This vacation was the first time we were traveling in Europe. While we have transited several times through Frankfurt or Amsterdam, we never really visited the UK or Europe as tourists. While we truly enjoyed our time in both the countries, and hope to visit them again and again, here is a list of 35 … Read more 35 things we didn’t know – UK, Germany & Prague
While Krishnan and I returned on the 20th from our vacation, I feel we are truly back only today. Here’s why – I stood in my nighty in the middle of the street and had a screaming row with a neighbour ! I had to sleep to cool off that’s how intense it got. This … Read more Truly back home – A screaming row !
Monday, Sept 17 2018 – Salzburg Salzburg is just 1.5 hours from Munich by train, so we decided to do a day trip. Keshav was able to come with us, as he had taken the day off while Anu had work, so she couldn’t come along. We started early and bought some breakfast at the … Read more Germany Day 17 – Day trip to Mozart’s home
Saturday, Sept 15 2018 – Munich On Sept 14th when we came back to the Hauptbahnhof after visiting the Dachau Concentration camp memorial site, Keshav and Anu met us there and took us to “Karstadt” a massive supermarket or super store that sells literally everything under the Sun. While I tried to linger on the … Read more Germany Day 15 – Discovering German Steel
Friday Sept 14, 2018 – Munich, Dachau We visited the Dachau concentration camp Memorial site on the 14th of Sept. We took the U-bahn to Hauptbahnhof and from there the S2 to Dachau station. From there bus no. 726 took us to the memorial site. The first thing that shocked us was how massive the … Read more Germany Day 14 – The saddest day … and an amazing coincidence
Thurs Sept 13, 2018 – Munich Keshav had planned the trip to the BMW museum and showroom for this day. Later in the day, Anu was to join us for lunch at Marienplatz and we were all planning to go shopping after that. So after breakfast, we started out for our trip to the BMW … Read more Germany Day 13 – “Beamer” day !
Tuesday Sept 11, 2018 – Frankfurt to Seeheim We packed our bags in such a way that we could leave behind two suitcases at the Frankfurt luggage locker. We were meeting Sachin and Mini at Darmstadt and staying over at their house for the night, so didn’t need all our bags. We took the U-bahn … Read more Germany Day 11&12 – Fined on the tram and a PY reunion
Monday Sept 10, 2018 – Frankfurt Frankfurt airport is a familiar place for us as we have taken our connections from this airport when we went to the US, but this was the first time we were not seeing the airport but touring the city. As we had a restful Sunday, we decided to do … Read more Germany Day 10 – Walking around Frankfurt
Sunday Sept 16, 2018 – Munich The last week has been such a blur of activities that I haven’t had the time to write at all. Today I told Keshav and Anu that till I write my blogs am not doing anything else :). Today being Sunday and since we are in Germany, it was … Read more Germany Day 16 – Picnic lunch in an English Garden
Sunday, Sept 9, 2018 – Frankfurt In Germany, shops are shut on Sundays. Just the restaurants are open and people are expected to spend time with their family and rest and relax. We decided to follow this good practise and slept in late, ate a relaxed breakfast and took an afternoon siesta even. We went … Read more Germany Day 9 – Adopting the local practise