Zugspitze, Germany: Planning the Perfect Winter Trip

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When asked to think about Germany, what are the first few things that come to your mind?   Beer? Oktoberfest? Castles? The Autobahn? Wurst or schnitzel? (All great things –  might I add). But did skiing make the cut? Just under a year ago, I wouldn’t have linked Germany and skiing…

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Lucerne: Exploring the Swiss City on a Budget

Chapel Bridge

Lindt chocolate, clock towers, the Alps, rösti – what’s not to love about Switzerland? When it comes to spectacular landscapes, architecture and food, this European country has it all. However, sometimes having it all comes with a price…literally. Time Out London recently released their 2017 list of the Top 10…

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Advent Adventures in Zurich, Switzerland

Turn on that holiday music, take out that tinsel and pour yourself a cup of steaming Glühwein because it’s time to enter the festive world of European Christmas markets. From roughly mid-November to December 24th, hundreds of European city squares and old town streets become home to annual Christmas markets. The…

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To Interrail or Not to Interrail

To Interrail, or not to Interrail – that is the question: Whether ’tis finer to travel by train A paper pass taking you from point A to B speeding though gargantuan mountains and on the edge of deep blue seas Or to simply hop on a plane and time in each…

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Sacra di San Michele, Italy

During the first week of April, I was blessed with another week off work. Naturally, I had a trip planned for these glorious 7, work-free days. I had been invited to stay with a friend and her family in a small town just outside of Turin, Italy. Ultimately, due to…

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