Mödlareuth, AKA Mini-Berlin Imagine this. Your country has just lost a war, and now the Soviets who are in charge are building a wall in your town. How will you visit your family? How will you shop? How will you […]
The Famous German Bratwurst When you think of Germany, you think of bratwurst! There is no German food that is better known worldwide. Available in every city, whether in a restaurant, pub, at a festival, or buying some to grill […]
New Youtube Series – In Our Backyard You know how it is for most of us travelers. We get so caught up in traveling, finding that next great destination, revisiting past favorites, meeting up with friends and family in new […]
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!
Hoisting the Maypole – A Bavarian Tradition One of the great things about living in Germany is that we get to experience some of the traditions that would be difficult to plan as a traveler. There are so many very […]
Christmastime in Germany is full of charm. All over the country the Christmas markets are going strong. With the smell of sugary almonds roasting and the wisps of steam climbing out of your gluhwein mug, you happily look out for […]
I finally found out what that means! If you are at all like me, you would have grown up reading novels of exotic faraway places, larger than life characters, spice bazaars, ancient battles, conquerors. I would read anything that would take […]