What is a Schengen Visa?

The Schengen Visa has made traveling between its 25 member countries (22 European Union states and 3 non-EU members) much easier and less bureaucratic. Traveling on a Schengen Visa means that the visa holder can travel to any (or all) member countries using one single visa, thus avoiding the hassle and expense of obtaining individual visas for […]

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Travel Tips

We’re always interested in peoples idea’s on what works for them when traveling, so this page is free for comments and your thoughts on packing. I’ve mentioned before about what to pack for 3 weeks in Thailand, but I wanted to be a little more open (dare I say generic) Here’s a quick rundown on what to take and what […]

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Lost Luggage – Russia

It’s inevitable that at some point in our travels that we will loose our luggage, but had we thought about the way in which we were flying we probably could have saved ourselves the grief . Here’s how the bag went to Azerbaijan and we went to Siberia. Having spent a fantastic time with our Couch Surfing friends in Germany it was time to leave Berlin […]

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Germany travel by train

Leaving Mainz was a sad moment it felt like we had just arrived and yet it was time to say goodbyes. However meeting both Nina And Hans families now only extended our new found friendships with promises to catch up again soon and that this was just the beginning of our relationship with their family and not an ending. […]

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