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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...

11th October 2019

An hour’s train ride from Dresden, Bautzen with its impressive fortifications and beautifully preserved old town is a joy to wonder through. I had accidentally stumbled upon the city during my original Germany hostels roadtrip back in 2012 enroute to Leipzig and really was enchanted by its winding cobbled streets and colourful half timbered houses plus its impressive collection of 17 medieval towers which form a dreamy skyline, a kind of Manhattan of the German Middle...

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...

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 years of travelling across Europe, distilled into one simple blog post. There are still so many cool new tips and budget hacks that I am still discovering so if I missed out anything, I’d welcome your tips and feedback in the...

16th July 2019

I get a mixture of reactions from my German friends when I mention the island of Wangerooge. ‘Sounds very Australian to me-are you sure this is in Germany? ’ was the puzzled reaction from one of my well travelled German friends. Some nod their...

5th July 2019

Few cities in Germany divide opinion like Görlitz. It is hard to see why at first glance. During my first few hours of...