All aboard! A 2-night Color Magic cruise from Oslo, Norway to Kiel, Germany

Christmas is normally celebrated with the whole family, or clan. Last year was, however, different. Living far away from your family is really tough, but not a reason to be sad on Christmas. So Carl and I decided to go on a cruise from the 25th to the 27th, amidst weather forecast of a possible … More All aboard! A 2-night Color Magic cruise from Oslo, Norway to Kiel, Germany

BERLIN: Views of the city from Panoramapunkt

Hallo! Maerose here. Here’s the last Berlin entry. 🙂 I really enjoyed writing about my escapade in the grey city. It was fantastic to finally visit and see for myself the Brandenburger Tor, Berlin Wall, Holocaust Memorial, the Reichstag among others.. (see previous entries)  Things I just saw on postcards, books and magazines before. Indeed, … More BERLIN: Views of the city from Panoramapunkt

BERLIN: Madame Tussauds, the legendary wax museum

Hejsan! Maerose here. It’s a beautiful Friday, and it’s time to write another entry about my escapade in the grey city of Berlin. I have covered almost all the main sites and attractions in the city — the Brandenburger tor, Berlin Wall, Holocaust Memorial, Potsdamer Platz, Tiergarten, the Reichstag, among others (see previous posts). My … More BERLIN: Madame Tussauds, the legendary wax museum

BERLIN: A walking tour around the grey city (Part 2)

Heisann! Maerose here. This is the continuation of my escapade in Berlin, dubbed as the grey city. In the previous entries, I wrote about the Brandenburger Tor and Berlin Wall, along with the the other famous landmarks and sites in the city, such as the Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie, Gendarmenmarkt square, Berlin Cathedral and Potsdamer Platz. There’s … More BERLIN: A walking tour around the grey city (Part 2)

BERLIN: A walking tour around the grey city

Woot! Maerose here. Here’s the continuation of my escapade in the city of Berlin. The Bradenburger Tor and the Berlin Wall, particularly the East Side Gallery, are not the only must-sees in the city. Needed to say, the attractions are actually located quite far apart from each other. Thus, one needs to have plenty of energy … More BERLIN: A walking tour around the grey city

BERLIN: Brandenburg Gate, a symbol of European peace and unity

Woot! Maerose here. It had been a long time. I had lots of stuff going on, particularly my summer Norwegian class which ended just last week. Hence, the peace and quiet on this blog. But yeah, I’m free now and I feel that it’s time for a new addition to the country list in the … More BERLIN: Brandenburg Gate, a symbol of European peace and unity