Unkel – A Cultural Town on the Rhine


Unkel Was Home to Many Famous Germans Including Willy Brandt: As our river boat cruises towards Remagen and the much anticipated Remagen Bridge, we glide past yet another picturesque town, a sight that we’ve become so used to seeing along the middle Rhine. The beautiful church along the riverbank and its neighbouring yellow building were […]

Musica Bayreuth Festival 2012

Bayreuth Markplatz by Michael Sander/Wiki

Bayreuth Festival – 51st Anniversary Celebrations of Musica Bayreuth Festival: When it comes to music festivals, the Bayreuth Wagner Festival is not the only festival that Bayreuth is famous for. The Musica Bayreuth Festival is amongst the more important cultural events in Bayreuth and Northern Bavaria. This year Bayreuth celebrates its 51st Anniversary of Musica […]

With Snow and Frost Comes Eiswein or Ice Wine

Ice Wine - Frozen Grapes

Eiswein or Icewine are a Type of Dessert Wine Made From Frozen Grapes: The cold weather, snow and frost are elements that are usually not conducive for growing anything.  But for producers of Eiswein (German for ice wine), snow and frost are just the perfect conditions that they pray for. So What is Ice Wine? […]

Wine Walking Weekend Throughout Germany – April 2012

Photo Courtesy Suedliche Weinstrasse

Germany’s Wine Walking Weekend Allows Visitors to Combine Walking and Wine-tasting: Spring is a beautiful time for walking and discovering Germany’s romantic wine villages and wineries.  And, for those who would like to combine a weekend of walking and wine-tasting in Germany, the Wine Walking Weekend is ideal. Wine and Walking Weekend – April 2012 […]

The World of Chocolate at the Cologne Chocolate Museum


The Cologne Chocolate Museum Is One of the Most Visited Cologne Museums: As one of the ten most visited museums in Cologne, it seems that visitors to Cologne find the Cologne Chocolate Museum irrisistable.  At this Cologne museum, chocoholics can learn all about the world of chocolate and also get to taste fresh chocolate from […]

Indulge your Passion for Fast Cars at the Porsche Museum

Porsche Stuttgart Museum

Learn About the World’s Most Profitable Car-maker at the Porsche Museum: For lovers of fast and expensive cars, the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart will delight. This automotive museum, located in the Zuffenhausen district in the northern suburbs of Stuttgart, is just outside the Porsche headquarters. Although the mere mention of the Porsche 911 is enough […]

The Bayern München Experience at The Allianz Arena

Allianz Arena, Munich

The Bayern Munich Experience – A History of Germany’s Most Successful Soccer Club: FC Bayern Munich, Germany’s most successful football club, is opening its Bayern Munich Club museum at The Allianz Arena in the course of the current season (2011/2012).  This will be no ordinary museum – the Club is creating The Bayern Munich Experience […]

Flughäfen Schönefeld – Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF)

Berlin Schönefeld Airport SXF

Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF) Is Soon to Become the Berlin Brandenburg Airport: Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF) is one of the two Berlin international airports, the other being Tegel.  Located in the town of Schönefeld, the airport is approximately 24kms (15 miles) south-east of the centre of Berlin. Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) Berlin’s new Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt […]

Steckerlfisch – A Bavarian Fish Specialty

Steckerlfisch - Oktoberfest food

Steckerlfisch is a Bavarian Fish Specialty and also a Popular Oktoberfest Food: A graphic food image that you’ll see at the Munich Oktoberfest is at the Fischer-Vroni Steckerlfisch stand. Here you’ll see neatly lined rows of whole fish on skewers being cooked over the very long charcoal grill. Besides being photo-worthy, the steckerlfisch is a […]