Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

Once the wonderful lotions and potions we’d found at the local Munich Apotheke started to take effect, we were feeling a bit more like exploring and decided to take the advice of a German acquaintance, who had highly recommended Regensburg as a possible day trip from Munich. By train (we had German Rail Passes) it …

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Our home from home whilst we were in Munich was the charming Platzl Hotel situated right in the heart of the Altstadt. We had debated whether to stay nearer the Hauptbahnhof as we planned to do several rail trips during our visit, but decided we’d much rather stay in the historic part of town near …

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  Whenever we’re travelling in Europe we always try and stay in the older parts of a town or city as we love the character and charm of the old streets and buildings. Our Munich hotel, the Platzl (which deserves a post of its own so will tell you more then) is at the end …

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It was a lovely spring day in Munich, but alas stricken with the flu we didn’t have much energy for exploring. Luckily for us we were staying in central Munich only about 10 minutes or so (at ambling pace!) from the famous Englischer Garten. We decided a couple of hours sitting in the sun would …

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As I mentioned in last week’s post about having the flu in Munich, we only went to Starnberger See on the off chance, mainly because we were feeling too ill to go round museums or visit castles and other tourist attractions! The small town of Starnberg is situated at the northern end of the lake …

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Unfortunately Monsieur Le Chic and I went down with a nasty bout of “Die Grippe”, (the flu), on our travels. Monsieur was probably at his worst in London, whilst I “fell over” so to speak when we arrived in Munich. We had very much been looking forward to our 9 day sojourn in Munich and …

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Apologies for the blog hiatus! Unfortunately Monsieur Le Chic and yours truly were struck down by “die Grippe” at the end of our UK trip and this affected us for our first few days in Munich. We spent rather more time than planned in our hotel ( albeit a very nice one) and got to …

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A complete change of scene this week as I’m in the final stages of planning our next big trip to the UK and Germany at the end of March – it will come around quickly! For the first part we’ll be visiting family (including our younger daughter, Mlle Chic Fille) and friends in the UK followed …

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