Hamburg, the home of classical music

Hamburg, the home of classical music

Hamburg is not just a beautiful harbour city in Germany, but the town is also rich in musical history. Some consider Hamburg the home of classical music and Germany’s musical capital, along with London and New York. This is the city where Johannes Brahms was born in 1833. The city was also the residence of other great names in the classical music, such as Bach, Handel or Telemann. Today the city is still a vibrant centre of classical music in Europe. Where else to enjoy classical concerts ... [ read more ]

The rebirth of Dresden

The rebirth of Dresden

The city of Dresden was heavily damaged during the Second World War, but the lovely city on the Elbe became as good as new or even better, during the last two decades. The city was rebuilt brick by brick and has led to the renaissance of industry in the East of Germany. Saxony was beaten down by the war, twenty years ago and Dresden was destroyed by fire bombing during the war. Most of the inhabitants decided to move to West Germany and the Saxony was getting empty. Anyhow, the city got the ... [ 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 ]

Berlin the capital of culture

Berlin the capital of culture

The town emerged from the aftermath of WWII and the Cold War. The city has established itself ever since, as a European glowing center of culture. Today, the notoriety of Berlin overcame the expectance. More and more tourists come back here every year and some decide to stay because the city has so much to offer. During the glory years of Weimar Republic, Berlin the capital of culture gathered many poets and artists. Here is the place where you can spend an entire day without getting bored a... [ read more ]