Travelling Summer 2016 – Part 8: Beograd, Serbia

I shared a compartment on an overnight train with a German family of four from Zagreb, Croatia, to Beograd, Serbia, Friday night the 12th of August. We were woken up twice by border control between 3am and 4am which was a bit terrifying. I did however get my first ever stamp on my passport. I […]

Brussels, Belgium 18-23.11.2015

Preface: I decided to take the time to visit some friends in Brussels in November. The flights are generally quite cheap so I only booked it about two weeks in advance. By the time my departure rolled around I had a lot of people saying I probably should go because of the Paris bombing, 13th of […]

Travelling: 28th of July-24th of August – Part 9; Berlin, Germany (and Dublin, Ireland)

Friday the 14th Before getting to Berlin I had to survive the 12-hour train journey from Budapest, Hungary. Like most long journeys, the first half was fine. The next quarter was okay. The last three hours were excruciating. I reckon I managed it only thanks to a very interesting individual who entertained me with stories […]