A day trip being outdoors, scrambling through the Luisenburg Rock Labyrinth is just what the doctor ordered!
As this past year comes to a close, Jim and I cannot be happier about what we’ve done, what we’ve seen, and the lessons learned along the way. Who says, “You can’t teach a dog new tricks?” It seems […]
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 […]
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!
“The feeling of a place was the best reason to go.” ~ Robert Kurson There are definitely certain places that just have a feeling, don’t you agree? Every September I am on a personal mission to spend as much time in […]
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 […]
About an hour south of Stuttgart sits a magnificent example of a 19th century fortification and home to Prussian royalty, the Hohenzollern castle. Privately owned, it has had a long and varied past. Many times the castle has been reduced to […]
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 […]
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 […]