Monthly Archives: May 2016

Vienna: next stop on our Danube waltz

After a slightly more challenging cycle leg yesterday from Vac to Esztergom, we enjoy the chance to relax on the upper deck as we cruise upstream and will be alongside in Vienna soon. We’r looking forward to taking part in a guided bike tour this afternoon around Vienna before our final cycle leg tomorrow further… Read More »

Coffee stop: Nagymaros

     Luckily the wind has dropped and, after a quick look around Vac and the chance to take a snapshot of another ‘Westie of the World’ we crank out about 20k upstream before a coffee break looking across the Danube to ruins atop the hill.   

Heading back upstream

After a ‘rest’ day in magnificent Budapest, we’re heading back upstream today and have another 42 k ride ahead along the Danube from Vac, still in Hungary. The bikes are carried on the upper deck aboard the My Story and all staff not involved in serving breakfast combine to form s human chain and unload… Read More »


It’s a chilly, misty morning as we get ready for breakfast aboard the MS My Story lying alongside at Engelhartszell in Austria before our first 42 km cycle leg.

Praha: Paris on a budget

OK, so Prague doesn’t have an Eiffel Tower or some of the other famous landmarks, or the grand vistas along Hausmann’s boulevardes but it does have some amazing street and landscapes, with castles topping hills and the rabbit warren of the Old Town reminiscent of La Marais, bustling with cafes and bars and shops selling… Read More »