Buying a Mercedes-Benz on your vacation is not so crazy!

Mercedes-Benz

TAKE DELIVERY AND DRIVE YOUR NEW MERCEDES-BENZ ON YOUR EUROPEAN VACATION: For most of us, a holiday in Europe is a chance to indulge in some shopping for things like fashion wear, bags, shoes, belts or other little souvenir items. For the car enthusiast however, the shopping basket can be a bit more serious, especially when […]

Passau Music Festival 2015

St Stephan Cathedral, Passau

Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau – the annual Passau Music Festival: On Friday, June 19th, the 63rd Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau (Passau European Weeks Festival ) opens under the theme “Uberbrucken”.  This year’s opening performance at the Bräuhausplatz Hacklberg features the commissioned work by an Austrian composer, Alfred Huber.  His composition “Danubio” reflects the Festival theme […]

Hotel Zum Ritter St Georg – A Knighted Hotel

Hotel Zum Ritter St Georg

ZUM RITTER ST GEORG IS ONE OF THE FEW PATRICIAN MANSIONS TO SURVIVE THE THIRTY YEARS WAR: One of the more interesting and historic hotel buildings in Heidelberg Old Town is the Hotel Zum Ritter St Georg at Hauptstrasse 178. Built by the Huguenot cloth merchant Charles Bélier in 1592, this gabled house is a […]

Shopping in Heidelberg

Heidelberg Hauptstrasse

SHOPPING IN HEIDELBERG IS EASY AS MANY SHOPS ARE LOCATED IN THE OLD TOWN: Although Heidelberg is not known as a shopping destination, there are more than 400 shops in this town that will keep you busy. The Old Town (Altstadt) accounts for a third of all shops in Heidelberg, which makes it convenient for […]

Heidelberg Tun – The World’s Largest Wine Barrel

Heidelberg Tun

THE HEIDELBERG TUN WAS BUILT TO STORE WINE THAT WAS COLLECTED AS TAXES: Out of sheer curiosity as to what the world’s largest wine barrel looks like, we check out the Heidelberg Tun, during our visit to Heidelberg Castle. Built from the trunks of 130 oak trees, the Heidelberg Tun is an enormous wine barrel, […]

The Beer and Castle Route – A Beer-lover’s driving holiday

Beer and Castle Route

THE BEER AND CASTLE ROUTE IS 500 KMS of THIRST-QUENCHING ENJOYMENT: For beer-lovers and those who enjoy driving holidays, The Beer and Castle Route in Germany is a journey that’s enticing and exciting. This 500 km route promises plenty of amber fluid in cozy and sociable drinking towns, and it also lets you explore the […]

Oktoberfest 2015 – Traditional Oktoberfest Beer Tents

Schottenhamel Oktoberfest Tent

SOME TRADITIONAL BEER TENTS AT MUNICH OKTOBERFEST: There are fourteen large beer tents at Oktoberfest, each one offering visitors to the world’s most famous beer festival a particular experience, taste sensation, and of course beer. During our last Oktoberfest visit, we called into a few of the Oktoberfest tents below to check out the scene […]

A Wonderful Christmas Experience at Käthe Wohlfahrt

Käthe Wohlfahrt Weihnachtsdorf

KATHE WOHLFAHRT STORES ARE THEMSELVES A TOURIST ATTRACTION: Rothenburg ob der Tauber was one of the stops on our German Christmas Markets tour. We like this medieval walled city very much and so we were thrilled to be making a stop in this city. There are lots to see and do in Rothenburg, but the […]

Easter Concerts in Berlin 2015

Berlin Easter

EASTER IN BERLIN 2015 – MUSIC IS AN IMPORTANT ELEMENT OF EASTER FESTIVITIES IN BERLIN: Easter is a popular holiday period in Germany and the Easter festivities are still celebrated in the traditional way by many Germans. Easter markets, Easter bonfires, Easter brunches and Easter services all form a part of the Easter celebrations in […]

Starkbierfest 2015 at Paulaner am Nockherberg

Nockherberg Starkbierfest 2012

STARKBIERFEST 2015: THE STRONG BEER FESTIVAL AT NOCKHERBERG: Lent 2015 begins on Wednesday, February 18 and ends on Thursday, April 2nd and the Nockherberg Starkbierfest 2015 will take place from February 27 to March 15, 2015. Starkbierfest is the Strong Beer Festival and drinkers who like stouts will enjoy the Salvator at Nockherberg, a bottom-fermented […]