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Budapest, not a Pest but a ‘Pesh’

Budapest. Picturesque city, Hungarian goulash, car booted, free walking tour, couch surfing, interesting people and beautiful scenery. Arriving at midnight after we were held up yet again by roadwork’s, we asked our host if she would like us to stay … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 18 Hungry

Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Auschwitz, a place of horror, death, torture, upset and control. As we were so close, we thought that we must visit Auschwitz concentration camp. Saying farewell to Karolina and Geni, we headed off towards Auschwitz, which was just a small … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 17 Poland

Krakow, Where Vodka is Cheaper than Water

Krakow bound; free walking tour, cheap shots, gherkin chasers  couch surfing, unexpectedly cold weather, Zapikanki, and new friends from all walks of life. Due to road works and getting a wee bit lost, we rocked into Krakow at 6:30PM. Meeting up … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 17 Poland

The Green Fairy

Prague, a place where a decomposing hand lies, a cursed clock stands tall and green fairies fly. A city filled with museums, thousand years of history and cultural attractions. The city of Prague is beautiful. Everywhere you look you are … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 16 Czech Republic

Last Days in Germany

Needless to say the aftermath of Oktoberfest resulted in hangovers and low motivation to be active. None the less, we were only in Munich for the day so we all got up around midday and Trixi and Dominik took us … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 09: Germany

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest. How can anyone not like a celebration dedicated to beer and drinking? Just to give an example of the size of this festival, take the Royal Show and put it on steroids, add thousands more people, tons more rides … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 09: Germany

Euro Trip!

Road trip; freedom, fresh air, countryside, open roads and beautiful scenery, which can very quickly turn into crazy drivers, roadwork delays and unexpected snow covered roads. One of our greatest adventures that we have done together was drive around Australia … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 09: Germany

We are all Big Kids at Heart

Today was my birthday and to celebrate mum had bought tickets to Disneyland Paris!!! You can never be too old for Disney 🙂 Getting up early and having breakfast we packed our day bags and caught the train towards Disneyland … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 14: France

Picnic with a View

Waking up at 6AM, we got ready, packed our bags, decided against a sit down breakfast, instead we used the leftovers from last night to make us a feed and checked out. I was so excited!! The train ride from … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 14: France

One Night in Paris

Packing our backpack, Vicki kindly dropped us at Manchester airport where we were to catch our £19 flights to Paris via Ryan Air. With Ryan Air, if you are not apart of the EU you need to get a verification stamp … Continue reading

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Filed under Country 14: France