World Borders: Crossing the Former Berlin Wall from East Germany (DDR) into West Germany (FROG)

“You’ll never change what’s been and gone” – Noel Gallagher. There is no tongue in cheek and definitely no apologies for one of the most blatant tourist sites / sights (delete as appropriate) ever covered on here. The fact is I should’ve written about this crossing years ago. It was March 2005 as a dreamy Read more about World Borders: Crossing the Former Berlin Wall from East Germany (DDR) into West Germany (FROG)[…]

Backpacking in Germany: How to get from Berlin ZOB Bus Station to Tegel International Airport

Berlin has become a transport hub for me now that I live in Poland. International flights and especially those to Africa and the Middle East don’t really have many direct options from Poland. But with the Warsaw / Łódź / Poznań Polskibuses to Berlin being so cheap, fast and cosy, I now often crackpack my Read more about Backpacking in Germany: How to get from Berlin ZOB Bus Station to Tegel International Airport[…]

World Borders: How to Get to the Kingdom of Romkerhall (Konigreich Romkerhall) from Germany

World Borders: How to Get to the Kingdom of Romkerhall (Konigreich Romkerhall) from Germany

The Kingdom of Romkerhall, in German Konigreich Romkerhall is a micronation and breakaway country housed within the borders of Germany. The Kingdom claims to be the “World’s Smallest Kingdom”. On my ongoing tours to crazy republics and wacaday nations, this one had to be on my list. Just before my trip here, I had visited Read more about World Borders: How to Get to the Kingdom of Romkerhall (Konigreich Romkerhall) from Germany[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: Getting Battered in Berlin, Germany!!

You know what, I LOVE Berlin. Yes, but due to my crazy travel adventures, I ain’t been back since 2007. It’s a great city with so much going for it. History, culture, food and DRINK. Boy have I had some crazy nights out in Berlin!! In fact I reckon it’s the European City I have Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Getting Battered in Berlin, Germany!![…]

Orange Burger Street (Easter 2005)

My favourite Easter in life so far was in 2005, when I visited Berlin, and Germany for the first time. A previous post on here I mentioned how I was in Machester (for England v. Northern Ireland) on Easter Saturday 2005, before leaving to Manchester airport for a flight to Berlin on Easter Sunday, so Read more about Orange Burger Street (Easter 2005)[…]

Backpacking in Germany: So the Berlin Wall came down by accident then…

My first visit to Berlin was in March 2005 as part of a football trip to Warsaw, Poland. I hadnt even visited Germany pre-unification, but always held an interest in it. It’s the fascination about the World Wars as a child, and certainly my Great Granda, John Mawhinney’s time fighting for Britain had always made Read more about Backpacking in Germany: So the Berlin Wall came down by accident then…[…]

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