Baden-Baden was not quite what I had expected. Whether it was my lack of research, or the specific photos I had seen on the internet, I was expecting to turn a corner into a little village nestled in the forest with some hot springs dotted around. Reality was very different. We came out of the tunnel and were met with a busy and bustling town … Continue reading German Diaries Day 4 – Baden-Baden and a tasty trout dinner
Wow! I can’t believe how quickly this week has gone. It is almost Saturday again which means it is time to pull another book of my shelf and tell you all about it. As with my first book review (see here) I will be giving you a general summary of the book and my thoughts, so you can decide whether you want to add it … Continue reading The Choice of Words by V H Collins
It was finally time to leave the comfort of the Romantic Road and venture onward to the legendary Black Forest; driving on the infamous Autobahn we had heard so much about. We had a very long day of driving ahead, so I had planned a few pit stops along the way to break it up. The first was the lovely little town of Bad Mergentheim. … Continue reading German Diaries Day 4 – Bad Mergentheim, Heilbronn and The Black Forest
After recently buying a second bookcase, to accommodate my ever expanding book collection, I thought it was about time to share some of it with you. My current horde ranges from language books and travel guides to cookbooks and comics. Each week I am going to pull a book off the shelf and tell you all about it. This won’t be a standard review though. … Continue reading Lingo by Gaston Dorren
The bustling city of Würzburg appeared over the horizon and we made our through to find the hotel. I am pleased to report that I managed to arrive unscatched and without any significant meltdown (which is an achievement I can tell you!). This was my first time driving into a big city on the “wrong” side of the road and I was really worrying about … Continue reading German Diaries Day 3 – Würzburg
I have finally decided to take the plunge and join the #Clearthelist community, to try and get my language learning back on track. Recently I have been focusing on other things (like completing my German diary posts) and my languages has taken a back seat. Well, that ends now! If you haven’t heard of #Clearthelist before, don’t worry I am here to help. It is … Continue reading #Clearthelist – Language Goals June 2017
Saturday swiftly gave way to Sunday, which could only mean one thing. It was time to hit the road again. Our first stop was to be a little town called Schillingsfürst. According to my Tripadvisor research, the town was half way between Dinkelsbühl and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, which was to be the main stop of the day, so it seemed like a good place … Continue reading German Diaries Day 3 – Schillingsfürst and Rothenburg ob der Tauber.