Category Archives: Germany

Wallpaper Wanderer: Getting Lost in Fussen

Wallpaper Wanderer: Getting Lost in Fussen

FUSSEN, GERMANY – Christopher How of My Solo Travels stumbled upon an unexpected gem when he got lost after visiting Neuschwanstein Castle.More

Munich Meandering – A Free City Tour with Sandeman

Munich Meandering – A Free City Tour with Sandeman

My very first morning in Munich, I reached there pretty early in the morning. While waiting to check in at the Euro Youth Hotel where I was staying at, I decided to check out the city via the Sandeman’s New Munich walking tour. It’s free and happens twice a day (1045am and 1pm), so ifMore

Munich Meanderings – Nymphenburg Palace

Munich Meanderings – Nymphenburg Palace

More Munich stories! I know I’m pretty behind on my blogs, but since Munich (and a lot of Europe actually) is still under a cold spell, this is still relevant, yeah? Bali and Brisbane posts coming soon… 0nward! So while I didn’t go to the famed Schloss Neuchwanstein (I was persuaded towards Dachau instead), IMore

Munich Meandering – Dachau

Munich Meandering – Dachau

I loved Munich because being there was ridiculously festive, with the copious beer, gluhwein, Christmas markets and company, so when my travel companion S suggested heading up to Dachau to visit the concentration camp memorial, I was definitely not very keen, and put forth my suggestion to go up to see Neuschwanstein* Castle *You haveMore

Munich Meandering – The Magic of Christmas Markets

Munich Meandering – The Magic of Christmas Markets

The one thing I loved about Munich more than the beer were the Christmas markets! In Singapore where it’s tropically hot and all you get are tinny Christmas carols in ridiculously crowded shopping malls, being in Munich made me feel like I was truly experiencing Christmas for the first time – sipping hot gluhwein inMore

Munich Meandering – Review of Euro Youth Hotel

Munich Meandering – Review of Euro Youth Hotel

For my Munich trip, I had a great stay at the Euro Youth Hotel, a hostel with dormitories and private rooms near the central train station. I decided based on a rec that I read on Adventurous Kate and generally good reviews from the web; I had contemplated getting a hotel room, but I wasMore

The Great Lomography Experiment

The Great Lomography Experiment

So the Lomography Singapore store lent me a La Sardina camera and set me up with a roll of Sunset Strip 35mm Slides film for my epic UAE and Munich trip. I carried it around with my normal digital camera and my iphone, and as and when I thought there was something particularly picturesque andMore

Munich Meandering: Drinking Beer the German Way

Munich Meandering: Drinking Beer the German Way

The one thing you’ve gotta love about Munich and Germany in general is the great beer culture that they have. Munich of course is renowned for its Oktoberfest celebrations, and even though it’s not October, you can get really good beer all year round. The beer halls are definitely somewhere you have to visit forMore

Unholies in UAE and Munich Meandering – Post Trip Recap

Unholies in UAE and Munich Meandering – Post Trip Recap

I cannot believe that this trip is done. I feel like I’ve been planning these two trips for the longest time, so it’s pretty amazing that they have come and gone so quickly. I’ve got so much to talk about I think these posts may last me till February or March! So as a bitMore

Weekend Wanderlusting: Abu Dhabi/Dubai/Munich

Weekend Wanderlusting: Abu Dhabi/Dubai/Munich

Well I seem to be jetting about this year eh? I have one last trip lined up for the end of the year, and it’s going to be EPIC. First and foremost… I’M HEADED OFF TO… a Middle Eastern adventure in Abu Dhabi & Dubai, and then up to Munich in Germany!   I’M TRAVELLINGMore