don’t want to get too disappointed this time! Read more

  • Snowdon Mountain Railway

    One of my colleagues recently returned from a trip to the UK and shared her photos with us. I was quite taken by her photos of Mount Snowdon in Wales and the Lakes District and entertained the thought of visiting them while in the UK in November. Unfortunately, the Snowdon Mountain Railway, a rack railway,… Read more

  • Honeymoon in Europe – Part 10

    Lemon chicken and sweet and sour pork in Malaysia. Oh Mum, what a waste of a meal! And what does that have to do with Europe? My mum returned last week after spending a couple of them in Paris. She flew Malaysia Airlines (MAS) with a two day stopover in Kuala Lumpur. Fortunately, there was… Read more