Central Europe

The Chocoversum in Hamburg is Better than Heaven

Chocoversum Chocolate Museum in Hamburg

I don’t know how anyone who loves chocolate as much as I do could visit Hamburg and not go to the Chocoversum unless they just didn’t know about it. I didn’t know about it myself until planning my trip there, Now that I’ve been, I can say it’s one of my favorite activities in all of my travels around the …

Read More »

Which Christmas Market in Luxembourg City is the Best

Luxembourg City Christmas Market

To get the holiday season started, I decided to visit the Christmas market in Luxembourg City first. It was my first time in Luxembourg and I didn’t really know what to expect. I certainly didn’t think I’d find three Christmas markets in such a small city. Place d’Armes Christmas Market The Place d’Armes is the old parade ground in the …

Read More »

Finding Beauty on a Weekend Road Trip Through Switzerland

Obenhofer Castle in Switzerland

I had a last-minute change of plans this spring when I decided to go to Italy instead of straight to the Netherlands. Thus, it was a pleasant surprise for me to get offered an extreme last-minute road trip through Switzerland with a friend. Starting from Milan Airport with a Rental Car My trip began at Malpensa Airport, the international airport …

Read More »

How Three Years of Traveling Changed My Opinion of Ghent

My Opinions of Ghent

Ghent was one of the first cities I visited in my travels. Dozens of countries and hundreds of cities later, I went back to see if it was as magical as I remembered. Here’s how my opinion of Ghent changed over the years. I arrived in Ghent with Dee shortly before sunset on a bus from Rotterdam. We were headed …

Read More »