Lovely Rheine!

Europeans are Large – First Glance

Where I left off last time, we’d arrived into Frankfurt Airport and Anna was enjoying the hospitality of the local welcome committee, consisting of a power-tripping security guard – who despite...
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It’s a Long Way to Germany

For our long-awaited and booked last-minute trip to Germany, we were left, highly unusually, with little to no option but Lufthansa. Myself & Lufty have had something of a chequered past, as I ha...
Airport Lounges

The Top 4 Lounge Rundown

Having been a happy Aer Lingus Gold Circle member now for over a year, and having eventually come to terms with the varying quality of the lounges on offer throughout Europe, I feel it’s almost a civ...
Aer Lingus Gold Circle Lounge

Prestige to Gold; A Year of Travelling

As I’ve recounted the story (with delight) a few times on here, Aer Lingus wrote to me about a year ago advising that they had their suspicions that I was a member of another airline loyalty program ...
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T’Was Many Nights Before Christmas

When I moved to Germany back in April (God, was it really that long ago already?), there was only a small number of things I was really looking forward to – one was the availability (not to mention t...

10 Things About Germany – Part II

A couple of weeks ago (at least), I started off with a list of 5 things you need to know about Germany – that you might not otherwise expect. After writing such an epic piece, I was then so excited a...
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In The Lap of Luxury

Lately we’ve been taking the train to wherever we’ve been needing to go, instead of chancing our arms with the complete randomness of the ‘mitfahrgelegenheit’ system of car-sharing, where you book a ...
Re.Discover Frankfurt!

Re.Discover Frankfurt

Recently, with a very important visitor over to see us in Frankfurt, we had cause to re-visit a few attractions we haven’t seen in some time – in one or two cases, ‘some time’ being in the order of y...

Telephone Sheep & The Shopping Centre From Hell

Since our trip to Munich, no other opportunity to escape Frankfurt for a weekend has presented itself, and so we’ve been instead trying to come up with things to do for a weekend in Frankfurt. It’s n...

We’re Going To The Zoo…

Once again in the constant battle between me and time, time has won out and I’ve realised I haven’t updated the blog in quite a while. Apologies, as always, but things are slightly more hectic than u...