Adventures in Marseille

The Eurotrip adventure recaps continue! After a few days in the Loire Valley with dreary weather and cold chateaus, we were ready for some sea…

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Loire Valley wine & foodie notes

Back to the Eurotrip posts, which I’m still just over halfway through! Besides chateaus, the Loire Valley is known for its wines, particularly white wines…

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Adventures in Versailles

We rose early in our Parisian apartment and made the trip out to Versailles, the famous royal chateau until the beginning of the French Revolution.…

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Adventures in Paris, Part Two

Continuing in Paris (see Part 1 here). We always try to make a point of walking as much as possible when travelling (weather permitting) –…

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Adventures in Paris, Part 1

From Freiburg we made the journey to the City of Lights – Paris! I had been warned beforehand to not have unrealistic expectations about Paris.…

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Adventures in the Black Forest

Using Freiburg as our base, we explored Germany’s Black Forest region by train. We sped by beautiful forests and gingerbread houses too fast for me…

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Adventures in Freiburg

The original plan was to spend a week or so around Christmas driving around the Black Forest region of Germany, but the snow we encountered…

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Adventures in Bavaria

Whilst in Munich we discovered the Bayern Ticket, which allows all-day unlimited rides on regional trains around Bavaria. What better excuse to explore the region?…

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Adventures in Munich

If when you think of Germany you think of beer, Oktoberfest, pork knuckles and lederhosen, what you are picturing is Bavaria. Bavaria’s capital, Munich is…

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Adventures in Dresden

Dresden will always have a special place in my heart. It was our first proper German Christmas market (and one of the oldest!), and probably…

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Adventures in Berlin

We began our trip around Germany with Berlin, which has somehow wound up being one of our favourite cities despite it snowing heavily most of…

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Adventures in Cambridge

Whoops, forgot to post this one so it’s slightly out of chronological order! The Boy and I took a day trip from London over to…

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