Following almost a week in the UK it was time to move onto Continental Europe, with the first stop being Berlin.
Easy Jet at Edinburgh
Red Baron at Berlin Tegel
After waiting for my friend’s very late arriving connecting flight we headed to our accommodation, a spot of shopping along Kurfürstendamm and a late night walk around the Brandenburg Gate.
The following morning, I met up with another friend to explore Schloss Charlottenburg, where we found the “new wing” to be the best part of the tour.
Napoleon Crossing the Alps
The afternoon, was then spent doing a rapid tour through the Tiergarten, East Side Gallery, Alexanderplatz and the Mall of Berlin
East Side Gallery
East Side Gallery
Mall of Berlin
Finally, after a packed day and a half, and a currywurst in hand, it was time to jump on the train to our next destination.
Travelling around Germany
The next leg of my journey was to catch the Flying Scotsman train from London’s King Cross station to Edinburgh’s Waverley station. The modern day version of the Flying Scotsman is very comfortable and had onboard WIFI the entire way – useless for anyone who gets bored looking out the window (I’m not one to get bored looking out windows).
Eggborough power station
After arriving in the mid afternoon, my friend and I dropped off my bags and their apartment. We then explored the university and the castle area of the city.
Continue reading “Western Europe 2018 Trip – Part Three: Edinburgh”
I spent two and a half days in London catching up a kiwi friend and co-incidentally my Godparents whom happened to also be visiting at the same time.
During the two days I retraced many of my steps from my previous visit in 2013. Including staying in Kings Cross, visiting the V&A Museum, going for a walk down Southbank and trying to be a businessman in Canary Wharf. Continue reading “Western Europe 2018 Trip – Part Two: London”
In late 2018 I travelled to Europe to attend a friend’s wedding in Germany. During the trip I also visited the UK and Portugal.
Usually I travel to Europe on Etihad, but for this trip I went with Emirates as I was travelling on part of the trip with other friends as well.
Continue reading “Western Europe 2018 Trip – Part One: Sydney to London”