Category Archive: Germany

Travel Hacks: How to Travel Cheaply in Germany

During my Year Abroad in Germany I aimed to visit a new place every weekend and usually I was successful! My Semester ticket allowed me free transportation so long as I stayed within… Continue reading

What to do in Düsseldorf at Christmas Time!

The period running up to Christmas is a wonderful time to be visiting this cosmpolitan city. From late November, the Christmas decorations come out, millions of lights sparkle throughout the city and the aromas of brewing Glühwein are… Continue reading

My Top 10 Cafes in Düsseldorf

The other day, I was in town with some friends. It was approaching four o’clock and we were all feeling a bit peckish so we agreed on finding a little cafe where we could sit… Continue reading

What to do in Düsseldorf: Visit Schloss Benrath

The Stadtteil (area) of Benrath in the south of Düsseldorf is popular place for many reasons.  Its proximity to the river Rhine and a number of nature reserves, along with the beautiful Baroque… Continue reading

InterRail #15: King Ludwig II’s Herrenchiemsee

The final day of our InterRail trip was soon upon us and we were off on another adventure, to visit the slightly less famous castle of King Ludwig II, Herrenchiemsee or the ‘little… Continue reading

InterRail #14: Majestic Munich (I mog di!)

Having left Verona bright and early, where the sun was out and shining, we pulled into Munich Hbf at just gone 2pm where the skies were thick with grey clouds. After dropping off… Continue reading

InterRail #13: An Afternoon in Augsburg

„Hätt’ ich Venedigs Macht und Augsburger Pracht, Nürnberger Witz und Straßburger G’schütz und Ulmer Geld, so wär’ ich der Reichste in der Welt.“ (Stefan Zweig) If I had the power of Venice and… Continue reading

Sundays in Düsseldorf: Top Outdoor Things to Do

Sundays are funny days out here in Germany. Unlike at home, where Sunday provides yet another excuse to head to town, purses ready for action, the entire Vaterland shuts down and shopping is… Continue reading

What to do in Germany: Enjoy a sunny Saturday along the Mosel

Making the most of the remaining days before I flew back to England for a short while, I was up early on Saturday morning and hopped on the RE5 train down the Rhine… Continue reading

Life as an English Language Assistant: Goodbye Goethe!

When I sat at my computer nine months ago writing up my first blog post on Dovaston’s Düsseldorf Diarys (My first days in Düsseldorf), I had absolutely no idea what was in store.… Continue reading

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