Auschwitz (Oświęcim) ~ a sad story to tell

Firstly... I am posting this in total respect for all the suffering that happened at the hands of the Nazi's at the Auschwitz camps (and all other concentration camps for that matter) We are allowed to take photos at both concentration camps During this towns history, it has been known and spelt in many different … Continue reading Auschwitz (Oświęcim) ~ a sad story to tell

VIDEO ~ all things German! (Ok, maybe not the lederhosen this time…)

Pretzels... Beers... Autobahns... Lederhosen... Steins... Football... Mustaches... Castles... Roadsigns... Campervans... Ohhhh the list of all things German goes on and on! A video compilation of our time in Germany... We have visited the following places in the past 3 weeks on our first leg of Germany and they all play a part in this video … Continue reading VIDEO ~ all things German! (Ok, maybe not the lederhosen this time…)

Schwerin ~ a city surrounded by lakes

This beautiful & unique city is the capital and the oldest and 2nd largest city of the Mecklenburg-vorpommern state and established as early as 1062 Population = 95,668 approx Schwerin is surrounded by lakes and in the 11th c. There was a settlement of Slavic peoples, Henry the Lion defeated this tribe and the town … Continue reading Schwerin ~ a city surrounded by lakes

Coburg

This little town is located on tbe Itz River in the Upper Franconia Region in the state of Bavaria Population = 41,071 Coburg was first mentioned in a monastic document dated 1056 One of Germanys largest castles is located here, Veste Corburg. Lucky for us European fanatics, Coburg was not damaged during the war so … Continue reading Coburg

Erfurt ~ 25 Churches in the city centre alone!

Erfurt is the largest city in the state of Thuringia in central Germay. It has a population of 211,113 The old town is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Germany, you really feel like you are on a movie set while here I couldn't believe when I read this but there are 25 … Continue reading Erfurt ~ 25 Churches in the city centre alone!

Leipzig ~ A hipster economic hub

Wow seriously what a city, not only does it look nice but from what I learnt, Leipzig is one of the most livable cities in Germany and has the 2nd best future prospects of all cities in Germany! Leipzig also has one of the most modern zoos in Europe and the best in Germany... also … Continue reading Leipzig ~ A hipster economic hub

London Town… where the going gets tough and the tough get going

  London is one of the most diverse cities in the world... it was founded by the Romans in 47AD and due to this there is constantly old ruins found when building new sites What I know and love about london through my experience is that there is no specific "Londoner", its a bit like … Continue reading London Town… where the going gets tough and the tough get going

Cotswolds Day Tours ~ I recommend : “Cotwolds Guided Tours”

I highly recommend Richard & Lucy from "Cotswolds Guided Tours" https://www.cotswoldsguidedtours.co.uk/book-online A small family run business, they have a few tours to choose from which you can see on their website, gotta get in quick because they guys are booked out a few months ahead I wanted to see as much of Cotwolds as I … Continue reading Cotswolds Day Tours ~ I recommend : “Cotwolds Guided Tours”

Hostel living ~ London city centre (you curious?)

I wanted to show you around my dorm room... See below for a quick video... Accommodation is different around the world.. obviously... But when staying in London in any type of place, unless it's a chain hotel, or a 4-5 star, I wouldn't expect much... And after living here for 2 years, I have come … Continue reading Hostel living ~ London city centre (you curious?)

Wandering ~ London Streets with history

Walking around the streets of London I must seem like such a tourist looking around in awe! No matter how many times you walk the streets you will ALWAYS find something new or different! I used to live here in 2008-2010 and did the same everyday back then... I explore every nook and cranny and … Continue reading Wandering ~ London Streets with history

And so it begins… Tally ho old chap… Off to London we go!

Flights - Sydney Airport & Thai Airways TIPS - my top tips for flights Plane's and airplane food Shots from above I LOVE AIRPORTS! I don't have much patience with waiting in lines, or waiting in general for that matter, but I just don't mind when I'm at the airport at the beginning of an … Continue reading And so it begins… Tally ho old chap… Off to London we go!

Accommodation – London – Premier Inn

Getting there Premier Inn is located at Heathrow Airport, Terminal 4. Cheap and great if you have an early flight you could stay here the night before. If you arrive in any of the other terminals, there is a free train between all terminals which you can catch easily between terminals - around every 6mins … Continue reading Accommodation – London – Premier Inn