Lodging

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Camping at Ferdinands Homestay

Camping in Germany can feel a bit like a peculiar affair to a foreigner.  When we lived in the US, it involved no more planning than throwing our camping gear, kayaks, and dog into the truck and heading up into...

Baltic Sea Camping at Ostsee-Camp Kliff

Have you ever wondered what it's like camping in Germany?  Or are you planning your own camping trip and want to know what to expect?  After an inordinate amount of effort on our part, we can now answer that.  We finally camped in Germany in a straight-up legi...

A 5-Day Road Trip To Paris Costs How Much?

When I see articles about how much a trip to Paris costs, it's frequently mentioned as a notoriously expensive city. €5 for a tiny cup of coffee? Seriously?! Before our first trip there, Travis and I di...
Guesthouse Waldhauser in Goettingen, Germany

Another Day, Another Guesthouse

Goodbye, Guesthouse Waldhauser.  Hello, guesthouse number five!  After twice extending our stay at the Waldhauser downtown, we really finally had to check out on December 8th.  Presumably other guests had already booked it before our arrival.  So for the third...

Guesthouse Waldhauser

We finally really made it to Göttingen, Germany.  For folks wondering where we ended up on the 22nd, we successfully checked into the Guesthouse Waldhauser, the first place we've stayed that's actually within t...