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European Vacation: Germany, Berlin


Our next train trip on the 6th June took us to Berlin. We travelled on the ICE again, (4.5 hrs) and made sure to enter the date of travel before we boarded the train. In Berlin we stayed at the Arcos Apartment Hotel in the suburb of Wedding (very clean, quiet and with own kitchen, sitting room and close to underground and also,a short inexpensive train ride from all the attractions. While we were in Berlin, Turkey won their heat of Euro 2008 and fireworks were heard during the evening. Train connections are easy to follow if you have a line plan. Continue reading European Vacation: Germany, Berlin

European Vacation: Germany


Frankfurt -Cologne (KOLN)

Upon our arrival in Frankfurt we took the shuttle bus from terminal 1 to terminal 2 where we could catch the ICE train to Koln,( Cologne). We had decided to make use of the Eurail Select Saver Pass – 5 countries in 2 months, to travel around on our holiday. The pass comes with a traveller’s guide, map and timetable. Reading the guide is very useful before you leave as it contains essential information to ensure you get the most out of your pass as well as many helpful hints. Continue reading European Vacation: Germany