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Republic of Moldova

August 20, 2010 Europe, Travel Blog

Visiting Moldova in 2010 completed my challenge to visit every country in Europe.

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Macedonia

November 24, 2009 Europe, Travel Blog

In November 2009, I travelled to Skopje, drove south to Lake Ohrid and north across…

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Kosovo

November 7, 2009 Europe, Travel Blog

In Nov 2009 I drove from Macedonia across the border into Europe’s newest country, Kosovo.

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Albania

February 28, 2009 Europe, Travel Blog

I spent a weekend in Albania in Feb 2009, staying in Tirana, travelling around and…

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Monaco

July 16, 2008 Europe, Travel Blog

In the summer of 2008 I took part in the Ironman 70.3 in Monaco.

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San Marino

July 2, 2008 Europe, Travel Blog

I went to San Marino in July 2008 for a few days of relaxation.

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Montenegro

May 8, 2008 Europe, Travel Blog

In May 2008, I went on a 10 day walking holiday in Crna Gora around…

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Andorra

December 31, 2007 Europe, Travel Blog

I went to Soldeu in Andorra, snowboarding, over New Year 2007-8.

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Cyprus

December 4, 2007 Europe, Travel Blog

I participated in the Cyprus International Challenge in late 2007, based in Paphos. Whilst there…

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Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

November 30, 2007 Europe, Travel Blog

Whilst in Cyprus in late 2007, I crossed over into the Turkish Republic of Northern…

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Serbia

October 27, 2007 Europe, Travel Blog

I went to Belgrade for a weekend visit in 2007.

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Malta

June 13, 2007 Europe, Travel Blog

I participated in a SwimTrek holiday in June 2007, which involved swimming in Gozo, Comino…

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Ukraine

May 23, 2007 Europe, Travel Blog

In May 2007 I visited Kyiv for a long weekend.

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Jersey

April 8, 2007 Europe, Travel Blog

In 2007 a friend and I took part in a triathlon in Jersey.

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Romania

August 9, 2006 Europe, Travel Blog

Summer 2006 involved an extensive road trip around Romania, taking in the sights of Bucharest,…

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Greece

August 8, 2006 Europe, Travel Blog

I spent a leisurely week sailing around the Greek island of Evia in August 2006,…

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Turkey

July 3, 2006 Europe, Travel Blog

The culmination of my 2006 Eastern Europe tour was a train journey from Bucharest to…

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Slovakia

June 4, 2006 Europe, Travel Blog

Bratislava was the starting point for my Eastern European trip to Romania and Bulgaria in…

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Latvia

September 23, 2005 Europe, Travel Blog

I visited Riga for the weekend in 2005.

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Bosnia Herzegovina

June 4, 2005 Europe, Travel Blog

During my trip to Croatia in 2005, I popped over the border into Mostar for…

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Croatia

June 4, 2005 Europe, Travel Blog

In the summer of 2005, I travelled through Croatia from Slovenia to Zagreb by train…

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Slovenia

June 1, 2005 Europe, Travel Blog

Ljubljana was the starting point of a 2005 trip across the Balkans.

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Norway

April 15, 2005 Europe, Travel Blog

I visited a friend in Oslo for the weekend in 2005.

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Iceland

January 31, 2005 Europe, Travel Blog

I went to Iceland for my birthday in 2005.

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Hungary

October 11, 2004 Europe, Travel Blog

I visited Budapest for a weekend in 2004.

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Czech Republic

December 7, 2001 Europe, Travel Blog

I went to Prague for a weekend in 2001 and to a friend’s wedding near…

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Portugal

March 18, 2001 Europe, Travel Blog

I visited Lisbon and Sintra in 2001.

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Lithuania

April 28, 2000 Europe, Travel Blog

I worked in Vilnius for 6 months in 2000.

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Estonia

February 7, 2000 Europe, Travel Blog

Whilst working in Lithuania in 2000, a group of us went to Tallinn in Estonia…

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Spain

March 16, 1999 Europe, Travel Blog

In 1999, I worked in Barcelona for 3 months. I visited Bilbao for New Year…

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Ireland

March 5, 1999 Europe, Travel Blog

I’ve been to Ireland a few times, firstly in 1999 for a weekend in Dublin,…

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Belgium

May 4, 1991 Europe, Travel Blog

I went to Belgium in 1991 on a school trip and again in 2002 on…

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Poland

August 25, 1990 Europe, Travel Blog

I first visited Poland in 1990 on the way back from Russia. Then I worked…

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Belarus

August 10, 1990 Europe, Travel Blog

Driving back from Russia in 1990 we went through Belarus and stopped off in Minsk.

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Russia

August 1, 1990 Europe, Travel Blog

I travelled to Russia in 1990 through Scandinavia and back through Eastern Europe. We stopped…

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Finland

July 31, 1990 Europe, Travel Blog

Another country en route to Russia in 1990.

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Sweden

July 25, 1990 Europe, Travel Blog

During my 1990 overland trip to Russia we passed through Stockholm in Sweden

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Denmark

July 4, 1990 Europe, Travel Blog

On the way to Russia in 1990, we passed through Copenhagen. I visited again for…

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Vatican City

July 31, 1987 Europe, Travel Blog

I visited Vatican City on a family holiday when I was young.

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Luxembourg

August 18, 1986 Europe, Travel Blog

I went to Luxembourg as a kid.

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Liechtenstein

August 16, 1986 Europe, Travel Blog

I visited Liechtenstein on a family holiday when I was young.

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Austria

August 16, 1982 Europe, Travel Blog

I first remember going to Austria when I was very young and having pizza in…

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Germany

March 24, 1981 Europe, Travel Blog

I have been to Germany quite a few times since childhood, mostly before I started…

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The Netherlands

August 1, 1980 Europe, Travel Blog

I have been to The Netherlands quite a few times but went to Amsterdam for…

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Italy

July 10, 1980 Europe, Travel Blog

I have travelled across Italy, visiting Rome, Venice, Verona, Milan, Bologna, Pisa, Siena, Turin and…

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Switzerland

June 30, 1980 Europe, Travel Blog

I have been to Switzerland many times since childhood (including Geneva and Bern). Most recently…

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France

January 20, 1980 Europe, Travel Blog

I have probably been to France more than any other country, starting with family camping…

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United Kingdom

January 1, 1980 Europe, Travel Blog

My home country.

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