• Hungary: Balaton and Budapest

    We didn’t really have a plan for Hungary – no surprise there! We’d seen Lake Balaton on the map – it is huge, 78km long – and heard about it from a German chap we met at the camp site in Venice. When he was young, in East Germany, he liked to visit Balaton because […]

  • Slovenia Highlights

    We loved Slovenia! Not a huge country, but a huge range of sights, sounds and tastes. Here’s our favourites from a 17 day tour… from the coast to the capital via caves and beer fountains!

  • Live at Nostalgija, Ljubljana

    I spent one rainy day looking ahead at our possible route and googling for cool bars and venues to approach for gigs. I really liked the look of Nostalgija vintage cafe bar in Ljubljana. We only had the one possible free night – the 23rd May, a Thursday. They normally have live music on Fridays […]

  • Live at Caffe Galeria, Piran

    As we were nearing Slovenia, I tried a facebook message to a bar – Caffe Galeria – in Piran that has live music. I’d messaged once already, in English, with a bit of a wordy intro, links to a few videos and some vague dates. No reply, but now we’d got more exact dates, I […]

  • Venice

    Such an amazing city, I was really keen to find a way to visit Venice again. Obviously, you can’t really drive there. There is a ‘area sosta camper’ on the island of Tronchetto, across the lagoon on the edge of the city – but we’d seen mixed reviews and opted for a site just on […]

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