The Städel Museum in Frankfurt houses 3,100 paintings, 660 sculptures, 4,600 photographs and more than 100,000 drawings and prints. Germany’s most important cultural community foundation also has a spot on the… Read more
Van Gogh knew it. Monet knew it. Picasso knew it. I know it. Soon, you’ll know it, too: it doesn’t get much more picturesque than Provence in South East France. The… Read more
“Ladies and gentlemen, everyone in between and beyond.” Was how Kim Engels, director of the Women’s Museum in Wiesbaden, greeted (art) lovers from near and far at the opening of Steffi… Read more
Sonnenbühl is a quaint, friendly town with one of the few Easter Egg Museums in Germany, caves for exploration, Michelin star restaurants and more.
Now until April 26th Ludwigsburg’s Straw Sculpture Easter Festival offers family fun including egg decorating, a maze, boat rides, petting zoo, a castle tower and much more.
The capital of the Republic of Ireland has lots to offer from riverside views, ancient Celtic history and what might just be the most beautiful library in the world. Dublin… Read more
Michelstadt Easter Market was the perfect way to ring in spring! It was not only fun and uplifting, but it could also thaw any inner winter chill that may have been lingering.
While living in Germany, a visit Triberg should not go amiss. Known for its cuckoo clocks, the city also has waterfalls, beautiful churches and museums.
There is no question that winter has arrived in Germany! With that never-ending gray sky, the chilly temps, and the wet rain or snow on the ground, it is easy… Read more
Homburg lies on the banks of the River Erbach, and it is an ancient market town, having received its first charter in 1330.
The museum in Freudenberg Castle (Schloss Freudenberg) is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the “Museum… Read more
‘I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.’ -Mark Twain The first time… Read more
To Scotland and back within 24 hours? Yes! Thanks to my forever love, Ryanair, you can now fly to Glasgow on early Saturday morning and return before breakfast on Sunday…. Read more
Check out Switzerland’s international hub, Basel. This city is a great way to start or end your Swiss adventure.
There’s a children’s show called “Die Augsburger Puppenkiste” (Augsburg’s puppet box) featuring entire worlds that could fit inside a single wooden box. So when I was offered to tag along… Read more
Here’s the thing: I’m a huge nerd. That’s neither good nor bad but I’ve come to the realisation that it tends to influence the process of picking destinations for my… Read more
Schwetzingen is a place that has a lot to offer; a beautiful and architecturally-rich palace, music, culture and spargel!
The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.
“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure” were my friend’s first words when we left and it really was. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium sums up the history of the… Read more
From swimming pools to steel factories, there are so many places to visit in Germany. Here’s some ideas for 7 great day trips, with or without the kids…
Take a day trip to Eselsmühle, the donkey farm and mill near Stuttgart. Eselsmühle is also a restaurant, event center, geological museum and so much more.
With canals lacing the city, Bruges holds many attractions and numerous photo opportunities for the diverse interests of its visitors.
For centuries, artists, poets and writers have been drawn to the small villages along the banks of the Rhine River as a source of tranquility and inspiration.
Germany has its share of romantic spots. Couples can picnic next beautiful lakes or stay in a hotel nestled in the countryside with striking mountain views.
Let Weimar’s rich cultural and literary history enchant you during a cozy weekend away. Here’s the thing: I love historical figures. There’s just something about learning what inspired humans to become who… Read more
Vienna is steeped in history, a top global city with must see museums and galleries, delectable cuisines, tasty drinks and terrific views.
Senckenberg (Natural History) Museum in Frankfurt is a fun and educational way to spend an afternoon. This museum is also the home to the most extensive collection of dinosaurs throughout Germany.
There are many reasons to visit Speyer including museums, sea life, hiking and biking, wine-tasting and of course great places to eat.
Considered one of the top five cities in Germany to visit, Heidelberg attracts millions each year with its history, art and scenic beauty. Take a stroll through the city or along the river. What are you waiting for?!
Berlin is one of the most desirable destinations to visit. Things that allure millions each year include the sheer vibrancy of the city, its rich history, various landmarks, and so much more.
With a history of over 2000 years, Cologne or Köln as it is called in Germany, is now ranked as one of the must-see places in Germany.
Check out some of the best attractions in and around Hamburg, Germany for kids and parents on a European tour!
Visit Warnemünde, the attractive seaside resort of the Baltic Sea. There are many attractions at this seaside resort that will make your visit a memorable one!
This beautiful city will charm you with its culture, cuisine, history, art, shopping and so much more. Take advantage of your time abroad and proximity and discover the French city of Metz.
Wanting to trade in an American or a German meal for Bangers ‘n Mash, we headed to Ireland. Our first stop was Dublin!
Take a little history trip at Nürnberg’s Nazi Party Rally Grounds Museum. This museum documents the rise and fall of the Nazi Party in Germany with specific focus on the rallies and trials in Nürnberg.
The charming Bayeux, France was the first town to be liberated after D-Day and is a small tourist friendly town with lots of shopping and restaurants.
Pfalhbau is an interactive and educational museum. It presents archaeologically reconstructed versions of lake dwellings of the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.
Vogtsbauernhof Outdoor Museum is a sprawling area that offers sunshine, fresh air, countryside views and a look into historic farmhouses of yesteryear.
Take a day trip to the French town with the funny name. Bitche offers rich history, rich history, an audio guided tour, a U.S. connection and more.