Krakow – Welcome 2017!

img_0160Our travel agent recommended that we book in accomodation for Christmas and for New Years, and that given it is winter we could probably wing the rest of it giving us flexibility.  The decision to come to Krakow was originally third on our priority list, with Prague first and Salzburg second, but both had such prohibitive accomodation costs that we decided upon Krakow.  And I am pleased we did! Continue reading “Krakow – Welcome 2017!”

Budapest, Christmas 2016

img_3626We all are aware that we went to Budapest for my Birthday, but coincidentally we were there for Christmas also.  We were only in Budapest for five nights, and from about 2pm on the 24th until at least the 27th Budapest is pretty much closed.  With us leaving early on the 28th, we didn’t get out and about as much as we may have liked, but we still managed to pack a bit in!

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München – Munich for a week

Street art at our Metro stop

We found ourselves in a situation where we had done our time in Italy (for this trip anyway), and we had about 6 nights to get to Budapest for Christmas and Birthday celebrations.  Using the Eurail app, we found a number of potential options, and ended up deciding to go to Munich.  Normally a city that tourists descend upon during October for the famous Octoberfest, we weren’t too sure what to expect outside of this event. Continue reading “München – Munich for a week”