Rothenburg Highlights

It’s going to be a big day of driving today. First to the “fairytale castle” of Neuschwanstein, then through Oberammergau and to our next stop, Munich. Thought I’d remind myself of some of the things we’ve enjoyed so far. * Our cute apartment. It doesn’t have the trendiest or the most “German” decor, but it’s…

Supermarkets, Sausages und Schneeballen

One of my favourite things to do overseas is to go supermarket shopping. Deciphering the dish powder from the laundry powder; checking out the unusual fruit and veg; trying to suss out what is important to the locals depending on where and how much of it is in the store. Today’s Mission Impossible : working…

Germany Day 1

We decided to lease a car for our trip via a scheme put together by the French government to get their back-log of new cars on the road. On paper, we’ve actually bought the car, and after 7 weeks, they buy it back from us. It all looked very professional and well put together, but…