Fairy Tales and Castles in Cochem, Germany

View from the parapet of Reichsburg Castle looking over Cochem, Germany.

View from the parapet of Reichsburg Castle looking over Cochem, Germany.

{Heather’s View}

Do you have an image of what a real life fairytale town would look like? I did, and as we arrived by train into Cochem, I saw my fairytale come to life. Matthew had added Cochem to our trip itinerary and asked me not to do any research on it. This was his second visit to this area, and he wanted me to see it all as a complete surprise. It was his baby of the trip, and he had been waiting for it. Before arriving all I knew was there were a castle, a forest hike and schnitzel (of course).

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Friendly and Easy Munich Germany.

View from St Peter's Church tower, Munich.

View from St Peter’s Church tower, Munich.

{Heather’s View}

I was a walking cliche in Munich. I happily tried on dirndl dresses, drank beer out of steins larger than my head and of course, we dined on schnitzel! Our time in Munich was laid back and geared toward recharging and reorganizing. It was time to do some maintenance: laundry, haircuts and last minute prep for Africa.

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