London – 2019

Before heading home, we were able to spend two nights in London. It’s become somewhat of a tradition for us to always end our trip in this city. Every time we go we try to do something we haven’t done before. This time was no different. We stayed in Kensington, which is a place we […]

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Brussels

The last day of our honeymoon was spent in Brussels. We took the train from Cologne to Brussels since we would be flying back to Manchester from there that night. We arrived in the morning and found lockers to keep our bags in the train station. We decided to walk into the center of town […]

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Cologne

We had an overnight train from Prague to Cologne. We arrived in the German city at 8am on November 11. Being from Canada and Chris being from England, Remembrance Day is a big deal for us. We had expected our day to be a quieter one, touring the WWII museum and seeing one of the […]

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Prague

We got up early to get the train from Berlin to Prague. We hopped in an Uber and right away he asked if that’s where we were going. Apparently, because it’s so close, that’s what most people do when they are travelling. The train was only about 4 and a half hours. Since we got […]

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Berlin

After the 14 hour train journey, we made it to Berlin at 9am. We grabbed an Uber and went to the hotel we had booked, the NH Collection Checkpoint Charlie. We try to walk everywhere we go, and while the hotel wasn’t far driving from the station, it would have been walking with our bags.  […]

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Budapest

We arrived in Budapest after 11 hours on the train to Vienna and then 2 hours on a second train to Budapest. Since we were first class, we were given a sleeper room with 2 beds, a mini bottle of champagne each, and a few more goodies. In the morning we were both served breakfast […]

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Genoa

Our train from Zurich got us in at 11pm so we checked into our hotel and decided to just stay in. We were so tired from the previous travel days that we just had some wine and watched a movie in bed. We had booked into B&B Hotel Genova and it was a little bit […]

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Switzerland

From Amsterdam, we got on a train to Cologne where we would transfer to our night train. This train took about 3 hours. Our night train was from Cologne to Basel. This took about 6.5 hours. We booked our reservations far in advance for all of our trains and got our own compartment that was […]

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Amsterdam

Chris and I wanted to make the most of our wedding celebrations and book our honeymoon in Europe for 10 days. We purchased first class Eurail tickets and planned to see as much as we could. That meant pretty much a new city every day. Our first stop – Amsterdam.  We arrived in Amsterdam in […]

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Our mini honeymoon in Vegas

For our wedding gift, my dad paid for me and Chris to spend a long weekend in Las Vegas. We left two weeks after our wedding and decided it would be our mini honeymoon until our big European trip. DAY ONE We flew out on Friday morning and wanted to make the most of our […]

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