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 Stuttgart

I have to admit, Stuttgart is a bit of a blur for me – I managed to hurt my back on the train ride there,…

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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 Nuremburg

Nuremberg was a short stopover, our first in Bavaria. How could we miss one of Germany’s most famous Christmas markets? The market stalls weren’t as…

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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 Christmas Markets

I hope everyone is having a good Christmas season! I’m going to skip ahead a little and write a bit about the Christmas markets which…

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