Category Archives: Graz and Mirabor, December, 2013

A short trip to Austria and Slovenia, the centrepiece of which was attending Wigan Athletic’s Europa League game in Mirabor, Slovenia.

A quick look at the art scene in Graz

Probably thanks to its universities and their 45,000 students, Graz punches way above its weight in the art world. Imagine a city the size of Oakville with world-class galleries and museums. Continue reading

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Advent in Graz

The old town in Graz, Austria, is a magical mid-December experience. Continue reading

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Unexpected smokiness in Graz

We were quite surprised to see that smoking was still allowed in restaurants in Graz. Continue reading

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Photos of Graz

Photos of Graz, Austria and its old town, a UNESCO heritage site. Continue reading

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This is what being a fan is all about

Meeting new friends from other countries, cheering your team, drinking a lot of beer, having a laugh. Now that’s football! Continue reading

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Maribor: a small city with a cosmopolitan feel

We had never heard of Maribor before Wigan Athletic’s Europa League game there, but it was nonetheless worth a visit for its history and the beauty of its old town. It would be even better in summer. Continue reading

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Photos: from Graz to Maribor

Photos of our train ride to Maribor and our wanderings on our first day in the city. Continue reading

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Arriving in Graz

Our first impression of Graz, Austria’s second-largest city, was overwhelmingly positive. Continue reading

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