Experiencing the best of Berlin in a day

By | February 27th, 2013|Germany|

Berlin in a day?  Really?  OK so your feet may ache a little by the end of it, and your camera battery may be on its last legs come 6pm, but Berlin in a day is doable honest. Berlin as you probably well know is a city steeped in history, not all of it positive, [...]

COMPETITION – Win a copy of Inter Rail by Alessandro Gallenzi

By | September 4th, 2012|Books, Competitions|

***THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED*** Please see below for the winners. At the start of August, the lovely people at Alma books offered me the chance to review a new travel novel entitled Inter Rail by Alessandro Gallenzi, you can probably guess the theme. So ive now read my copy and submitted my review, but [...]

Book Review – Inter Rail by Alessandro Gallenzi

By | August 2nd, 2012|Books, Reviews|

Traveling Europe by train with my friends is one of my fondest travel memories.  Inter Railing through Germany, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Rep led me on many an adventure and a year or two later a train trip through Poland also provided me with an ... erm ... experience. Inter Rail by Alessandro [...]

InterRailing part 3 Vienna

By | May 10th, 2010|Austria, Travel, Travel Diary|

Arriving in Vienna was terrifying.  Not because of the place itself, but because I did not know if I was at the correct stop or not.  Was I in Vienna yet?  I had no idea.  The time was roughly matched the printed arrival time on my ticket, but the station name was totally different, and [...]

InterRailing part 2 Prague

By | May 6th, 2010|Czech Rep, Travel|

I’d been to Prague when I was around 13, but all I remembered was the cheap pizzas and staying at the Hilton where women cleaned the men’s changing rooms.  This time was slightly different.  I’d booked all of my hostels prior to my trip so that I didn’t end up without a bed.  My train [...]

Inter-railing part 1 – Berlin

By | May 1st, 2010|Germany, Travel, Travel Diary|

A short flight from Luton, my European adventure began in Berlin Germany.  I wanted to go InterRailing whilst I was still under 26 and therefore qualified for a youth ticket.  My ticket arrived in good time and came with some handy flyers.  All seemed to be in place. Berlin was brilliant, a city [...]