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Travel Planning

It’s Getting To The Planning Time Again…

I do love a Christmas break away. It started with a weekend city break to Berlin. The next year, it turned into an 8-day break covering Berlin, Cologne, Bruges and Brussels. Last year it extended again to just over 2 weeks, and I managed to visit 7 new cities. And this year? Well, this year [...]

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Berlin

The Bratwurst is so close!

Tomorrow is technically the start of our trip away, as we're travelling up to my mum and dads in preparation for our early flight on Thursday morning. Now, I don't really like flying and I really don't like early mornings, so I know I will definitely not be a barrel of laughs on our journey [...]

Berlin, Bruges, Brussels, Cologne

One month countdown!

So today marks the start of the one month countdown to our break away to Germany and Belgium! We've booked all of our transport, so the plan is partially set. We're going to fly into Berlin, where we'll spend a few days before making our way down to Cologne on the train. I've never been [...]

London, Paris, Travel Planning

Eurostar vs. Flying

Choices, choices, choices. We’re very lucky in this day and age that we have so many methods of transport available to us: train, plane, car, coach, walk, bike, etc. So on our recent visit to Paris, we had a choice...do we fly, drive, get the Eurostar or take a coach? We didn’t really fancy driving, [...]