Travel Diaries – Budapest

Travel Diaries – Budapest

Gap Year Days 31 – 34 Ahhh, Budapest! We arrived early in the morning after our uneventful overnight train trip from Krakow. We knew we would have to waste some time before we could drop our bags off at our accomodation at twelve, and still couldn’t...
Travel Diaries – Krakow

Travel Diaries – Krakow

Gap Year Days 27 – 30 Getting to Krakow was proving to be a challenge. Our flight (or at least getting on it) was eventful to say the least. We arrived at Berlin Tegel Airport and as usual head straight to check in. It had been an easy trip to the airport. Only...
Travel Diaries – Berlin

Travel Diaries – Berlin

Gap Year Days 22 – 27 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...