Germany

We’ve lived and traveled all across Germany for several years. We’ve got all the info on travel in Germany.

2 Days in Berlin – The Perfect Weekend in Berlin

A Weekend in Berlin, Germany

For so many people, Berlin is and always will be, the symbolic city of the cold war. Of course, there’s so much more to find within the city whose rich history goes back hundreds of years. Berlin has been the capital of Prussia, the Brandenburg state, the German Empire, the Third Reich and now modern day Germany. It has also become a capital of design, fashion, culture and counterculture, music, and the arts. It is an energetic city that is sure to please even the most jaded of travelers. Living in Germany, we’ve visited many times, spent many a weekend in Berlin,  and each time we find more and more to do. As you might guess, having only 2 days …

2 Days in Berlin – The Perfect Weekend in Berlin Read More »

Saalburg Roman Fort and Museum – Only 30 Minutes from Frankfurt

Porta Praetoria from the Saalburg Museum Shop

Are you looking for a fun day out? One of our favorite places to just romp, have fun, and throw in a little history-learning is Saalburg Roman Fort. A quick 30 minutes from the center of Frankfurt, it’s a great day trip with or without kids, for people living in Germany or just traveling around the country, visiting and looking to get out of the city and up into the beautiful Taunus mountains.

A Fairytale City for All Seasons; Rothenburg Christmas Market and More!

Birds-eye view of Rothenburg Christmas Market

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a small city in the German state of Bavaria, should be on everyone’s Germany bucket list. Whenever you go, winter, spring, summer or fall, this small medieval city will captivate you. It is truly a city for all seasons. This charming walled town with its ivy covered stone walls, tall watchtowers, and winding, cobblestone lanes is sure to spark visitor’s imagination and fairytale wonder. We have been numerous times, and each time we find some new hidden corner of the city to enjoy the warmth and welcoming kindness of the townspeople. The Rothenburg Christmas market is one of the famous Bavarian Christmas markets, but there is so much more to this romantic city.

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! Living in Bavaria, We were smack-dab in the midst of the quaintest, quirkiest, and even oldest Christmas markets in Germany. If you haven’t done a German Christmas market yet, book a flight today and I’ll tell you how to get around to the best of Bavarian Christmas Markets in one glorious, shopping bonanza week. Our itinerary will take you to not only the markets, but the cities with the best sight-seeing as well. [toc] Pin Bavarian Christmas Markets 1 Week Itinerary …

The Big 5 Bavarian Christmas Markets – A One Week Itinerary Read More »

Ten Reasons to Love The Oktoberfest!

No matter who you are, when you think of Germany, you inevitably think of the Oktoberfest! Everyone has heard of the world-famous Oktoberfest. It might just be the largest party on Earth. Over six million people attend this three week event each year, and people come from over 80 countries just to experience some down home Bavarian charm. If you are one of the millions that want to go to the Oktoberfest, don’t worry.  There’s plenty to do in fall in Germany, and you can do so much in just a day trip from Munich that you should start planning now so you won’t miss out. [toc] Here are our ten reasons you should not miss the amazing German Oktoberfest! …

Ten Reasons to Love The Oktoberfest! Read More »

Germany in Fall – Best Places to Visit!

Welcome to our series on the Seasons of Germany! We have regaled you with where you should go in summer, spring, and winter, and now we’d like to conclude with our favorite German season of all….Autumn! Why do we love this season so much? We love the crisp, cool air. We love how the farmers will bring their cows home from the Alps. We love the harvest festivals, like the Pumpkin Fest and the world-famous Oktoberfest. There’s just so much to love about fall in Germany. Don’t just take our word for it, check out what these experienced travel bloggers say!

Best Places to Visit Europe in Fall

Fall is one of the most beautiful and fun times to visit Europe. The weather is perfect, not too hot and not too cool. The harvests are finished and locals everywhere are celebrating with all kinds of festivals. As we have with our Europe in Spring, Summer, and Winter articles, we’ve asked fellow travelers to let us know where they think is the best place to go during the autumn season. Some places are obvious, like chasing the fall foliage in the Alps; other locations might just be a surprise! Check out all the Great Places to Head to during Fall in Europe Santorini, Greece by Tasha Amy of Backpackers Wanderlust When you think about Santorini, you don’t really think …

Best Places to Visit Europe in Fall Read More »

Best Places to Visit in Germany in Summer

Summer in Germany. There really is no other place like it on Earth. The sun has beaten back the clouds and the rain, spring has come and gone leaving the country covered in green. Leafy trees provide breezy canopies for the many beer gardens. Grassy alpine meadows high up in the mountains are perfect for hiking, biking, or even gliding over in a paraglider. Cities and towns are alive with music, children playing, and fine food and drink. This is, perhaps, the best time of year for visiting Germany. With that in mind we’ve put together a collection of some of our travel blogger friends’ best German Summer experiences. Check them out and start making plans today! Disclaimer: Some of …

Best Places to Visit in Germany in Summer Read More »

Scroll to Top
Send this to a friend