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Afternoon in Echternach: Visting the Oldest Village in Luxembourg

Vianden in the morning, Echternach in the afternoon! Sometimes I travel really fast, and on this 3-day trip to Amsterdam and Luxembourg I had no other choice than to hurry my way through my places of interest. Besides Luxembourg City, I also wanted to visit some smaller villages in Luxembourg. My first choice fell on Vianden, which I visited in the morning of my second…

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High Up in the Ardennes: The Beautiful Village of Vianden

On my second and last day in Luxembourg, I wanted to get out of the city and explore some of the country’s smaller villages. I had read about scenic Vianden, located high up in the Ardennes Mountains near the border to Germany, and that was where I headed first. I first caught a train to Ettelbruck and from there bus 570 to Vianden. The lady…

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Discovering Luxembourg City: The Most Underrated European Capital

It was early hours in the morning when I arrived in Luxembourg City. 2.15 AM to be precise. I hadn’t booked a hostel, as I figured I could sleep on the 6-hour bus ride and then just wait in the hostel lobby until morning. But alas, I didn’t catch one minute of sleep on the bus, so I was absolutely knackered when I made it…

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My Plans for the Summer of 2017: Travelling and Excavations!

The summer is finally here, although the weather isn’t exactly cooperating here in Denmark. But I have an exciting summer planned, going to sunnier places full of adventure. Archaeological Excavations in Høje Taastrup and Bornholm This week was spent on my first archaeological excavation in Høje Taastrup, which is part of a one-month exam. We learned many new things, dug up many interesting finds (including…