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Alps in Garmisch Partenkirchen

A Winter Trip To Bavaria

After my last trip to Germany – a disastrous few days in Berlin – I was really excited to visit the country …

Almondine in Aberdeem

A Scottish New Year

A nine hour car journey was all that separated us from spending the last days of 2014 in my sister’s home in …

Rome

When in Rome…

We arrived in Rome early afternoon, and were greeted by our Budapest friend, Francesco (told you he’d pop up again) who had …

Interrailing in Florence

Flittering around Firenze

So after the debacle of actually getting to Florence and finding our hostel, we had a couple of hours to fill before …

Venice

From Venice to….

We weren’t supposed to go to Florence. We had such a simple route planned, it was supposed to be so easy. We …

Lake Bled

Lovely Ljubljana

Well, well, Ljubljana was just something else. Despite the hurried decision to extend our trip to Slovenia, I was never really sure …

Budapest

Buda Buda Buda Budapest

We arrived at Budapest train station feeling optimistic and pleased to say, we knew how to get to the hostel we were …

Vienna

Vienna Waits For You

Oh Vienna, you were a beauty. I loved Vienna. It was so beautiful. I found myself walking around humming Billy Joel’s “Vienna …

Checkpoint Charlie

Berlin

Well Berlin was interesting. I’ve always wanted to go to Berlin – from a fascinating history to amazing night life, I’d heard …