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EU agrees post-Brexit visa-free travel for UK nationals

EU agrees post-Brexit visa-free travel for UK nationals

Brussels, 05/04/2019. On Wedneday this week, 03/04/2019, the EU Parliament Civil Liberties committee (LIBE) passed a proposal for visa-free travel for UK citizens post-Brexit, regardless of any deal or no-deal decision in the UK Parliament. The proposal had already been endorsed on the Tuesday by the EU Council’s Committee of […]

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05/04/2019 at 10:11Brexit EU Life&Liberty Travel

This week an EU ‘Big Brother’ administration became almost inevitable

This week an EU ‘Big Brother’ administration became almost inevitable

Brussels, 08 February 2019. While Brussels politicos spent yet another day thrashing about the future form of Brexit amid today’s visit from British Prime Minister Theresa May, the EU Council quietly announced this week that it has reached preliminary agreement with the European Parliament on interoperable information systems in justice […]

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08/02/2019 at 01:10EU Life&Liberty Travel

Moustache, collar and tie? Where was I? Riding DGR Brussels, where else?

Moustache, collar and tie? Where was I? Riding DGR Brussels, where else?

27/09/2017. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, or DGR for short, in Brussels this year saw nearly 300 bewhiskered and besuited supposed gentlemen (plus the odd lady) assemble at the Atomium on Sunday prior to a ride into and around the city. The weather for the day was unseasonably sunny and warm, […]

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27/09/2017 at 10:28Auto Share the vibe Travel

Commuting on Nigeria’s Enugu-PH expressway

Commuting on Nigeria’s Enugu-PH expressway

Odimegwu Onwumere writes from Rivers State, Nigeria. As the Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway gets messier in traffic gridlock due to the dilapidated nature of the road between Oyigbo in Rivers State and Asa, in Abia State, where I shuttle most time, I resorted to riding my own ‘Okada’ to work. Any […]

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19/09/2015 at 00:03Auto Life&Liberty Travel

Camino Santiago (The Way)

Camino Santiago (The Way)

I walked the Camino Santiago (Frances) in 2003.

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01/04/2014 at 17:23Share the vibe Travel

Paris to Barcelona TGV service starting

Paris to Barcelona TGV service starting

Double-decker TGV trains will soon be running direct between Paris and Barcelona. From 15th December 2013, high-speed trains will start between Paris and Figueres, Girona and Barcelona. From Paris Gare de Lyon, initially trains will run twice a day, increasing to four times a day in March 2014. Information thanks […]

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06/12/2013 at 16:40Travel

Argentina’s third way – defending journalism in Latin America

Argentina’s third way – defending journalism in Latin America

It was on my first visit to Buenos Aires that I commented on the distinctive red colour of the stone used for Government House in the centre of the city. “Ah,” said my guide, “that is because it is reconstituted stone, and during the making it was mixed with the […]

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24/07/2011 at 09:46Life&Liberty Travel

BBC Electric Ride – 4000 mile electric tour Europe

BBC Electric Ride – 4000 mile electric tour Europe

BBC Electric Ride – 4000 miles round Europe in an electric car in June 2010.

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02/06/2010 at 19:08Auto Climate EU_Energy Travel