Category Archive: Year Abroad

Venice: A Photo Diary

One of my all time favourite cities just has to be Venice. It quite simply is one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited, awash with colour, oozing with atmosphere and character, and full of… Continue reading

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

My Best Moments of 2014!

2014 has been a great year. I’ve had adventures, met new friends, visited new places, learnt new things and have spent time with my loved ones. To end the year on a high… 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

InterRail #12: A Day in Verona

Leaving Padua behind us, we travelled across country to Verona. Although the journey was not far, we set off reasonably early and arrived in the city just before 09.30. After some slight confusion, we… Continue reading

InterRail #11: Victoria visits Venice

“I had my dreams of Venice. But nothing that I had dreamed was as impossible as what I found” (Arthur Symons) Who doesn’t dream of visiting Venice someday? Perhaps one of the most… Continue reading

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