Berlin

A whole week in Berlin could not do the city justice. In planning our trip we decided that Germany and France were both countries which deserved a greater amount of time than we had available. So we have picked key cities only, with the intent to return at a later date. Continue reading

The Netherlands

After gorging ourselves on Belgian chocolates, we made our way to the Netherlands. First stop Rotterdam, to visit Lauren, one of my sister’s school friends. Armed with traditional Belgian beer, plus cherry ripes and Chicos from Aus we lobbed for the weekend. Continue reading

Paris 2

Continuing Paris…

We made an early visit to l’Arc du Triomphe to avoid the inevitable crowds. Lucky for us our legs have slowly been attuning to the multitude of circular stone stairwells that abound key Parisienne sites. It was fun to watch the chaos of drivers negotiating the road around l’Arc. Continue reading

Brussels

Writing this from our lovely flat in Brussels through Air BnB. It’s day 3 here, heading off to Rotterdam tomorrow to stay with Lauren.

Despite the relatively close distance and intertwined histories, Brussels has a very different architectural look to Paris. Where the architecture in Paris is mostly white/cream with grey roofs, here in Brussels it is a lot more red/terracotta colours. Continue reading