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I Think We Could Live in Berlin

We were very excited and eager to visit Berlin as we boarded the DB train in Amsterdam. I was interested in seeing many of the important sights and digging further into World War II history, a subject that I grazed through in school, but find incredibly interesting and important in the future of our world. Soon enough the train was speeding...

A Quick Stopover in Cologne, Germany

We ended up spending 2 nights in Cologne at the end of our road trip along the beautiful Romantic Road in southern Germany. Cologne has been a travel hub since its beginning sitting on the Rhine River with numerous train routes in and out of the city. Much of the city was destroyed in World War II, but the...

Exploring Germany’s Romantic Road: Days 3 through 5

Part 1 of our journey along the romantic road brought us from Fussen at the southern most point on this drive to a small town near the town of Nordlingen.  We left off after checking in our less than pleasing accommodations in the town of Aalen and settling down for a nice meal at a Greek restaurant before calling...

Exploring Germany’s Romantic Road: Days 1 and 2

The idea of making a road trip through southern Germany somehow made it to my bucket list for our round-the-world-adventure. It began with the idea of seeing a few castles and progressed to a journey along the Romantic Road before continuing all the way to Cologne. First, I had no clue what the Romantic Road was or what it...