Visit the Baltic Sea Coast

Visit the Baltic Sea Coast

Situated in two states, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein, the Baltic Sea Coast of Germany is a popular tourist destination and includes several regions. The composing areas are: the islands of Usedom and Rügen and the peninsula named Fischland-Darss-Zingst. Some of the most popular cities of the region are Wismar, Rostock, Lübeck, Stralsund and others. In case you are planning a visit to the Baltic Sea Coast, I suggest you to read the following guide first. Below I will p... [ read more ]

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 ]

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 ]