Since we had travelled all the way to Munich for Oktoberfest, we decided to also do a city tour of Munich itself. After leaving the Oktoberfest area, we walked around the old town of Munich and along the main shopping belt in Marienplatz.
After spending a fairytale-like day at Neuschwanstein the day before, it was time to visit my very first Oktoberfest! I’m not a beer person; in fact I don’t enjoy the taste of beer. Beer is really an acquired taste and I suppose that it is possible to get used to the taste over time, but […]
We had plans to visit Munich during the weekend in late September for Oktoberfest 2013, and Neuschwanstein Castle (Schloss Neuschwanstein in German) was in our to-do list since it is a castle renowned for being the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. Furthermore, as we would reach Munich one day earlier than our other Singapore […]
It is a common misconception that just because windmills are iconic of Holland, it means that they are equally ubiquitous too. In fact, I didn’t spot any windmills during the long train ride from Amsterdam to Maastricht, neither are there any windmills in Maastricht too. To be honest, I was slightly disappointed that I couldn’t […]
As Way2go, an organisation for exchange students at Maastricht, was organising a guided tour in Amsterdam in early September, we decided to sign up for it since the tickets were relatively cheap at 24 euros/pax. A train ticket to Amsterdam from Maastricht would have cost us 24.50 euros without the OV-student card discount, which I […]