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The Alps, Switzerland and Austria

By on November 26, 2016

We nearly didn’t go to Switzerland but every time we read about it the words “beautiful” and “breathtaking” came up so we thought we’d better do it. And we’re so glad we did. Our first stop in Switzerland was nearby Zurich to visit Adam’s family, where we were spoilt…

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Southern Germany

By on November 21, 2016

We jetted back to Germany for the start of our European road trip across the south of Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Our first destination was Stuttgart, where three of Adam’s Australian gliding friends are currently living. We met Jess on our first day for a guided tour of Stuttgart’s…

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Netherlands

By on November 11, 2016

We jumped on a train in Berlin and made it to Amsterdam in no time. Amsterdam is a very nice, very different city but so overrun by both rogue bikes and gaggles of tourists…we weren’t helping the latter situation! We loved the city nonetheless and enjoyed three busy days…

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Berlin, Germany

By on November 4, 2016

On arrival in Berlin, we quickly set about on a quintessential Berlin experience, heading to the oldest purveyor of currywurst in town for dinner. The communist era dish of sausage, chips, tomato sauce and curry powder was delicious, and refreshingly cheap after a few weeks in Scandinavia.

The following morning…

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Sweden

By on October 28, 2016

Our arrival in Sweden wasn’t without drama…Norwegian Air sent Elle’s bag to Denmark, instead of Stockholm. It was bound to happen after so many flights but frustrating nonetheless. Tracking down the bag made for some frantic phone calls and unexpected shopping, and also provided another insight into Norwegian customer…