The Best of Germany’s Awesome Big Cities

It was a €15 Paris to Cologne special discounted ticket which first got me to Germany. A cheap ticket I couldn’t refuse even though I had no desire to visit Germany. I had avoided visiting for the longest time … [Read more...]

Living in Central Europe: 5 Progressive Cities for Digital Nomads

I spent much of last year searching for somewhere to live. Unsuccessfully. I left Paris in 2012 with the intention of travelling for a year or so to create content for my blog and to find my next home. But it’s … [Read more...]

Exploring Berlin’s Kreuzberg Neighbourhood

When a neighbourhood is described as a hipster/trendy/punk/immigrant/expat/squatter neighbourhood, you know it’s going to be interesting. One of the first things you’ll discover about Berlin is that the … [Read more...]

Sardinia to Berlin via France

Sardinia was full of surprises, both good and bad. It has the stunning beaches everyone expects but some very average ones too. Watching Sardinian horses and pink flamingos with a mountainous backdrop is etched … [Read more...]

Bremen’s UNESCO Site and Weird Statues

I was debating whether to write a 'top things to do in Bremen' type post considering there are so few things to see in Bremen. I think I’ve visited every German city and town that I have ever wanted to. But … [Read more...]

A Winter Drive Across Northern Germany

The Germans often complain of their cold, snowy winters but I love a bit of chill in the air and I love Germany in winter. Indulging at the Christmas markets with a hot cider (or mulled wine) is a daily event … [Read more...]

A Weekend in Muenster

The view from the top of St Lambert's Church took my breath away. Partially from the amazing view of streets lit up below, partially from the steep climb up the dizzying spiral staircase and partially from the … [Read more...]

7 Things to Do in Osnabrueck

Osnabrueck was not on my travel radar before Historic Germany put together my recent tour of Germany. All I knew before going was that it's a Hanseatic city, meaning it was once a wealthy merchant town involved … [Read more...]

Eating Hamburgers in Hamburg

When in Hamburg, eat hamburgers. That's what I was told. Back in the 19th century, a hamburger was really just steak tartare; raw minced meat. Nowadays it's evolved into so much more but Germany's second … [Read more...]

Berlin Day Trip: Rostock

If Berlin wasn't one of the coldest capitals in Europe I would have already given up my nomadic life to go live there. But until I can find a way to beat the cold I will enjoy short bursts of Berlin life and … [Read more...]