A Year Ago Today

... I started this blog. Just over a week after my father passed away I was looking for an outlet, an escape. Having recently returned from Greece I decided to start writing about my travels. It proved to be very helpful and I now also have a fabulous collection of travel memories to look back... Continue Reading →

Europe 2018 Trip Summary

23 nights 4 countries 7 overnight locations 30+ places visited Too many trains to count 19000 steps/14km average walked per day 1 blister Many new foods and plenty of pastries 11 bags of Haribo brought home for the kids 😀 The details Munich 3 nights with day trips to Bamberg and Zugspitze Accommodation: Hotel Buddy... Continue Reading →

Berlin Day 3

I visited Berlin in June 2016. My third day was another big day. On my list of things I wanted to see was the Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz. It was the location for the meeting where the leaders of Germany confirmed the 'final solution', the plan to exterminate the Jewish race. I had watched the movie... Continue Reading →

Berlin Day 2

I visited Berlin in June 2016. I woke early day 2 and decided to revisit many of the sites I had walked past the night before, this time in friendlier light with less crowds to get some better photos. Brandenburg Gate. Holocaust Memorial. Hitler's bunker. Gendarmenmarkt. Reflections in the Spree. Berliner Dom. St Marienkirche and... Continue Reading →

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