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24th February 2020

Just a 40 minute ride from the chaotic and bustling Berlin, stepping into Potsdam feels like entering a different universe. Having visited and lived in Berlin for the past 10 years, I immediately asked myself what took me so long to visit this city....

23rd November 2019

It’s been thirty years since the reunification of Germany and the fall of the Berlin Wall. A monumental moment in both German and European history, the removal of the divide not only united a country, but pieced together a destination overflowing with extraordinary natural beautiful, fairytale towns and Tolkeinesque castles....

11th October 2019

An hour’s train ride from Dresden, Bautzen with its impressive fortifications and beautifully preserved old town is a...

10th September 2019

Where are all the tourists ?’, we wondered as we sipped on a lovely glass of the local Müller-Thurgau wine. It’s...

4th September 2019

This guide on the best things to do in Rügen, Germany, has come about thanks to a sponsored trip we took to the island...

30th July 2019

Maybe its the romantic in me or maybe a sign of my age. There is something to be said about old fishing harbours and just sitting there, watching the world go by. Vociferous seagulls sail past brightly painted fishing boats while century old red brick buildings sulk in the background. I stand for an eternity looking at this scene and it makes me so happy. The smug happiness you have when fate unexpectedly brings you to a beautiful place you’ve never heard of....

28th July 2019

Welcome to my ultimate guide to backpacking Europe on a budget- in this post I have pulled together my 75 best tips to save money while travelling in Europe. The post is a summary of my best posts and tips till date on the BudgetTraveller- all my 10...

16th July 2019

I get a mixture of reactions from my German friends when I mention the island of Wangerooge. ‘Sounds very Australian...