The East Side Gallery is an open-air art gallery painted on a 1.3 kilometer remaining piece of the Berlin Wall. Over 100 works were painted along the wall in 1990. Sadly, many of those were damaged due to graffiti or fading and several attempts at restoration were made. Though it was a struggle, in 2009, […]
I didn’t think it would be right to leave Germany without visiting a concentration camp. On my last day in Berlin, I boarded an hour-long train ride to go to Sachsenhausen. It is probably the most accessible concentration camp from Berlin and very easy to do on your own. You can take the S1 from […]
After my fun one-day road trip to Denmark and Sylt my time in Flensburg was coming to an end.
Located just 7 kilometers from the Danish border, Flensburg is in the very north of Germany. It’s set on the Flensburg Fjord and is a quaint town. The weather was overcast but it didn’t stop us from taking a walk around town.
While in northern Germany visiting my friend Stella, we planned an epic road trip. Okay well, semi-epic, because it was only for a day; but we packed a lot in during those 12 hours. We drove about 2 hours to the coast to head over to the island of Sylt. From my understanding, it’s sort […]
When Stella and I left Neubrandenburg to head to Flensburg, I was so excited. I had traveled for nearly eight months, and while planning and organizing things yourself is exciting, it’s fantastic to leave it up to a local. Stella had prodded me to tell her what I would like to do, but I was […]