Author: Thedriftingdreamer

If you have more than 72 hours in Paris…

If you have more than 72 hours in Paris…

Then consider adding these things to your list… Montmartre The neighborhood in the north of Paris that previously housed Le Chat Noir and Moulin Rouge, Montmarte is remarkably well preserved and is worth at least walking through. Montmartre was the home of such notables as […]

Housing in Lauterbrunnen

Housing in Lauterbrunnen

Housing in Lauterbrunnen deserves its own article, simply because I can cover almost all of the major options on one web page. Keep in mind these places can fill up fast, especially during high season, and since many of the room rates are completely dependent […]

How to get to and from the Brussels Airport

How to get to and from the Brussels Airport

Getting to and from Brussels Airport can definitely be confusing. The airport train is in the basement level of the airport. From there, you can take a train into Brussels or an international train into the Netherlands. If you want to go to Paris, Cologne, […]

Public Transportation in London

Public Transportation in London

There are a myriad of options for transportation in London. Of course, you have the option to take a taxi, but I want to cover buses and the underground as well. London Buses: This is a cheap, efficient, and fun way to get around the […]

How does the London Oyster Card work?

How does the London Oyster Card work?

The Oyster Card is, in my opinion, the easiest way to travel around London. It’s an electronic card that you can re-load as you need to and gives you access to most public transportation in London. To place credit on the card, you have to […]

Where to Stay in Brussels

Where to Stay in Brussels

There are 19 different boroughs within Brussels that you can choose to stay in. I’m only going to cover a few here in this article.  Saint-Gilles: It’s a mix between hipster and dirty, fun and kind of funky, vibrant and loud. The closer you to stay […]

Weather in Brussels

Weather in Brussels

Summers are very humid and often rainy. It doesn’t get crazy hot, but it does get very humid so it can feel warmer than it is. Even in June, I usually had layers as the day progressed from cool and cloudy to warm. Check out […]

Public Transportation in Brussels

Public Transportation in Brussels

Metro The Metro in Brussels consists of four lines, Line 1 (magenta), Line 2 (red), Line 5 (yellow) and Line 6 (blue). I’ve included a picture of the metro above, but I also have the site linked here if you want to print a copy. […]

Schönbrunn Palace

Schönbrunn Palace

Schönbrunn Palace is strikingly beautiful. Although I’m sure some would argue with me, I believe its beauty far exceeds that of Versailles. What is inarguable is Schönbrunn’s remarkable accessibility and affordability in comparison to its European counterparts. This ease of access should rank Schönbrunn extremely high […]

Eltz Castle, Germany

Eltz Castle, Germany

Eltz Castle (or Burg Eltz, in German) is buried in the forest near the town of Moselkern, Germany. There are a seemingly infinite number of castles in Germany, and if that’s your thing, there are dedicated castle tours of Germany that only stop at the […]