Paris

12th November: We left the gorgeous Lauterbrunnen and took the train to Interlaken, with a few hours to kill there before our next connection. We had lunch at a Chinese restaurant, and killed some time walking around the town near the station, grabbed coffee & pastries at a cafe nearby, then boarded our train onwards [...]

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Switzerland

We caught the train from Venice, via Milan, to Switzerland to stay in  Lauterbrunnen, a valley village in the Bernese Highlands area. It was a beautiful journey as we started getting into the mountains in Switzerland, and I was pretty excited to see snow, and travel past the gorgeous lakes. We arrived into the tiny [...]

Day 9 – Bucharest and arrive in Rome

Today was our final day in Bucharest and we mostly just walked around and killed time till our flight to Rome! After arriving late into Rome airport, we couldn't locate our seat-in-coach transfer waiting for us at arrivals. Supposedly they were meant to be holding a sign with our name on it but weren't. We [...]

Day 8 – Brasov, Peles Castle, Snagnov

80% of the group had a HUGE night last night and were definitely feeling it, but we woke up early and walked around Brasov - the Black Church looked amazing but didn't open till 10am and we left at that time unfortunately 😦 After Brasov we stopped at Peles Castle - a neo-renaissance style castle [...]

Day 7 – Sighisiora/ Bran Castle and Brasov

We woke up early and went to the cemetery again to see the headstones in the daylight, we didn't venture as far in today and the oldest date we found was around 1860. We looked around the citadel a bit more then back on the bus to go to Bran and Bran Castle. I had [...]