Cologne

After leaving Munich, Abbey and I took a train across Germany to reach Cologne.  The train was the busiest we had been on and we got a taste of what travel will be like in the high season.  We had planned ahead and made seat reservations for the journey, but the...

Munich

After an overnight train journey where neither of us were able to get quality sleep (mainly due to being awoken by ticketing agents and border control) we arrived in Munich just after sunrise.  We were unable to check into our AirBnB until 7pm, so we decided to go out...

Auschwitz

*Trigger Warning* This post contains pictures and text about Auschwitz.  For our last full day at the AirBnB in Krakow, Abbey and I decided that it would be appropriate to visit Auschwitz concentration camp.  While Auschwitz is located in Oświęcim, Poland (which we...

Berlin

Abbey and I headed for Berlin on a cold, snowy morning in Hamburg.  Our train journey was quick, almost too quick (1.5 hours) as we never really got to “settle in” to our seats.  We had made reservations for this journey, so finding our seats was much less...

Hamburg

To be entirely honest, neither of us were immensely impressed when we first arrived in Hamburg. We had just left Copenhagen, a picturesque city with old buildings and quaint cobblestone streets. Hamburg is the second largest port in Europe – it’s full of brick...