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Fast Facts: Western Europe

Fast Facts: Western Europe

WHAT WE DID: Traveled for 39 days around Western Europe. Stayed primarily in rooms (self-contained unit) booked through AirBnB. In Munich, we stayed with our generous friends who we met traveling several years ago. Our basic itinerary: Transit – bus (DB) from Ljubljana, Slovenia to Munich, Germany Munich (5 nights) Transit – bus (Flixbus) from Munich to Bolzano, Italy; local bus from Bolzano to Ortiesi (Val Gardena, Dolomiti National Park) Ortiesi (4 nights) Transit – local bus from Ortiesi to…

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Penny & Me

Penny & Me

Holy cow… I can’t believe it’s November already! Since arriving back in the Schengen Area in September, the penny has spent the last six weeks roaming Western Europe’s breathtaking national parks and iconic cities. You’d think the little coin would be getting tired of all this sightseeing, but apparently it’s got quite the stamina. Upon arriving in Germany, the penny was greeted by some new friends – Margot and Martin. The little coin had the best time staying at their…

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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Back in 2009, when Jenn and I were on a cruise around the Galápagos Islands, we met a German couple named Margot and Martin and quickly became friends. We chatted about a little bit of everything, spending a lot of the trip sharing their company. We stayed in touch over the years, and at the beginning of our year-long adventure, Margot insisted that we visit them in Munich after we reached Europe. She was also adamant that we stay with…

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