Germany

A Lesson to Remember at Flossenburg Concentration Camp

KZ Gedenkstatte = Concentration Camp Memorial Unlike the names of Dachau and Auschwitz which have been engraved on our brains, Flossenburg Concentration Camp is one of thousands of camps during World War II that no one has heard of, yet millions of […]

Indulgence and Pampering, A Romantic Weekend at Castle Wernberg

Indulgence and Pampering, A Romantic Weekend at Castle Wernberg

Looking for that perfect romantic weekend? Need a night away from the kids? We have found the perfect place for you. Burg Wernberg, in the middle of the Oberpflaz region of Germany, is the perfect overnight getaway. The castle, built […]

12 Variations of Schnitzel or Mmmm... Pork for Every Month Recipes

12 Variations of Schnitzel or Mmmm… Pork for Every Month Recipes

Since moving to Germany, I have discovered that my Mom’s version of Wiener Schnitzel just doesn’t exist in the real world. Seriously, I have no idea where she learned or made up that recipe, but there are so many variations […]

The Big 5 Bavarian Christmas Markets - A One Week Itinerary

The Big 5 Bavarian Christmas Markets – A One Week Itinerary

It’s almost winter and visions of steaming mugs of glühwein and the sweet taste of stollen are dancing in my head. In Germany, the onset of winter brings one of my favorite seasons of the year – Christmas market season!

Playing with Light at the Magnificent Bastei Bridge in Germany

Playing with Light at the Magnificent Bastei Bridge in Germany

Photographing the Bastei Bridge Ever since we moved to the Oberpfalz in northern Bavaria we’d been hearing about, and seeing stunning pictures of, Bastei Bridge in the region known as Sächsischen Schweiz (or Saxon Switzerland) in former East Germany. The bridge is located […]

Pumpkin Festival Ludwigsburg Germany

Perfectly Pumpkin – A Fantastic German Fall Festival

Ludwigsburg, Germany – Pumpkins Galore I love a festival.  And one that involves food, well, that’s a no-brainer.  We were going.  I love pumpkin, and I’d heard there was plenty of pumpkin specialties to be tasted, so off we went.  In […]

Breaking Down the World War Two History of Berchtesgaden And More!

Breaking Down the World War Two History of Berchtesgaden And More!

What better place than sunny, idyllic Berchtesgaden, Bavaria for a mad man to rise to power? Growing up watching movie after movie, reading book after book we learned that the worst enemy out there was Adolf Hitler and his army […]

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