Picnicking and carousing in Tiergarten

Picnicking and carousing in Tiergarten

With its 2.5 km2 surface and 23 km of pathways, Tiergarten is the largest park in Berlin. The place is located near Hansplatz and is very popular among those who are looking for a place to walk, relax or have a picnic. Picnicking and carousing in Tiergarden is a perfect way to spend a weekend afternoon in Berlin. Some facts about the park The park was closed to public for many years. It was initially the preferred hunting ground for the electors of the German state of Brandenburg. The ... [ read more ]

The Greenside of Frankfurt

The Greenside of Frankfurt

You have met Frankfurtby the means of these articles as a commercial and financial centre of Germanyand Europe. However you should meet another side of the city. Discover the greenside of Frankfurt and find that this city is actually a very green one. With a very large forest, many parks and botanical gardens, plus the Main riverbanks, Frankfurt is fairly considered to be a green city. Everything is green in Frankfurt. Actually, more than 50% of the area within the city is green. Even those wh... [ read more ]

Frankfurt's Palmengarten

Frankfurt’s Palmengarten

As you probably know already, Frankfurt is a beautiful green city, despites being the financial centre of Germany. It has many parks, botanical gardens and places to relax. About the garden     Frankfurt’s Palmengarten or the palm garden is one of the two botanical gardens in the city. With its 2 hectares, this is the largest botanical garden in the country. Frankfurt’s Palmengarten is located in the northwest side of the inner city. The complex contains a couple of g... [ 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 ]