Part 5: Freiburg and The Black Forest

Day 1- 3 trains and a lot of anxiety (and running between platforms for connecting trains) later, I’ve made it to the south-west of Germany to Freiburg, southern most part of the Black Forest. The hostel is situated outside of town, with the Black Forest right behind it. Perfect location for me to go hiking… Continue reading Part 5: Freiburg and The Black Forest

Part 4: Neuschwanstein Castle

Day 1- A White Christmas Merry Christmas Everyone! Started Christmas Day in Nurnberg, ending it in Schwangau, looking up at the beautiful Schloss Neuschwanstein. Two trains-leaving drizzly Nuremberg for Sunny Munich and then onto Fussen, passing snow covered roofs and fields with the mountains ahead of us. It was a beautiful site, with the blue… Continue reading Part 4: Neuschwanstein Castle

German Christmas Adventure Part 1: Dusseldorf

Day 1- Flew into Dusseldorf, Germany, Last night. The plane leaving from London was delayed by an hour. very annoying when I’d already been waiting at Heathrow for a few hours and was eager to get moving. I finally arrived at Dusseldorf HBF (Central train station). I was dark, cold and I was a little… Continue reading German Christmas Adventure Part 1: Dusseldorf