Castle Devin

We took a half day trip up the Danube to Castle Devin. It’s about a two hour boat trip up stream and half hour back on one of the little boats that regularly cruise the river. Castle Devin is set on a cliff at an altitude of 212 meters and sited where the Danube and Morava rivers meet and hasContinue reading “Castle Devin”

Bratislava Castle

One of the most prominent structures in the city is Bratislava Castle. Sat 85 metres (279 ft) above the Danube. The “upside down table” as it is affectionately known by locals, is an imposing glaringly white block. You can see it from most places as it looms, in an almost affectionate way, over the town . The castle wasContinue reading “Bratislava Castle”

Central Europe beckons

Hot on the heels of our Malaga holiday we decided to head in completely different direction for our next travel fix. Hence we found ourselves heading to central (almost Eastern) Europe in the shape of Slovakian capital Bratislava and the sprawling beauty of Budapest. Here’s Bratislava as seen from the castle, with the Danube River inContinue reading “Central Europe beckons”