Interrail #8 Multicultural Clash in empty Istanbul

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

Interrail #6 The Old Myths of Budapest

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

Interrail #4 Italian Cuisine in Venice

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

Interrail #3 Colourful Diversity of Prague

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!

Interrail #2 Shining Ruins in Krakow and Dusty Atmosphere in Auschwitz

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