These cities give you a true cross-section of what Europe has to offer and are the perfect introduction to each of the countries in which they reside.
Strasbourg is the perfect city to spend a fun weekend with your family. Families sightseeing can be very different. While adults want to experience the culture and try new food… 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.
Coming from the Mediterranean sea with 250+ days of sunshine a year and a coastline of 8,000 miles, I assumed my sailing days were over when I moved to Germany…. 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.
Marburg is a University town north of Frankfurt, in the Lahn valley. It retains its cobbled streets and the Hessische architecture of the 17-18th century.
Konstanz (Constance) is a lively, yet relaxing famous university town offering a wide range of leisure activities for visitors of all ages.
To have an incredible experience while stationed in Germany, here are seven New Year’s Resolutions you should definitely keep!
We headed to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany again for a winter adventure. Check out our account of an awesome few days in the snowy alps. #edelweisslodge Here are some handy links based… Read more
If you fancy discovering a little more about famous cities in Germany, then then visiting traditional Lübeck is the trip for you.
Erbeskopf is the largest mountain in Southwest Germany and is the perfect place to test your metal if you are a beginner or intermediate enthusiast.
Stroll the Heidelberg Castle’s courtyard and garden, Heidelberg Tun (Big Wine Barrel) and the German Pharmacy Museum (Deutsches Apothekenmuseum).
It is perhaps during the winter that the enchanting state of Bavaria really glistens.
Check out Switzerland’s international hub, Basel. This city is a great way to start or end your Swiss adventure.
Freiburg offers historic landmarks, a beautiful Old Town, an elite university, great places to eat, a thriving nightlife and much more.
A holiday in Germany offers both the chance for adventurous sport and luxury living off the slopes.
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
Oktoberfest is the biggest and most famous event in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with over six million people attending every year.
Schwetzingen is a place that has a lot to offer; a beautiful and architecturally-rich palace, music, culture and spargel!
Here is Part 2 of our trip to Garmisch and #edelweissresort. This much fun should be illegal! All the activities, including the stay at the Edelweiss surpassed expectations. The worst thing… Read more
There is nothing in the world like champagne and the great news is that it is not that far to drive to Champagne country from your base in Germany.
Cologne (Köln) is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly city on the Rhine River in Germany with a skyline boasting the famous Cologne Cathedral as its distinguishing feature.
I have lived in Germany all my life but it wasn’t until I started writing about it that I realized how little I’ve actually seen of it. Neuschwanstein Castle is… Read more
Here is Part 1 of our trip to Garmisch and #edelweissresort. What an amazing experience! Thanks to Kyle from Alpine Adventures for showing us around and setting up the perfect side… Read more
Check out our trailer for our upcoming video series on Edelweiss Lodge and Resort. We had a great stay and Alpine Adventures showed us a great time. Stay tuned for more… Read more
Germany has so many camping locations that offer so much fun and excitement. Camping in Germany is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with the family.
Heidelberg offers magnificent city views, pleasant walks through history, a castle in ruins, towering churches, cobblestone streets, great shopping and so much more.
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.
Bitcherland is situated in the Natural Regional Park of the Northern Vosges and represents the Lorraine part of this park, which has been classified by UNESCO as a “World Reserve of the Biospshere.”
After a recent trip in which I ended up on the wrong train, here is a very basic explanation for riding the train here in Germany.
Bonn is one of Germany’s oldest cities and the former capital of West Germany. There is a lot to do and plenty to see in this city, famously touted as the birthplace of Beethoven.
LEGOLAND Deutschland will spark the interest of both the young and young at heart! Adults can nostalgically enjoy a journey through their LEGO-loving pasts, while the younger visitors can take in an experience of a lifetime.
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
If you are looking for something different to do, I urge you to head north to Hamburg on Friday, spend the weekend enjoying the city and go to the famous fish market early on Sunday morning.
Living overseas means that family and friends want you to play tour guide when they visit. Here are some tips to give them a taste of life in Germany.
Germany is a country that has developed a rich culture over centuries and it is blessed with 35 UNESCO World Heritage Sites for culture. Here’s 3 of them.
Portugal is a country of stunning variety. Landscapes range from granite topped mountain ranges to golden sand laden coastline.
In an international survey tourists voted Berlin the most popular city in Germany. What’s its secret?