Exploring Western Europe with Thalys

Train travel in Europe is one of my favorite modes of travel. Think about it- it’s far more convenient than a bus or an airplane, ¬†you have more room to spread out, and depending on the train, you get some neat amenities like food and drink along with wifi. The trick to really enjoying train travel is finding the train…
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Hotel Friends Dusseldorf: Review

It’s very very rare that we fall in love with a hotel so hard and so fast. But it happened with Hotel Friends in Dusseldorf. The newly converted hotel (it was grocery store before) is one of those places that just makes you happy, and makes you want to tell all your friends. Located a quick 7-minute walk away from…
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Is it Safe To Travel To Europe?

The first question friends ask when I tell them that I’m heading to Europe for work is ” Is it safe to travel to Europe right now?” My answer? I honestly don’t know. I, alongside most travellers, go places because we want to go there. And because it’s somewhere worth visiting. We all watch the news and see the heartbreaking…
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5 German Cities That You Need to Visit

Germany is one of those countries that has something for everyone. With so much history and culture woven into modern Germany, it’s hard to find any city that doesn’t provide something for visitors from around the world. Regardless of whether you’re a history buff, art lover, foodie, football fan, or a shopaholic, Germany has you covered. Having been to almost…
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