I’ll admit, I wasn’t thrilled about having to stay in Munich for two nights during my July Europe trip. I’d been to the city before for the incredible Christmas markets and while it is a completely different experience in the summertime, it’s also significantly more expensive. Germany is also a pretty expensive country, especially in comparison
Stepping off the bus from Hamburg and setting foot in Berlin was like opening up my European History textbook from high school and stepping into a chapter. It was made even more magical by all the Christmas decorations and markets scattered throughout the city. From the beautiful, classical-style buildings on Museum Island to the raw,
After sparking my holiday spirit with the lights in London, I was ready to keep it going by visiting the Christmas capital of the world – Germany. There is no match for Germany’s Christmas Markets – the tradition originated in this part of the world over 600 years ago. Every city comes alive with twinkling
It was two weeks before Christmas when we boarded a plane, scratching our itch to get out of Spain Our hostel was booked with our passports in hand hoping the markets of Munich, would meet all our demands. With three days to spend, Plenty of bratwurst and beer We said “Guten Tag!” Christmastime is here!
A wonderful day trip to take from Munich is the two-hour train journey down towards the Liechtenstein/Austrian border to visit Neuschwanstein Castle. I had been interested in seeing the marvelous structure since first glancing at enticing photos on Pinterest, and with our three-day weekend in Munich, it seemed the perfect opportunity to see the castle.