Book Haul London

I hadn’t traveled anywhere since summer vacations. Some weeks ago, some old friends informed me that they would be in London for a weekend. I could not take days of work, but with some search I found tickets for less than 150 euros (including buses and trains from/to airports), I left Friday after work and … More Book Haul London

26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008): Switzerland, Italy 2 & Recap

General info: You should just take a train and go around Switzerland, or even better drive. These are some of the best landscapes I have ever seen. You can’t sleep on a train station in Switzerland (that was our experience at least, maybe rules have changed now) 24. Zürich – 7/9 Anecdote of our city experience:We got … More 26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008): Switzerland, Italy 2 & Recap

26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008): “East” Europe & Austria

General info: Food is MUCH cheaper in east Europe. Everything is MUCH cheaper. Every time I have to change money, I prefer to just use an ATM. Every currency exchange place has different prices and probably bargaining has to be involved 19. Warsaw – 1/9 Anecdote of our city experience:I still claim that I ate the … More 26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008): “East” Europe & Austria

26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008) – Scandinavia & Germany 2

General info: Scandinavia is expensive, but if you travel like us, you will not understand it. There are trains that go on ships… Scandinavia is not as cold as you think (at least in the summer). 15. Copenhagen – 25/8 Anecdote of our city experience: We put our luggage in the train station lockers. When we returned … More 26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008) – Scandinavia & Germany 2

26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008) – Belgium/Netherlands/Germany1

General info: The norther you go, the more they check your train tickets. But Dutch check the most! In these countries, it rains and it is cold even in August (so surprising for me at the time!) 11. Brussels – 19/8 Anecdote of our city experience: The symbol of the city, the peeing boy, was dressed … More 26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008) – Belgium/Netherlands/Germany1

26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008) – France & Spain

General info: Spanish trains need booking… and 15 of August is super high season! 15 of August is also super high season for hostels in Barcelona – book in advance! You can actually sleep in the train stations! It is allowed if you have a ticket! But they will wake you up when the train … More 26 cities on 37 days (Interrail 2008) – France & Spain