Everyone loves a warm welcome, and if you travel into Copenhagen by train, that’s exactly what you’ll get. Take a few steps outside the central station, and the first sounds you’ll hear are joyous laughter and roller coaster screams from visitors to Tivoli Gardens, which is directly across the street.
“I am always doing things I can’t do, that’s how I get to do them.” –Pablo Picasso
For many, Sunday is a day that begins with church. Others prefer to sleep late without the blare of an atrocious alarm clock. And a mug of coffee, the Sunday paper, and PJs are bliss for some. But for us, it’s a quiet, leisurely bike ride around the island. The operative word being quiet.
Barcelona is a very pedestrian and bike-friendly place, and how refreshing that is. It’s also a very large city, and like all big cities has problems with cars, parking, and traffic. To help solve part of these problems they’ve started a “borrow a bike” program. The program is called “Bicing” and the basic idea is that …
Eastern European place names generally fall into the “could I buy a vowel” category. Our approach has been to write the name of the street or place we want to visit on a piece of paper for ticket sellers or taxi drivers.