Category Archives: Germany

Bavaria > Berlin

We closed out this trip back where we started, in Germany. We finished up our time in Munich, which quickly became one of the favorite stops for the group. After arriving in the late afternoon, we met up with a friend who is a police officer outside Munich. Our first stop was the Augustiner brewery for dinner and drinks, which was a great introduction to Bavaria. Continue reading Bavaria > Berlin

(The art of) Train Bathroom Picnicking

Our flight to Berlin was over in what seemed like no time… A few light naps and we were there, ready to go (sort of) at about 0800 local time. We got our bags held at our hostel right outside of central station. The day started out pretty gray and cool and by mid-morning progressed to miserable gusty rain. Things were not looking promising at first since a number of things we wanted to visit were outdoors, so we figured we’d try to kill time in some museums while the rain was at at it’s worst. We did stop by the Reichstag building with an idea of just getting pics of the outside, but managed to get passes to visit inside later in the day with a bit of a wink and a nod from the counter lady. Continue reading (The art of) Train Bathroom Picnicking