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Our Travel Blog definitely provides ideas and inspiration to the travelers. Celebrities, extraordinary hotels, local traditions and Germany's modern lifestyle - history, fairytale and the present are combined here. A travel blog that moves deliberately away from the most famous German cities and reveals what has remained hidden for many travelers until now: gems with an impressive cultural heritage and residents who love the connection between past and present, preserve it and develop it further according to present-day needs.






14.07.2015

1 City 5 Ways: Augsburg


Another installment of my mini series called “1 City 5 Ways,” showcasing the surprising number of ways you can experience some of Historic Highlights of Germany’s magnificent ...

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19.02.2015

1 City 5 Ways: Mainz


Another installment of my mini series called “1 City 5 Ways,” showcasing the surprising number of ways you can experience some of Historic Highlight of Germany’s magnificent ...

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17.12.2014

1 City 5 Ways: Trier


Another installment of my mini series called “1 City 5 Ways,” showcasing the surprising number of ways you can experience some of Historic Highlight of Germany’s magnificent ...

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12.11.2014

1 City 5 Ways: Rostock


Another installment of my mini series called “1 City 5 Ways,” showcasing the surprising number of ways you can experience some of Historic Highlights of Germany’s magnificent ...

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04.11.2014

What's Your Travel Style? Würzburg 5 Ways


I’ve said this before, but Germany is a vastly misunderstood country. Far too many people misjudge it as having limited tourist opportunities when, in fact, that couldn’t possibly be further ...

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13.09.2014

Getting to Know German Wine Lingo


September is a prime time to indulge in a few (or more) sips of one of Germany's most precious liquid specialties…so it had me thinking about some of the essential facts and specialized "wine ...

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19.07.2014

Celebrate all summer, the way the Germans do!


As the entire world now knows, Germans love soccer. And if there was ever any question as to their prowess and dominance in the sport, it was answered by their incredible victory over Argentina in ...

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10.03.2014

Do Germans Speak English Well?


When I tell people that I travel so often to Germany, one of the questions I get asked more often than any other is, “…do you speak German?” And when I tell people that, currently, I speak ...

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28.11.2013

The Importance of Wandering Off the Beaten Track


Every new town or city I visit, I make a point of allowing myself time to wander. For me, wandering is essential. When I truly let myself wander, I have enough freedom to truly experience the ...

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13.11.2013

Musing about Münster's Innovative Art


Münster, as many who have heard of it know, beyond being a significant Hanseatic city, is a highly innovative city. Considering that almost 50,000 of its roughly 300,000 inhabitants are students, it ...

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03.11.2013

Cathedral Inspiration


I was speaking with a friend the other day when she asked me what most inspires me in cities I visit. While it is difficult to limit my inspiration to simply one situation, I explained that I love ...

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18.10.2013

GO GREEN IN FREIBURG


You may not have heard much about Freiburg, but you have surely heard about the fabled Black Forest. Well, Freiburg just so happens to be the capital of the Black Forest. And, quite fittingly, it ...

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10.10.2013

How Much Do You Know About German Wine?


As I've made quite apparent in previous posts, I love all things wine. So, while some might think that such a wine lover would gravitate toward France, Italy or Spain to find her happy place, the ...

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03.10.2013

How to Celebrate Germany's National Day


October 3 is officially Germany's National Day. In Germany, it is formally called Reunification Day as it is essentially a day to celebrate the coming together of Germany's two sides after the fall of ...

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30.11.2012

Germany's Christmas Traditions


Germany is where the Christmas Market tradition began hundreds of years ago.So, there's nothing quite like visiting a Christmas market in Germany. A market anywhere else is just a really good ...

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/assetimage_2918_118w159.jpgOn our rail- or self drive "Dream Routes", you can discover reminders of our great heritage - such as palaces, castles and fortresses - by walking in the footsteps of famous historical figures and taking a stroll around charming old quarters. Experience the buzz of modern life in historical surroundings and treat yourself to local specialties.

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