Day 5: The hills are alive in Austria!

Today we headed to one of my most anticipated places on the whole trip – the Austrian Tyrol! It was a pretty early start, we had to be on the coach at 8am to get to white water rafting by 10. As we wound our way down through the Alps Zach decided to serenade usContinue reading “Day 5: The hills are alive in Austria!”

Day 4: A little bit of culture in Munich

Remember how yesterday the Rhine Valley was my favourite place ever? Well scrap that, Munich has now taken out that title! What an incredible city. The buildings are absolutely amazing and the city is filled with history. We went on a bike tour for two hours through the city and saw the main churches andContinue reading “Day 4: A little bit of culture in Munich”

Day 3: Wine in the Rhine

Today we had the morning to spend in Amsterdam exploring and seeing the sights. Our first option was to go to the Anne Frank house, however we arrived and took one look at the line and promptly decided to walk around the city instead. Apparently some people book tickets for the house six months ahead!Continue reading “Day 3: Wine in the Rhine”

Day 2: Sneaky Contiki in Amsterdam

What an amazing night! Amsterdam is a very surreal city with two completely different sides. The Amsterdam you see in the day is completely different to the one you experience at night. I think our trip manager put it best when he described Amsterdam as the ideal girlfriend: full of culture, ideas and history byContinue reading “Day 2: Sneaky Contiki in Amsterdam”

Day 1: Hello London!

Well, we made it! After nearly 30 hours in transit we finally landed at Heathrow airport at around 2:30pm. I would definitely recommend Cathay Pacific to anyone flying, it was easily one of the best flights I’ve experienced. We had decided to brave the infamous Tube from Heathrow to Russell Square, where our hotel was.Continue reading “Day 1: Hello London!”