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Solo grad trip in Europe, 24 days in November! Critique appreciated.

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Hello dear friends! It has been quite an exhausting time planning and researching but I still have some qualms about certain part of my trips. I would love to get your input and knowledge on some of these. I am a visual artist from Singapore, this trip would be my grad trip. :) I love cultures, cafes, cats, poetry etc.

The first leg of my trip (16 days) would be spent with my aunt and sis (we separate last day in amsterdam) before they fly back to Paris, then Singapore. I have only been to London, late 2013.

After much deliberation here is my itinerary. I am sorry to break it down into such details but thought it might be useful if you all have any take on whether it is not logical , too long, too short or whatnots. I will also be taking train connections for all the travelling. (I love the scenery)



LONDON
7th Nov FRIDAY DEPARTS FROM CHANGI
8th nov SATURDAY ARRIVES NOON
9th nov SUNDAY BRICKLANE
10th nov MONDAY WESTMINSTER
11th nov TUESDAY DAYTRIP
12th nov WEDNESDAY DEPART FOR PARIS IN MORN


TRANSIT DETAILS :02h 22m


PARIS
12h nov W ARRIVES PARIS AFTERNOON
13th nov TH FREE AND EASY
14th nov FR DAY TRIP TO GIVERNY/VERSAILLES
15th nov SA LEAVES FOR BELGIUM


TRANSIT DETAILS : 3.5 HOURS


BELGIUM
15h nov SAT ARRIVE IN BRUSSELS (base)
16h nov SUN DAYTRIP TO BRUGES
17th nov MON LEAVES FOR AMSTERDAM


TRANSIT DETAILS : 2 HOURS



HOLLAND
17th nov MON ARRIVES IN AMSTERDAM
18th nov TUES DAYTRIP TO UTRETCH
19th nov WEDS FREE AND EASY
20th nov TH DEPART FOR GERMANY

SOLO ADVENTURE COMMENCES
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PROBLEM 1

Alright, here is where I need more help with. Been going on for days trying to make it work but it all feels so cramped.

I would be flying out from MILAN to Singapore on the 1st of December.

Initially, I had plans to visit both Berlin and Munich whilst in Germany. I have friends over at Berlin. However I foresee that since I have to let go of one, it is wiser to forgo Berlin and head straight to Munich after Amsterdam since Munich would be an easier entry into Salzburg. To be honest, I am not so excited about Germany, only reason is my friend is expecting me in Berlin and Germany is between Holland and Austria, so I thought why not. I am extremely looking forward to Austria and Slovenia.

I am very much confused as to which makes more sense though, travelwise and all. Now it looks like I am just breezing past Germany. Oh and if Munich makes more sense, I am sure my friend can understand that I don't get to meet her.

AMS-BERLIN-SALZBURG-VIENNA-SLOVENIA
AMS-MUNICH-SALZBURG-VIENNA-SLOVENIA
AMS-BERLIN-VIENNA-SALSBURG-SLOVENIA
AMS-VIENNA-SALZBURG-SLOVENIA




20th nov TH Arrives in GERMANY
21th nov FR GERMANY
22nd nov SA GERMANY
23th nov SU SALZBURG/VIENNA
24TH nov mon SALZBURG/VIENNA
25TH nov tue VIENNA/SALZBURG
26TH nov wed VIENNA/SALZBURG
27TH nov th Slovenia
28TH nov fri Slovenia
29TH nov sat Slovenia


PROBLEM 2

Would travelling from Slovenia into Italy be tricky? Would it all be rushed? I don't mind skipping Italy and just zipping straight to Milan to board my flight. Italy deserves a dedicated vacay on its own , I reckon.


How convenient is the transit from Slovenia-Trieste-Milan? It should be doable right? I was thinking if I have extra time to kill, I can even do a sidetrip to Venice.


30TH nov sun Milan / Venice
1st Dec Monday Milan (flies back to SINGAPORE)

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Phew, that is a mouthful. Apologies if this is too draggy. I am just quite excited and nervous about it all :) This is a childhood dream trip.


Regards,
Noor
www.nooriskandar.com

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