Between Gothic churches, socialist buildings and abandoned houses, there are also shiny glass malls in Frankfurt (Oder). On top of those are restaurants with nice views. And on the other side of the river is Poland.
Over the weekend I travelled to Prague for a friend’s birthday. The surprise party was by the river where we could play beach volleyball and enjoy some sangria.Continue reading “Stroll along the Vltava”
When I was in Pisa last October I decided to jump on the train with my boyfriend and travel through the autumn Tuscan countryside to Florence for a day trip. It was raining when we got there and that drizzle continued throughout the day. Despite that, Florence was packed with tourist. The line for the cathedral was so long it went halfway around the giant building. It would have been nice to go up the tower, but we didn’t know we should book our tickets days in advance. So we made a mental note that we should return one day, better prepared, as we continued to walk in the quiet rain.Continue reading “A rainy day in Florence”
My first time in Prague was in the summer of 2013. A friend of mine was doing an exchange semester in Bratislava and I went to visit her one day. There I met some of her friends – a British guy and a German guy – and we spend a fun day together. The guys were actually planning a trip to Prague, which my friend couldn’t attend, and they invited me to join them. Continue reading “My first time in Prague”
My boyfriend and I got these tickets for a day trip with a boat on the Danube. I really wanted to see the Wachau which is supposed to be a particularly beautiful area with the river winding through the hillsides.We didn’t quite make it though, because we decided to get off in Krems and see the city. Continue reading “A boat trip on the Danube”
After a couple of very long and stressful days spent moving, cleaning and being covered in dust from head to toe, my friends managed to convince me to go out and enjoy my break, laying on the grass next to the Danube. Continue reading “A day by the river”