Last modified on febbraio 19th, 2015 at 10:19
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My wife, daughter, grandson and myself are going to hit germany and a few other northern europe locations at the end of March. I have been there through the military, but years ago and frankly I’m a bit scared. Looking to save, so public transportation and hostels are a must. Looking for all help. Thanks.
Hi Bill, it’s normal to be a bit scared but that also sounds like an exciting adventure! You might find a few helpful pointers in our Germany Tripbooks:
These might be useful city-wise but also to get a general feel for what to expect. We have plenty of similar guides for other European countries, so have a browse for those too.
Now is also a great time to book hostels in Northern Europe too since we’re holding a promotion in that area until 15th February. If you book in Hamburg, Munich and Berlin, there’s no booking fee and you get free eMembership for yourself, your wife and grandchildren:
I hope this helps, and have a wonderful trip.
Thanks for these. I’m adding a bunch of paperclips to my travel-go-bag right away. The sarong is also useful as a scarf. Here’s my tip: Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap. Cleans bike grease off hands, so it’ll clean anything.
An essential for travelling is a little LED flashlight, even better if it is attached to a headband for hands-free operation. Useful as a private reading light for hostels, and for reading maps at night or for those occasions when the power goes out.
Great one we missed! Thanks Pauline.
Eyeglass repair kit should you wear glasses,
Small sewing kit
WashEze detergent sheets for laundry
First aid kit including bandaids, antihistamine, decongestant, painkillers, and antibiotic cream
Folding fan that can clipped to your wrist or purse, especially in warm weather.
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