Islands in Lake Constance

Islands in Lake Constance

The fresh water Lake of Constance(Bodensee in German) is situated on the Rhine, near the Alps at 395 meters altitude. It has three bodies of water and a couple of islands. The major islands in Lake Constance are Mainau, Reichenau and Lindau. Mainau or the Flower Island This island is also called “FlowerIsland” because the island has plenty of flowers. Due to the warm climate, in the 19th century, a botanical garden was established here by Prince Nikolaus. An arboretum, an Italian rose ga... [ read more ]

A short break at Lake Constance

A short break at Lake Constance

Have you ever dreamed about a relaxing escape in Germany? You should know that the North Sea is not the only option when it comes to beautiful and welcoming destinations. An interesting suggestion would be a short break at Lake Constance. The location of this lake is extremely beautiful, near the Alps, at the border of three countries: Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Two thirds of the shorelines are in Germany. Situated at the altitude of 395m above the sea level and offering a great view ... [ read more ]

Germany's Romantic Road

Germany’s Romantic Road

Germany can offer to its visitors an incredible journey. Those in search for nature, culture, history and hospitality should experience the so called “Romantische Strasse”, Germany's Romantic Road stretched over 350 km in the southern part of the country, from Wuerzburg to the Alps in Allgau. First stop – Wuerzburg The Romantic Road begins its enchanting invite with Wuerzburg, a prestigious university center tucked away between vineyards, alongside the river Mains, overlooked by the st... [ read more ]

Discover Germany

Discover Germany

When I was first asked to start writing a travel column where I could depict a certain country and its features, a stylish tips & tricks type of article, I unhesitatingly said: I want to teach people how to Discover Germany. It may well be because Germany is so much more than just the Oktoberfest cliche or the economic superpower with dull old cities and their extremely punctual people – what i know for sure is that Germany is well worth being discovered! It is beautiful with wonderful ... [ read more ]