Travel Diaries – Berlin

Travel Diaries – Berlin

Gap Year Days 21 – 26 We arrive into Berlin to rain, almost the story of our trip. Google Maps told us it was a bus, a train, then another train to get to our accommodation in Kurfürstendamm. After our recent brush with inspectors in Paris, we were particularly...
A Day at Versailles

A Day at Versailles

The Palace of Versailles was originally built as a hunting lodge in the 17th century by Louis XIII. It has been added to and renovated many times since by successive Kings of France. For approximately a hundred years it was the home of the Royal Court when Louis XIV...
Travel Diaries – Paris

Travel Diaries – Paris

Gap Year Days 17 – 21 Paris is one of those iconic cities! I’ve never had a crazy urge just to visit Paris, but there was no way I could do a trip to Europe and bypass it. I had many preconceptions in my head. Paris is the city of romance. Time should be...
Travel Diaries – Amsterdam

Travel Diaries – Amsterdam

Gap Year Days 14 – 16 We arrived in Amsterdam mid afternoon and endured the usual battle to orientate ourselves. It’s always challenging to get off an international flight, make our way through the airport, get our bags and find our way to the local...
Travel Diaries – Norway

Travel Diaries – Norway

Gap Year Days 9 – 14 We arrived in Oslo after a twelve hour economy flight from Singapore to Copenhagen, then a short hop from there to Oslo. We had very little sleep on the flights and we had a two hour wait at the airport for the kids to arrive on their...