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8 Questions to Help You Plan Your European Trip

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, and I seem to have timed myself out of skiing today with an extended writing session, so here we are. I’ve been planning the big summer tour. I want to … Continue reading

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Interlude: It’s the little things… (Berlin, DE)

One of my favorite parts of traveling is the actual travel itself. I love grabbing my pack, knowing that all I need is inside, and setting off for a train station. Arriving at the next destination might be the goal … Continue reading

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Surprise Ferry Crossing

Surprise! Your train is boarding a large boat. This would surprise you, no? Well, it surely surprised me. I suppose I didn’t pay very close attention to the route we’d be taking, or I would have noticed the large body … Continue reading

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Trains, Trains, Trains! (June 25th 2015 – PGH > NYC)

It’s odd that the platform underneath 30th Street Station smells of cotton candy. It’s faint but it’s definitely there. We’ve stopped to switch engines – from diesel to electric. I can observe the yard workers in what look like miners’ … Continue reading

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Day 18: Leipzig, DE to Karlovy Vary, CZ

Today is a travel day. I’m headed from Leipzig to Karlovy Vary, CZ. It’s now precisely noon, and I’m seated in a first-class cabin on a Deutsche Bahn Inter-City Express (ICE) train en route to the Dresden Hauptbahnhof (“main train … Continue reading

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