Paris June 28th 2012 We survived the crazy drive from Frankfurt, and arrived in Paris pretty exhausted. We met Johanna at her apartment which we were renting through airbnb (since we couldn't find any rooms in couch surfing). Johanna was going away to a party for the weekend, so we had the place to ourselves for three nights. It was pretty cool getting our own apartment in Paris for only 40 euro a night (even if i ... read more
Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
We have been meaning to go on a decent trip for ages now. Last year some very cheap prices came up on bestflights, so we decided to take the plunge.
After this it became all about saving as much money as possible. Working a lot, and spending stuff all (apart from the occasional necessary bike part or gadget).
We are looking forwards to five months away, spending two weeks in Thailand, and the rest of the time split between Europe and North America. We haven't planned much - just hoping to see lots of great sites, and eat a pile of tasty food.
Oh, there'll probably be a lot of food photos... full info