Visiting Saxony

Visiting Saxony

Saxony or, as it is usually called, the free state of Saxony, is an area of unaltered natural beauty. The region has a rich cultural landscape and centuries old but well-preserved traditions. Visiting Saxony should be done for the famous craftsmanship in the Ore Mountains, the Sorb traditions and the special dialect called Vogtland. Besides the centuries-old traditions, Saxony was not left far away from innovation. The region is a high-tech location and has many complex technological project... [ read more ]

Most beautiful small towns in Germany

Most beautiful small towns in Germany

  Germany is an ideal destination for its attractive small towns and cities, spread like gemstones all over the country. Many of the countryside towns are located less than an hour's train ride from a major metropolis, so you can easily discover another charming side of Germany. Impregnated with the flavours of the past, they can turn into daytrips. Since most of the German unique charm can be found in these small towns, let’s discover together the most beautiful small towns in Ger... [ read more ]

Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof

Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof

Did you know that near Munich you can explore two beautiful Bavarian castles from the Middle Ages? While hidden in the seclusion of the German mountains, King Ludwig II built two of his castles, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. They were his dream castles and they still look today like they are part of a fairytale. A complete tour of Munich should include visiting these two castles. From Munich you can make a day-trip to Neuschwanstein and Linderhof and visit the extraordinary Bavarian castles. B... [ read more ]

Hamburg’s cuisine

Hamburg’s cuisine

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and is often referred to as the Gateway to the World. That is because Hamburg is one of the busiest ports in Europe, but also because it is a city with a population of over 1.8 million people. Hamburg is an independent city-state and has been an international trade city for centuries. It is one of the most important harbours in the world. Hamburg’s cuisine is specific to the north side of Germany but also has some international influences. Most o... [ read more ]

Spending one day in Dresden

Spending one day in Dresden

Dresden is the capital of Saxony and is situated on the River Elbe, near the border with the Czech Republic. The city has Slavic origins and its original name, Drež?any, can be translated by “people of the riverside forest”. Dresden is an industrial, governmental and cultural city, famous mostly because of Bruehl's Terrace and its historic landmarks in the Old Town. It is an awesome place that you should visit in case you are in the region. You will definitely consider that spending one d... [ read more ]

The carnival in Cologne

The carnival in Cologne

Cologne is a beautiful city in the west side of Germany spread on both sides of the Rhine River. Tourists say Cologne is a very welcoming city because the locals are open, warm and happy and because it is one of the oldest cities in Germany with many cultural attractions and still able to offer an interactive and entertaining city events such as the carnival in Cologne. Events in Cologne You will find in this city, plenty of cultural and fun events in every season of the year. Like Frank... [ read more ]

The old city of Cologne

The old city of Cologne

  Have you decided to visit Germany yet? Maybe the old city of Cologne is a good option for you. The city is full of historical treasures, museums, and cathedrals. It is the largest city in North Rhine Westphalia region and the fourth city in Germany. Every tourist feel at home in Cologne because life in this town is simple and yet dynamic. The city has seven bridges on the Rhine and ten motorways. A bit of history We find the city roots long time ago, when it was occupied by the R... [ 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 ]

Transportation in Germany

Transportation in Germany

Germany has a dense population, a developed economy and a very modern transportation infrastructure. In fact, the country has one of the largest and complex transportation systems in the world (after the United States). Public transportation in Germany is efficient because of top speed trains. The Intercity Express Trains (speeding up to 180 mph), the buses, the boats, the subways and other can get travelers anywhere they want. Ticket prices may vary, but because of the good quality and efficien... [ read more ]

Did you know that?

Did you know that?

From all the European countries, Germany is the most populous and owns the strongest economy system but there are still a couple of things that you might not know about this country. Besides being the strongest economy in Europe, Germany is also the third economical power in the world and did you know that the country is the preferred location for foreign students who wish to study abroad or that the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany was one of the largest sport events in the world? The Fatherla... [ read more ]