Hi everyone, the last stop of my interrail tour in March was Istanbul in Turkey. This visit took place about 3 weeks before the referendum in April. Due to all the political tensions and problems during the past months, I'm not quite sure how to describe my impressions of that city and country. When I … Continue reading Interrail #8 Multicultural Clash in empty Istanbul
Welcome back everyone! Train travel About twelve hours and a passport check and country border later, I'm still on the train in the middle of nowhere somewhere in Romania. The train is running late and it's getting dark, additionally the staff as well as most other people don't speak or understand neither English nor German … Continue reading Interrail #7 Thousands of Years of Tolerance in Sofia
Welcome to the Hungarian capital! 🙂 After walking the narrow paths of Venice and the broad streets of Vienna, Budapest has a totally different atmosphere - rather Eastern European. However, the city and the whole country have a long history of being torn between East and West. This back and forth has shaped the outer … Continue reading Interrail #6 The Old Myths of Budapest
Hello and welcome to another episode of my Interrail trip 🙂 Four days in Vienna - a city buzzing of culture and music of all kinds. For me, doing a cultural enthusiast, it's been one of the best places I visited during this interrail trip in March. Since words can barely describe what you can … Continue reading Interrail #5 The Cultural Hotspot Vienna
Hello and welcome to today's tour along the canals of Venice, between leaving Prague and reaching Venice I travelled a whole day through Austria and parts of Italy. During lunchtime I had a break of two hours in Innsbruck and was totally amazed by the view of the mountains so close to the city. Coming … Continue reading Interrail #4 Italian Cuisine in Venice
Let's pick up where I left you the last time: Leaving Cologne on the 9th March for Warsaw, travelling to Krakow the next evening, this article starts on Monday, 13th March. I wake up in my train bed just arriving in Prague in the early morning. In front of the window I can watch the sun rising over the green meadows on my way through another foreign country - it's beautiful. Come along with me through the cosy side streets, gorgeous parks and the busy Old Town of Prague!
Dear readers, today I'd like you to join me on a tour through the beautiful city of Krakow in the South of Poland. After just a brief train ride of two hours and nice evening at the hostel, chatting to my roommates from Canada, England and Poland, I'm happy to start my walking tour in … Continue reading Interrail #2 Shining Ruins in Krakow and Dusty Atmosphere in Auschwitz
Dear reader, some fellow travellers might know the feeling of amazement and exhaustion that accompanies almost every longer trip you do. Days turn into weeks and weeks feel like months, you experience so many different things that it's sometimes hard to remember at night how the day actually started.. if you still wonder what I'm … Continue reading Interrail #1 The Reconstruction of Warsaw