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Berlin and the Wall

Following a *restful* night’s sleep on the train, we awoke in Berlin, a city that provided a nice contrast to the refinement, seriousness, and high butter/pastry content of Paris. As in Paris, we’d rented an apartment in the city through airbnb and were pleasantly surprised at the high ceilings and hardwood floors of our little … Continue reading

From Paris to Berlin

Having made it through the weekend (and given the busy days and the bits of jetlag, that simply meant staying up until midnight), we continued on the standard Paris itinerary of eating far too many pastries, sampling plenty of wine and even visiting a museum or two. My first trip to Paris we ran out … Continue reading

February in Paris

We began our adventure in Paris, each of us trickling in one by one. Me, midday Friday, with the French TGV from Ulm to Gar d’Est, on a fast but not particularly well-kept train. Cassie two hours later with the Eurostar from London to Gar d’Nord, a difference in stations I didn’t realize until after … Continue reading