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[…]

Backpacking in Germany: Staying at the Frankfurt Hostel

On my eighth adventure to Germany, I finally made it to Frankfurt am Main. This almost felt like another full circle for me as I had previously visited Frankfurt Oder in 2005 on my first ever trip to Germany. Yes there are two Frankfurts in Germany, this is the biggest and more famous one – Read more about Backpacking in Germany: Staying at the Frankfurt Hostel[…]

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[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich With Size Matters Beer Tours

Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich, Bavaria With Size Matters Beer Tours

At the ripe old age of 36, having just celebrated my birthday in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, I finally landed in Munich, the heart of Bavaria. Yes, city 801 on my hitlist fell to Munich, Bavaria, Germany. What’s so special about Munich? Well apart from nudist parks in the city centre and the spooky beginnings of Hitler Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Pub Crawl in Munich, Bavaria With Size Matters Beer Tours[…]

Backpacking in Bavaria: Doing A Bicycle Tour of Munich with Mike’s Bike Tours

When I arrived back into Germany for the first time in 9 years, my first stop was Munich. The Bavarian capital is a very easy transport hub and was also part of my crazy journey to the village of Grodig. With a few days in Munich, I based myself at the 4You Hostel and Hotel Read more about Backpacking in Bavaria: Doing A Bicycle Tour of Munich with Mike’s Bike Tours[…]

Backpacking in Bavaria: My Stay at the Five Reasons Hotel and Hostel in Nuremberg

  When I heard that there was a hostel called Five Reasons Hotel and Hostel in Nuremberg, Bavaria, I knew this was the place to be for my short stay in this historic Bavarian city. When I stay in hostels over 200 nights per year, I’m constantly aware of their vibe, the passion they supply Read more about Backpacking in Bavaria: My Stay at the Five Reasons Hotel and Hostel in Nuremberg[…]

Stripping Off in Bavaria: My Afternoon of Nudity in English Garden, Munich

** You can not see my willy on this link! If you have followed my crazy off the wall adventures in the last 9 years of this blog, you might have seen or read about some naked times, some crazy festivals and some lunatic visits to disputed countries. That all calmed down here in charming Read more about Stripping Off in Bavaria: My Afternoon of Nudity in English Garden, Munich[…]

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