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Prague: The City of One Hundred Spires

…and a hundred thousand beers. At least. If you like beer, you should visit Prague. If you like cool architecture, you should visit Prague. If you like old stuff, you should visit Prague. If you like modern and/or ancient history, you should visit Prague. If you just want to wander around narrow cobble stone streets in an ancient […] Read more…

Budapest : Buda District

    Budapest, the modern day city of the two ancient cities of Buda and Pest that are eternally separated by the swift-moving Danube River. Its ancient roots and history of occupations, turmoil, and war have shaped it into one of the most interesting and diverse cities in Europe. In a way, it has remained one […] Read more…

Mt. Pilatus

  The easiest mountain day trip from Lucerne is to the top of Mt. Pilatus. Following a ten minute bus ride out of the city center, you simply hike a small hill and board your first of 3 gondolas and begin an hour-long ascent to the top of the imposing mountain. Of course you can […] Read more…

Germany Round Three: Stuttgart

It is gloomy and rainy outside, so it is a perfect day to finally get you all caught up on our trip to Germany. You have heard about out travels through Bavaria and down to the castle region in the German Alps. However, our final stop along the way was the most metropolitan city we […] Read more…

Germany: Bavarian Castles

Our next stop along our German trails was Füssen, in the southern most point of the country, near to the border of Austria. Being as German as possible From Rothenburg, we spent most of the day making train connections down to Füssen. As we left the Rothenburg station, heavy snow began to fall, and all […] Read more…

Germany: The Romantic Road

Germany wasn’t initially on our list of places we really just HAD to get to. Sounds great, but, eh, there’s also Italy and Russia and all that. However, we have a friend in Stuttgart and Jimmy found some ridiculously affordable flights to Frankfurt over his long Easter weekend. So, why not? As I started investigating […] Read more…