For our third day in Berlin, Päivi suggested we visit a nearby city, Potsdam. As I’d never been, I was game! Potsdam is easy to access by train and the trip takes just 40 minutes. An easy breezy day trip for anyone wanting to see something outside Berlin.
This Saturday is All Saint’s Day in Finland, a very different day to Halloween. Finns remember those who are lost by visiting their graves. It’s quite a sombre affair. A while back, I visited a cemetery in Milan. I wonder how they celebrate All Saint’s Day in Italy?
We woke up to a sunny morning in Berlin, musing about the fact that we’d been so lucky with the weather – summer in October!
I’m going to try the concept of a travel diary. Let’s see if it resonates with people out there.
Oslo. I’ve been to the city twice, both times for a conference. The first time I went, I spent the day after the conference wandering around by myself getting acquainted with the city. It was a gloomy day and what I remember most about it is the impressive but strange Vigeland Sculpture Park. Sadly, on my second … More Raindrops in Oslo
One last look at summer and my favourite island to this day – Jurmo.
I’m on a long weekend in Berlin – one of my favourite European cities.