So if I was surprised by how much I loved Leipzig, I was absolutely blown away by how much I love Hamburg. After my relaxing time in the beautiful city of Leipzig, I took a train north to a city I hadn’t really heard much about. Everyone thinks about Berlin when they imagine a bustling German … More Hamburg; A Surprising Blend of Old & New, Man & Nature
Let me tell you, I was completely surprised by how much I loved this city. The couple of posts I looked up as research before I went said that the city was beautiful and worth a stop, but I was not prepared to love it as much as I did. I guess the bus ride … More Leipzig; One of Germany’s Hidden Gems
So I finally got tired of all the jaw drops from people when they found out I hadn’t been to Munich yet after living in Germany for a whole year. I really didn’t know what the fuss was about, after all, there are so many beautiful cities in Germany. After finding out that I basically … More Munich: The Most Hyped City in Germany
If you have ever looked up photos of Bavaria or even Germany in general you have probably see a mammoth of a grey castle settled among the German Alps looking over a picturesque valley. Every review I saw of both the castle itself and tours of the surrounding area were glowing. It’s like the castle … More Neuschwanstein Castle: The Honest Truth About Germany’s Most Famous Castle
In just a few short hours I will be getting on a train with no idea where I’m going or when I’ll be back. I’ve traveled enough at this point that this knowledge no longer terrifies but thrills me. It’s incredibly freeing to not know the details; to have a starting point and just go … More I don’t know when I’ll be back…
So much has happened since uni let out for summer and yet nothing at all. To sum it up, after about a week of emails, meetings and appointments, I confirmed that my visa will only allow me to work 120 days per calendar year, no exceptions. When I had been issued my visa, I was … More Travel Germany this Summer with Super Cheep Train Tickets
This little blurb was originally part of my Backpacking in Portugal post but it was a bit of a tangent and added to an already lengthy post. I thought I would write a separate post on the topic of city cards in general and let you know what I’ve learned and how I feel about them. … More City Cards – Are they worth it?
If you didn’t already know (I only mentioned it a million times), I spring-breaked in Portugal last week! I had such an amazing time so naturally the post is ridiculously long. I apologize in advance but I really did a lot so it was hard to condense. If you want to know how it went, … More A Week Backpacking Portugal!
In just a few hours I will be hopping on a plane to a beautiful island. Unfortunately, the weather forecast says that I should expect warm rain for the entire trip. This has made packing somewhat of a challenge so I thought I would share my list with you. I was tempted to skip … More Packing for Portugal
The new semester started with a bang with a three day trip to Luxembourg. Because we have a large number of new students in the second semester, the administration thought it would be a good idea to have some sort of bonding event for everyone before classes officially start. What better way to do that than … More The Frankfurt School visits Luxembourg