Enjoy Hamburg’s Harbour and Seafood by Rail…

Visiting Hamburg Via Train Yesterday we were in Copenhagen in Denmark. Today, we are moving towards Hamburg in Germany. Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and has a population of around 1.8 million. Also given the name of Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Hamburg is so called because it is seen as […]

Part 1 – Frankfurt to Venice by Rail

Leg 1 Frankfurt to Basel If you love backpacking, then travelling by rail is bar the easiest way to see and experience Europe. Today, we’re starting in the German city of Frankfurt and travelling to Venice in Italy. With a travel time of 11 hours by rail, it’s certainly no short journey, but there are […]

Berlin’s War Cemetery Invaded by Wild Pigs While Elsewhere Tourism is Booming

Here’s something you don’t hear very often: the British Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Berlin looks more like a ploughed field than a perfectly landscaped cemetery thanks to a random attack of wild boars from the nearby forest of Grunewald! Seriously, this is one porker of a story, since the boars have virtually unearthed […]