The 7 Ultimate Marathons For Any Keen Runner

To be a marathon runner, you've got to be more than just physically fit. You've got to be mentally prepared for the mega challenge ahead. However, for those who are insane enough to consider running a marathon, you're in the right place. This is a…

Christmas Markets In Germany

As the days get shorter, and the evenings longer and colder, my mind turns to Christmas and the wintry travel that this time of year can afford. Whilst cities like New York and Paris ooze charisma in the run up to the 25th, I think…
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Culture, Cafes and Crosswords in Berlin

I’ll let you into the secret of the perfect city break: stopping every afternoon to sink into a café, drink coffee, eat cake and do a crossword. At least, that’s what three friends and I did on our recent trip to Berlin, and it worked…

The coziest little Christmas market in Germany

Given that in a few days time I will be on my way to the tropical climate of Southern Florida, I wanted to experience a bit of White Christmas with all its romance, snow, and glitter. For a Christmas market,some holiday traditions and comfort food, no…

Munich Day Trip to Neuschwanstein Castle

“I want to see Sleeping Beauty’s Castle. You know, the one built by the crazy king.” I told my friend. “You say that like there was only one crazy king in history,” was her reply. She had a point. Not knowing how to get remotely close to correctly pronouncing Neuschwanstein Castle, I thought I could explain it in Disney terms and references to mad kings to get my friend to understand me.

We’ll Take The Cologne (Germany), The Chocolate And The Beer Bike

I could say that I came to Cologne to see the Cathedral, the most popular sight in the city. I could say I came to see the Medieval Old Town or the remains from the city’s Roman Empire era. I’d be lying. No, I came for chocolate, the chocolate museum. While I was there, however, I found chocolate and much more.
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Germany’s Detmold Open Air Museum

Besides being the largest open-air museum in Germany, the Detmold Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Detmold) holds a very special place in my heart. t was there that my family finally got to meet my dear friend Rita, a German girl I met when we were…