How (Not) to “Inter-Rail” Part 2 – Hallstatt

So the saga continues… Firstly if you are ever planning on visiting Hallstatt and on a budget, cheap accommodation is impossible to find. Instead I stayed across the lake in the small village of Obertraun. Whilst not especially rural there were no Supermärkte or Bäckereien open by the time I’d arrived (or even in the…

How (Not) to “Inter-Rail” Part 1 – Salzburg

Last summer I did the young person’s equivalent of the 18th century Grand Tour; travelling from Austria to Amsterdam via Vienna, Budapest, Prague and Berlin. I had planned to write a diary about my travels at the time, however a combination of overnight coaches, illness and attempting to see as much of these amazing cities as I could…