Fussen: a photo diary of a quintessential German town

If there’s one thing I’d change about visiting Germany it would be to spend a few nights in gorgeous Fussen. Here’s some photos from the 2,000 yr old town!

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Visiting Sleeping Beauty’s Castle: a day at Neuschwanstein

Visiting the inspiration behind Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle was a highlight of my trip to Germany. Here I share photos and tips on how to get the most out of a day trip to Neuschwanstein from Munich.

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Exploring Berlin on foot: 5 unmissable sites

Shaped by the likes of Marx, Einstein, Hitler and Bowie, the capital of Germany is incredibly rich in culture and history, yet simultaneously one of the most effortlessly cool and edgy places I’ve visited. The city has some beautiful landmark buildings and gardens, although it’s not what I’d call a “pretty city”. For me the…

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Berlin Christmas Markets

While cities like Nuremberg are more famous for their Christmas markets, two markets I visited in Berlin were also spectacular. Each has a slightly different vibe, with the market at the Berlin Town Hall, near Alexander Platz, a more kid friendly market, with a huge ferris wheel, ice-skating rink, carousel and illuminated moving Santa on a…

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10 vintage and eco-friendly stores you’ll want to visit in Berlin

I no longer buy new clothes- you can read about why here. Instead, I love finding second-hand bargains or clothes that someone has up-cycled into something unique and beautiful. I also no longer buy touristy souvenirs as a reminder of a country I’ve traveled to, instead I prefer to find a unique item of clothing or…

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