Living in Germany
Travel That Fits Your Budget
Day Trips, Weekend Trips, Tips and Advice
If you are like Jim and I, living in Germany, then this page is for you. We’ve compiled plenty of information that will help you plan your weekends as well as longer trips. If there is something you want to know about, drop us an email through our contact page. We’re always looking for new ways to help.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Are there any Ghosts in Tempelhof? According to our guide, Ernst, if you wander around the halls, tunnels, and passages of Tempelhof at night you will encounter the ghosts of the past. And after our two hour walking tour through […]
Of course Will Rogers comes from a different era, and today I’m sure he would modify this as “There are three different kinds of people…” So which one are you? I’ve always been a readin’ kind of learner, but as […]
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!
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 […]