Travel Diaries Archive

Innsbruck, Austria: Day 4

Besides it being a picturesque mountain town, one of the main reasons why I chose to stay in Garmisch-Partenkirchen was its prime location in southern Germany for taking day trips. On Friday, I took the train to Innsbruck, Austria. Innsbruck is about 1 hour, 30 minutes away from Garmisch-Partenkirchen. As you’d expect, most of the […]

Europe: Nice – Cote d’Azur, Day 8

My first full day in Nice wasn’t actually spent in Nice. Truth be told, I actually didn’t spend a ton of time there, instead opting to use it as a base for day trips around the Cote d’Azur (French Riviera for those of you who are uncultured). I took a 20 minute bus ride to Eze, a […]

Europe: Paris to Nice, Day 7

For the most part, the ride to Nice was uneventful. We finally got out of the clouds and fog about 2.5 hours into the journey, and it was then sunny for the rest of the way. I activated my Eurail pass for the ride, giving me unlimited train travel for the next 15 days of […]

Europe: Paris, Day 6

On my final day in Paris, I headed to Montmartre, home of many famous artists such as Dali, Monet, and Picasso, as well as Basilique du Sacre-Coeur. I’m not sure if it was because it was off-season or if I just wandered through the wrong areas, but I was pretty unimpressed with the neighborhood. Sure, […]