Whipping women?? – Day trip to Bratislava

I’m not sure when we actually decided to visit Bratislava, until our trip I had never even heard of it and was easily mixed up by Slovenia and Slovakia. Yet here I found myself on the train to the capital of Slovakia with very little idea of what to expect. The train was rustic and … More Whipping women?? – Day trip to Bratislava

Gatecrashing a Children’s Pool Party – Day Two in Vienna

After our adventures last night we were shocked to discover it had taken Beth and Lucy almost 2 hours to get back to the hostel. They got lost in the streets of Vienna and were having their own adventure. Today however beth was leaving our trip to go home for a christening. We were becoming … More Gatecrashing a Children’s Pool Party – Day Two in Vienna

LGBT Traffic Lights – Travelling from Prague to Vienna

After our disastrous train journey from Berlin to Prague, we were well prepared and arrived at the train station with plenty of time to get a compartment on the train. The journey was just over 4 hours, so we were thrilled when we managed to get a four-seater table. I am still not overly impressed … More LGBT Traffic Lights – Travelling from Prague to Vienna

Palaces and Window Watching – Day two in Berlin

We did so much in Berlin today I feel as if we have covered most of the city. We began the day by visiting Charlottenburg Palace, a short train ride out of the centre of Berlin. Upon arrival, we were disappointed to discover most of the palace was under construction. However, we could still walk around … More Palaces and Window Watching – Day two in Berlin