When Americans think about Germany, they usually think of Bavaria first – Not much of a surprise since it’s the origin of export hits like the Oktoberfest, traditional lederhosen, dirndl… Read more
May 14, 2020 Germany’s borders are beginning to open…slowly. After having closed its borders to all non-essential traffic in mid-March, Germany announced recently that unrestricted travel to and from Luxembourg… Read more
Finland is a unique country with lots of beautiful sites and terrific nightlife, which make this northern country one of the most visited in the world.
“Time to get up,” was the soft but forceful sound my tent mate and I heard at 11:30 p.m. That’s right, 11:30 p.m. That was just six hours after being… 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
A great way to get over the Alps is on a car train! Take a ride on the “Furka Ferry” in Switzerland from Realp to Oberwald.
Betty Williams was definitely onto something when she said: “When all else fails, take a vacation!” With winter still going strong and temps still dropping, it’s only natural to want… 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.
Story by Ronnie Juhans Photo by Jens Ottoson / Shutterstock.com Who is crazy enough to go camping in Germany during the winter? Especially when the night time temps have already dipped… Read more
by Ronnie Juhanns Cover Photo of Jungfraujoch, Switzerland, by GIGASHOTS / shutterstock.com Travelers from around the world visit Switzerland to take the journey to the top of Europe and visiting… Read more
featured image by Alex Yuzhakov ‘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… Read more
Story and photos by Nate Cairney Reaching the abbey of Chimay, or as it is officially known, the Abbaye Notre Dame de Scourmont, requires a beautiful road trip. There’s no… Read more
Photo by Vitalii Nesterchuk/ shutterstock.com Story by Ronnie Juhans I normally take one-day hikes during the winter in the local areas only a short drive away. However, I decided to… Read more
Story by Ronnie Juhans Featured image by FS Stock / Shutterstock.com As Old Man Winter will be visiting us soon, the skiers and snowboarders are anxiously awaiting the opening of… Read more
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?!
Millions of tourists flock to see what is called Germany’s jewel in the tourist crown each year, and it’s easy to see why.
Germany’s natural beauty, its spectacular landscapes, historical sites, and robust cuisine make the country a prime choice for family vacations.
Located in the French Rivera, in the South of France, Nice is a vibrant city blessed with sunny days and good weather all year around, with beautiful beaches, long promenades… Read more
Looking for a great spectator event? How about Cyclocross? It might be muddy! Check out http://www.uec.ch/en/cyclocross for more info.
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
Würzburg, a Franconian gem, was founded in the 10th century and is known today as a charming, lively university town overflowing with wineries and churches. Although the majority of Würzburg… Read more
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
Pfalhbau is an interactive and educational museum. It presents archaeologically reconstructed versions of lake dwellings of the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.
Here are five amazing places to visit in such a country so rich in diverse attraction and culture.
Nuremberg offers a towering castle, Gothic churches, romantic corners and a rich history.
The Great Glen Way runs from the edge of Loch Linnhe to the Inverness, cutting a trail through some of the Scottish Highland’s most impressive scenery.
The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.
Pet-friendly Europeans invite dogs into many places that might surprise Americans stationed here. Learn more about taking Fido on the road during your next trip.
With an abundance of activities for young and old, take a stroll in beautiful Amsterdam. This one day guide offers a new perspective and unexpected treats.
by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer The German-French border is the perfect hiking getaway, boasting beautiful trails, 12th century historic architecture and best of all, it’s right on our doorstep. The Alsace… Read more
Germany is arguably one of the best countries for a road trip. Discover the four most famous routes in the country. Most start or end on your doorstep.
Venice is such an enchanting city! Here are nine top things to do and things you should know to get the best experience out of this alluring city.
by Nate Cairney contributing writer (featured image) Rotterdam, Netherlands, skyline with harbor. A major logistic and economic centre, Rotterdam is Europe’s largest port with a population of currently 633,471 inhabitants…. Read more
Travel along the Roman Limes Trail in Murrhardt and Aalen. Experience mind-blowing history, Roman ruins, top-notched museums, great places to dine and more.
Stroll Through The Oldest City in Germany, Trier – a beautiful city full of heritage.
There are a few things that every suitcase or backpack should have in it before you set off.
Lake Bostalsee is set up for pure fun! Activities there include windsurfing, sailing, surfing, biking, hiking, fishing, swimming and mini golf and more.
Cover photo by Erlebnis Akademie AG Many people from other countries, particularly the United States, see Germany as a place that truly ‘gets it’ with regard to wellness, concern for… Read more
Rothenburg makes a perfect place for a day trip with all its beauty, history and more. If you haven’t been before or would like to know the highlights, here is a personal walk through this endearing town.
Read part 1 here You’ve likely been to the Champs-élysées in Paris or seen the cathedrals at Strasbourg and Cologne. You’ve surely been able to stand up close, beside Big… Read more