Colmar, Alsace, France

Colmar, Alsace, France

Fun fact: Colmar, located in the Alsace region of France, is where the designer of the Statue of Liberty was from. But other than these cute little arrows guiding you around the hotspots of the small town, it was far more boastful of its Alsatian heritage. It is also just a cheap hour FlixBus ride [...]

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp! The fourth Belgian city I have visited, and less than an hour by train from Brussels. My sister was arriving in Antwerp to go to a metal music festival close by, so I used that as a reason to check out what Antwerp has to offer. Wandering around Antwerp, I wasn't as taken by [...]

Ghent, Belgium

Ghent, Belgium

May Day = Labour Day = No work day! With a random day off work and surprisingly no rain forecast, I used my Go Pass 10 to take a trip to Ghent, which is only around 40 minutes from Brussels by train. Once you reach the city centre - it is as quaint and as [...]

Charlottenburg Palace

Located in the neighbourhood of Charlottenburg (shocking), the palace is one of the most famous in Germany. Named after Sophie Charlotte, who died an early death, and had commissioned it with her husband Friedrich III. It is a lavish palace with baroque and rococo styling, although more was added by their descendants. When visiting it [...]

Gendarmenmarkt

Another cold December weekend, another Christmas market! This time I went to the Gendarmenmarkt, another big and well-known Christmas market of Berlin. I ate roasted chestnuts, and cheesy fatty amazing food, and of course drank mulled wine. I decided to try white mulled wine, but honestly red mulled wine reigns supreme. I also bought some [...]

Potsdam

Within communting distance of Berlin, and frankly closer to my flat then the centre of Berlin is, is Potsdam - a traditional looking city that is recommended by many to visit. It is also very popular for it's Christmas markets, and this weekend just gone it had many to offer, so a friend and I [...]