Welcome to Germany’s second largest city. Sometimes depicted as bleak, tacky, and slightly on the seedy side, Hamburg doesn’t sound all that appealing on paper. However, these preconceptions will immediately dissolve once you discover this beautiful city and its people for yourself. Here locals and tourists are far more friendly than the German capital- its… Read More 48 Hours in Hamburg
After a somewhat perilous, slightly sweaty overnight bus from Munich, we finally arrived at the German capital. From the central bus station, you can hop straight on to the S Bahn/ U Bahn underground trains to your accommodation, the fastest and easiest way to get around the city. Finding ourselves with several hours to kill… Read More Kreuzberg, Berlin: Does it really live up to the hype?
Having never visited Germany before, I may have built up a rather stereotypical, exaggerated image of what I expected from Munich; I wanted to be charmed by fairy tale castles, free flowing beer, and a few lederhosen clad men thrown in for good measure. I was therefore somewhat surprised to see that Munich did not… Read More 48 Hours in Munich