Monthly Archive: August, 2014

Hamburg, Germany

The area around the train station and city center were incredibly lackluster, but the Warehouse District was quite unique. We went to Miniatur Wunderland here, which deserves its position as top-rated Hamburg attraction… Continue reading

Amsterdam: More than just pot and prostitutes

We had been moving rather quickly through cities, so it was nice to have four nights in one place. Our hotel was centrally located, with everything being within 20 minutes walking distance (unlike… Continue reading

Bruges, Belgium

Everyone seems to rave about Bruges when doing research on where to go in Belgium, but we were happy to have based ourselves in Ghent. Not only did Ghent have cheaper accommodations, but… Continue reading

Ghent, Belgium

We loved everything about Ghent, and Minh ranks it for the moment as his favorite city of all time (edging ahead of Paris and Prague). It takes on a different personality at night… Continue reading

Brussels, Belgium

After we parted ways with Justin’s mom, we were going to take the train from Geneva, Switzerland to Strasbourg, France and continue north, but that proved to be expensive and a bit difficult… Continue reading

Lucerne, Switzerland & the $35 Ceasar salad

The sticker shock in Switzerland had us realizing the importance of returning to cheaper Eastern Europe soon before we blew through our entire travel budget. Luckily, the beautiful nature and touristic sites were… Continue reading

Vienna, Austria

We were warned by a couple we met earlier on our trip that the waiters in Vienna are very rude.  We suspected perhaps they were exaggerating, but it didn’t take long for us to… Continue reading

Prague, Czech-Republic

What a great four days we spent in Prague!  While we were always very excited to visit the city, we found ourselves enjoying it even more than we expected.  During our short stay,… Continue reading