Tag: #Christmas

View from Neuschwanstein Castle

land of the grand…and grandiose – Christmastime in Bavaria

Munich is a destination usually reserved for visiting during October, when beer steins, lederhosen and rank public toilets dominate the itinerary. Visiting in December however brings different delights – can you say glühwein, wurst and Weihnachtsmärkte? During our long weekend we also learned how to say, “I can’t possibly wear any more layers” and “Another Read More

flying north for the winter

Getting out of Rio was a drama for which I was not prepared. It’s a long story that still isn’t over and may flare up again so I’ll not discuss it here, maybe later one day. Suffice to say it cost me more in time, energy, dollars and anxiety than I’d bargained for before I Read More