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Trains in the East of Europe

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Pristina to Hani E Elezit, Kosovo, Train Toilet

Train Toilets

One of the vagaries of overseas train travel is the state of the toilets, especially if travelling a long way east from the UK. For some reason that I am not quite sure about, or at least I am unwilling to admit, I have started taking pictures of the less savoury ones! Thankfully none of […]

Sunday Photo – Arrival Pristina

The Pristina Express

When Pristina was just a moderate city in Yugoslavia it was an outpost on a vast rail network with Belgrade at its hub and major transit points in Zagreb, Skopje, Sarajevo, Ljubljana, Podgorica, Nis & Ploce. Pristina itself saw trains running to Skopje, Belgrade (via Mitrovica) and throughout Kosovo. Following the break-up of Yugoslavia, the […]

Balkans Tour 2017

I am writing this sat in Ryanair seat 23C – a bargain aisle seat costing just €4 to reserve. As the usual boarding chaos goes on around me it is time to reflect on another hugely enjoyable tour in the east of Europe taken together with my regular travel buddy Hamish.  Having regenerated the spirit […]

Sunday Photo – Train in Kosovo

Travels in Eastern Europe

Shortly I will embark on my latest journey east with my regular travel buddy Hamish. We have a rough itinerary mapped, a couple of Airbnbs booked and flights from and to the UK (the latter should say hopefully thanks to Ryanair’s latest PR own goal!). Apart from that we have little certainty as to whether […]

Kosovo & Serbia Trains

I am planning a September trip to Kosovo during which train travel will naturally feature. My initial thoughts were to travel north from Pristina and into Serbia. I consulted the Kosovo train website and could not find any journeys in a northerly direction, with trains seemingly limited to three routes mainly within the confines of […]