Garmisch Partenkirchen literally took our breath away. When we checked into our small guesthouse in this picturesque town in the Bavarian Alps, we didn’t know what to expect. The owners of Gaestehaus Maria were friendly and welcoming. We expected a lovely stay, but when we saw the view from our balcony staring directly at Germany’s highest peaks, our jaws dropped. What a… Read More
Germany is a country that straddles Western and Central Europe. It is a popular travel destination and our Germany travel guides have you covered for trip planning.
When telling people we were traveling to Germany this summer, we didn’t exactly get the “wow” reception we usually do with places like France or Italy. Germany doesn’t have that romanticized reputation that other European destinations have. Even our bank manager mentioned how Germany seems cold and uninviting. But after spending 10 days exploring the jaw-dropping region of Bavaria, we… Read More
Berlin resident Thomas Carney shares his recommendations for the top historical places to visit in Berlin. Historical Places to Visit in Berlin, Germany Berlin, the capital of Germany, has a rich, storied past stretching back through the Cold War, the two world wars to the swinging 20s and beyond. Today it is the second largest city in the European Union… Read More
Berlin, Germany is a very cool city. Many people now consider it to be the coolest city in the world. Artists and hipsters are flocking to Berlin to let their creative juices flow. For location independent living, Berlin is the tops. It’s cheap, it’s central, it’s modern with character and has a thriving community of professionals looking to network and… Read More
I am not a people person. As a result, I’ve never considered myself the best candidate for couch surfing. This stems more from the fact that I am painfully shy than it does from my being a mean or Scrooge-like person.
So what is a typical day like during the first half of the Mongol Rally? Do you envision excitement and adventure? Well there definitely is an element every once in awhile, But for the most part it is driving, driving and more driving.