A first look at the trip to Berlin in 2 days
TRAVELLERS:It's a long story that could take a while to explain, but come on Helena, Bego, me and some friends, although the adventure will be told from the point of view of the three of us.
TRAVEL TIME: It will be of 2 days including round-trip flights. Can you see a city like Berlin in 2 days even if it is very superficial? Are we crazy if we say yes? Surely. We're leaving on January 13 and 14.
TYPE OF TRAVEL: Travel with friends. Travel for free.
ITINERARY:It will be updated in the "Travel Journal" section.
MAIN TRANSPORTATION: The only way to organize a 2-day getaway is to do it in airplane. We will travel with the Iberia company from Santiago de Compostela with stopover in Madrid
ACCOMMODATIONS:They will be updated in the "Accommodations" section. We stayed in one of the oldest hotels in Berlin, next to the Spree River (UPDATE: Although due to problems due to the Hurricane affecting the area, we were relocated to the Hilton of Berlin)
Passport (always interesting to take it although it belongs to the EU)
TRAVEL INSURANCE: Never leave WITHOUT TRAVEL INSURANCE! It is an insignificant amount with respect to what it can cost you "a bad experience without insurance". We have traveled with all types of insurance although now we always travel with IATI after the good experience of the trip to Switzerland. Do not have the slightest doubt that we tell things as they happen to us, we do not want to lose the veracity of our diaries, and it also helps us to travel, so If you need insurance and you are a CHAVETAS reader, now you save 5% by clicking here (THE DISCOUNT APPLIES DIRECTLY AND IT ALREADY APPEARS IN THE PROCESS)
PRACTICAL DATA OF UTILITY:
LANGUAGE: German is spoken, although with English one defends itself without problems
CURRENCY: The EURO, so no change is necessary.
CARDS: They accept any type of credit card.
GUIDE: In this trip we do not carry any type of guide
PHONE: It works perfectly both land and mobile (Movistar ROAMING service in our case)
INTERNET: Advanced Broadband connection that works perfectly.
SECURITY: Maintain the precautions of any large European city.
VACCINES: Are not necessary
ELECTRICITY: The voltage is 230 V at 50 Hz with plugs exactly the same as the rest of Europe (no special adapter required).
TIME DIFFERENCE: The same time as in Spain at the time we went
RELIGION: 70% are Christians (half Catholics and half Protestants) and the rest are several minorities (Muslims, Jews, ...)
Trip to Berlin: An approximate budget
This is one of the few trips that we don't study your budget. We went, period. So the summary is reduced to the following:
|FLIGHT + TRANSFERS + ACCOMMODATIONS + MEALS + EXIT||1.800,00 €|
|TOTAL TRAVEL 3 PEOPLE||1.800,00 €|
|TOTAL BUDGET (PER PERSON)||600,00 €|
Traveling to a country with so much history and culture is something that has always attracted me. Just thinking about the two great wars that have started from its capital, from Berlin, puts me in front of one of my great passions, the great World Wars. Yes, because behind so much pointless, there are great stories. Berlin has been bombarded many times and remodeled. Today is a great city without dividing, but that's another story ...We are leaving!!!Isaac