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    Weekend trip to Harz

    I sometimes look up apartments in different parts of Germany and sometimes I find something interesting. That was very much the case for the apartment I got for this city, Goslar, as it was not even 300€ for an entire…

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    Hiking from Lengerich to Bad Iburg

    As you might already know, north of North Rhine Westphalia is mostly flat, but there are a few hill range that go from east to west, mostly drawing the same arch as the boundary to Lower Saxony. Today, we walked…

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    Hiking around Ahrweiler

    Yet another long weekend arrived. For personal reasons, I’m available only today, and since there was a friend of mine organizing a birthday party in Bonn, I organized a hike around Ahrweiler, which is a bit outside of NRW, although…

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    Hiking from Hirzenach to Boppard

    In order to limit the oil consumption in Germany, the German government decided to introduce this thing called 9-euro ticket, which, as the name suggests, costs 9 euro a month and is valid for all regional trains in Germany. Whether…

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    Weekend trip to Ax les Thermes

    For some reasons, Germany has an extremely concentrated period of holidays in June. And every year, I need a bit of creativity to come up with a plan to make a nice weekend trip (although it sort of fell apart…

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    Hiking around Leichlingen

    There are places south of Düsseldorf we hardly ever visit, mainly because it’s flat, but also because it’s already inside VRS area, meaning we cannot go there for free with the VRR ticket from Düsseldorf. This time, I took it…

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    Hiking from Eitorf to Merten

    While in VRR we have visited a lot of places homogeneously, there are a few places in VRS that are over-represented in this group. Today’s route from Eitorf to Merten is probably a relatively good example. Even though today’s track…

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    Hiking from Herdecke to Witten

    There are a few places in VRR that I’d love to visit more often, but there are simply not many possibilities regarding the public transport. The area around Witten and Wetter is a very good example for this. Still, this…

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    Hiking around Eppstein

    After the hike around Bensheim, where I was all alone, I thought I might not organise any hike around Frankfurt anymore. This time, however, I had a business trip to Berlin from Monday (meaning arrival Sunday evening), so that I…

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    Hiking around Langerwehe

    Around a month ago, there were a lot of people from Aachen joining the NRW hiking group (which I recently became an admin of) on FB, saying they learnt about this group during the university introduction week. The problem is,…