Northumberland will always hold a special place in my heart. Spending every summer there growing up, it was really our home from home for around 6 weeks of the year. As we (the kids!) all got older, less interested in going caravanning and busy with our own lives, the less we went – and the … More The beauty that is Northumberland
I’ve always thought Berlin is a bit different from all other European capital cities. To me places like Madrid, London or Vienna are without a doubt more beautiful, they have amazing architecture and are generally more aesthetically pleasing. If you’re looking for a holiday where you can wander old cobbled streets, explore undiscovered nooks and … More Berlin: Hohenschönhausen Memorial
Berlin is the perfect city if you just want a relaxed wander with lots of interesting sights, some on the tourist route and others a little more hidden. This recommended walk will take you from one of the main squares in the city, Alexanderplatz, to the iconic Brandenburger Tor. Distance: 3 miles/ 5 kilometres Duration: probably around … More Walking the city: Berlin – Alexanderplatz to Brandenburg Gate 🇩🇪
After misplaced bags, problems with ground control, broken tugs, Germans who were very confused and needed a translator (me!) and an hour and a half delay we were FINALLY on our way to Berlin!!! Eventually landed at 10pm and were greeted with a lovely -2°C but we were in Berlin so nothing could dampen our … More Frohes Neues von Berlin!