The Lubecker Marzipan

The Lubecker Marzipan

The Lübeck Marzipan (or the Lübecker Marzipan) is the marzipan that originates from the city of Lübeck, in north Germany. The marzipan has been protected by the directives of the EU Council since 1996. The Lübecker Marzipan is produced by local manufacturers like Niederegger, Carstens, Lubeca or Marzipan-Land and follows a set of strict quality principles set by voluntary commitments. Some of them use almond paste exclusively and add no sugar but the general rule is not to add more than 30... [ read more ]

Visiting the Munich's Museums

Visiting the Munich’s Museums

We may say about Munich that the city is represented by nature, art, culture and events. The city has the reputation of being a cultural metropolis. Inside Munich one can find many cultural objectives and visiting the Munich’s Museums should be included in every tourist’s journey. The attractions may vary from Art museums to industry museums and there are over a hundred of museums and art galleries to choose. Visiting the Munich’s Museums comes easily when having a map and local or contrac... [ read more ]

Ship around the city of Lubeck

Ship around the city of Lubeck

Schleswig-Holstein is a state located in the north side of Germanyand Lübeck is the second largest city in this state bordering the Baltic Sea(Ostsee).The city was an independent state and was the capital of theHanseatic League in the past. After the World War II, the city became part ofGermany. The old city ofLübeck is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Things to do     If you ever visit Lübeck, here a short list of things you must do. You can walk, take the bus or ship arou... [ read more ]

The old city of Lubeck

The old city of Lubeck

Why travel far away during holidays? You must take into consideration visiting the old city of Lübeck. The German city is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the country and is the second largest city in northern Germany. It is located in the Schleswig-Holstein region, the northernmost of the sixteen German states. Situated on the river Trave, this is the largest German port on the Baltic Sea. If you take a trip to the unique city of Lübeck, you can discover all the beauties it ... [ read more ]

Lubeck, the capital of the Hanseatic League

Lubeck, the capital of the Hanseatic League

The Hanseatic Leagueor the “Queen of Hanse”, simply known as Hanse or Hansa, was a group of cities and merchant guilds that traded along the coast of North Europe form the Baltic to the North Seaduring the 13th-17th century. The League had its own commercial rules and authority. Although it had the organization of a city-state, the league has only acted as an alliance of small cities enjoying autonomy, liberty and protection from foreign rulers. About the capital     ... [ read more ]

Old Churches in Heidelberg

Old Churches in Heidelberg

There are many historical sites and churches in Heidelbergand its surroundings. The impressive churches are some of the city attractions, along with the castle and the beautiful cityscapes. A tour of the old churches in Heidelberg should include the Church of the Holy Spirit, theChurch ofJesuits and St. Peter’s Church. The church of Holy Spirit The most famous church in Heidelbergis the Churchof Holy Spirit. This is located in the middle of the market place (Marktplatz) in the old ce... [ read more ]

A city of higher education

A city of higher education

Heidelbergis a popular international destination for its history and romantic landscapes. The city has been for centuries the residence of the Electoral Palatinate (the historical territory administered by a palatine during the Roman Empireage). Today Heidelbergis a city of higher education and is very proud of its University, which is well-known in the world. Heidelberg University developed into a research university and always had an international orientation. It enhances its disciplinary str... [ read more ]

The Philosophers' Walk in Heidelberg

The Philosophers’ Walk in Heidelberg

By offering a beautiful view of the city of Heidelbergand a warm climate, the Philosopher’s Walk in Heidelberg inspired for many centuries the many philosophers and teachers walking along it. The Philosopher’s Walk in Heidelberg (or Philosophenweg) earned its name from the fact that the Heidelberg philosophers and university teachers are said to have once walked and discussed here. It goes up the southern side of theHeidelberg, across the Neckar River from the Heidelberg Castle. About P... [ read more ]

Visiting Heidelberg Castle

Visiting Heidelberg Castle

  Heidelberg is a beautiful city and is the image of romantic Germany. A tour of the castles in Germany should include Heidelberg, due to its old charming castle. Although the city has not the largest castles, visiting Heidelberg Castle must be taken into consideration as it has a unique charm and the castle ruins are magnificent. The ruins are among the most important structures from the Renaissance in the region. That is why visiting Heidelberg Castle may turn into an unforgettable... [ read more ]

The romantic city of Heidelberg

The romantic city of Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a beautiful German city in the state of Baden-Württemberg (one of the 16 federal states, also known as the home of Black Forrest). One of the most popular German travel destinations, Heidelberg is a true jewel and is considered to be a very romantic city by both locals and visitors. The romantic city of Heidelberg is not just a beautiful and artistic city, but it is also home to large academic institutions with a rich history in Germany (in the same way as Cambridge is to the ... [ read more ]