Lübeck’s Famous Niederegger Marzipan

Lübeck Marzipan

Taste The Perfect Niederegger Marzipan in Lübeck: Lübeck is famous for its marzipan and from the number of visitors and shoppers in the Niederegger Patisserie in Breite Strasse, it is evident that marzipan is much sought after by visitors to this historical town. Marzipan has been popular in Europe since the 19th century.  The sweets […]

Oktoberfest Food

Oktoberfest Food

Oktoberfest Tents and the Foods They Specialize In: There are plenty of tents to enjoy on your Oktoberfest visit at, many of which specialize in certain beers or traditional Oktoberfest food. To make the most of your Oktoberfest visit and to make sure that you don’t miss out on enjoying your favourite Oktoberfest taste sensation, […]

Oktoberfest 2014 – Traditional Oktoberfest Beer Tents

Schottenhamel Oktoberfest Tent

Some Traditional Beer Tents at Munich Oktoberfest: There are many 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. To check out the scene at some of the traditional Oktoberfest beer tents, we pay a visit to a few of […]

Viktualienmarkt – Munich's Culinary Centre

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Viktualienmarkt – Where the Freshest of Munich Food Can be Found: You can be certain of a city’s strong food culture when its central food market keeps growing and growing. Such is the case with Munich’s Viktualienmarkt which has been the city’s culinary centre for over two centuries. Even back in 1807, this Munich food […]

Schleißheim Palaces – Munich

Schloss Schleißheim - Munich

A complex of Three Palaces: Schloss Schleißheim is a complex of three palaces set in a grand Baroque park in the village of Oberschleißheim in the northern edge of Munich. The Old Schloss Schleissheim began as a country house and hermitage built by Duke Wilhelm V of Bavaria. From an early stage, the Duke renounced […]

Munich Residenz – the Largest City Palace in Germany

Munich Residenz

Munich Residenz was the seat of Bavarian Dukes, Electors and Kings: The Munich Residenz is the largest city palace in Germany. It served as the seat of government and the residence of Bavarian dukes, electors and kings for 410 years, from 1508 to 1918. What began as a small moated castle in 1385 at the […]

Schloss Nymphenburg – Munich’s Favourite Palace

Schloss Nymphenburg - Munich

Nymphenburg Palace is one of the most Beautiful Palaces in Europe: One of the favourite Munich attractions, and said to be one of Europe’s most beautiful palaces is the Schloss Nymphenburg. This Baroque palace, set in the western part of Munich, was the summer residence of Bavarian monarchs for generations. A Gift from the Elector […]

What to Eat and Drink on your Black Forest Holiday

Black Forest Ham Vesper © Christoph Eberle/STG..

Good Food is High Priority in the Black Forest: The Black Forest region is famous for its cuisine and you don’t have to dine at the many Michelin-rated restaurants to enjoy good food. Check out the menus at village guest houses and you will be surprised at the selection of culinary treats on offer. Black […]

Maultaschen – The "Little Ones Who Cheat the Lord"

Maultaschen © Tourism Marketing Baden-Württemberg

A Swabian Regional Specialty similar to the Ravioli: One of the most famous regional specialties you will come across on your travels in the state of Baden-Württemberg is the Maultaschen. This Swabian specialty is rather similar to ravioli, but are a little bigger in size. The Maultaschen are filled with meat and spinach and are […]

A Holiday in the Black Forest (Schwarzwald)

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The Schwarzwald is one of Germany’s most Popular Holiday Regions: The Black Forest (Schwarzwald) is one of Germany’s oldest and most popular holiday regions and even people who aren’t familiar with the region know that it’s the home of the cuckoo clock, have enjoyed its famous Black Forest cake and heard of some old myths […]