Bavaria

Travelettes Calendar: Day 16 - Hotel Haidl-Madl, Germany

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Ho Ho Ho! Congrats Erielle, for winning yesterday's prize, a polawalk through Vienna, a polaroid camera and a messenger bag with an awesome map-print! We're honing in fast to the big day, so we're bringing you yet another giveaway! The festive period is so fun with plenty of food and drink to be had, presents to give, family to visit and general merriment[...]

That one night I was stuck on a lonely island

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Islands suck and the story I’m about to tell you is a bit ridiculous, mainly because I’m to blame for the drama. A couple of weekends ago I traveled to lake Chiemsee in Bavaria for a story on the love affair between islands, lakes and castles in the area. I thought it’d be a brilliant idea to convince the right people to let me stay in a small room that[...]

Bavaria, the beautiful - part II

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Last week I got an emergency call from my dear little brother: "Nina, I got a spot at Bamberg University, I need to go there for enrollment and to find a flat next weekend. Wanna join?" Of course I would (Travelette as I am...)! So two days later I found myself on my way to Bavaria. Since I have been there only as a child I always had the typical clich[...]

Bavaria - the beautiful

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My first real trip to Bavaria. I had been to Germany's most Southern Bundesland (state) before but never for more than one night, so I was pretty exited what a whole 5 days in 4 different Bavarian cities would bring. I had a plan ready that I would eat all the Knödel and Hax'n my stomach could fit, something I mastered with the professionalism of someone wh[...]