News broke recently that American citizens along with people from more than 60 countries will soon need a visa to enter Europe’s Schengen Zone, an area compromised of 26 countries. This, however, is a bit misleading. The new clearance is not a visa, but an approval through the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS).… Continue reading Americans Will Need an ETIAS for European Travel, Not a Visa
After two minutes of walking through the city I was in love. If I did not have a top three favorite city list before Prague, I do now and I already plan to come back at some point in my life.
At the beginning of our tour earlier in the day, Pop Pop and I noticed the Friedrichstadt Palast, a performing arts center. We decided to check it out on our way back and we ended up buying tickets for the show called “The Wyld,” at 7:30 p.m. This gave us an hour and a half to get… Continue reading Berlin Day 2 Continued: Welcome to the Wyld
Guten Morgen Berlin! Our first and only full day in Berlin arrived and we were ready to take in the city. We started off with having a nice breakfast at our hotel that consisted of different types of pastries, meats (including smoked salmon), nuts, fruit and cereal. It was quite satisfying. After that, we jumped on… Continue reading Berlin Day 2: You are Leaving the American Sector
Navigating the NYC subway, fine. Finding my way through the Paris metro, simple. Figuring out the Berlin s-bahn, no thanks!
I feel like half my brain was taken out, mushed up on the ground and thrown back into my head. Arriving in Germany is such a huge shift for me because I do not understand a single thing I hear or see. I don’t know French, but I was so much more comfortable staying in… Continue reading Berlin Day 1: Sights from River Spree