Nürnberger Bratwurst – Nuremberg’s Distinctive Sausages

Nürnberger Bratwurst © Travel Signposts

The Nürnberger Bratwurst Tastes Best When Freshly Cooked on a Charcoal Grill: Nuremberg is famous for its Nürnberger bratwurst which is traditionally grilled or roasted and served three abreast on a bun with mustard. Whether it is served Drei im Weggla (three in a roll), on a plate with sauerkraut or with potato salad, the […]

Dresden Takes The Cake For Christmas Stollen

Christstollen

Dresden’s Christmas Stollen is World Famous:! The Christmas season brings with it many special treats and one of my favourites is the Stollen. This German Christmas cake, called the Weihnachtsstollen or Christstollen is a loaf-shaped cake made with chopped candied or dried fruit, nuts and spices. Marzipan stollen is my favourite. Although many German towns […]

Cologne’s Brauhaus, Kölsch Beer and Quirky Hospitality

Brauhaus Sion, Cologne © Travel Signposts

Enjoy Kölsch Beer and Quirky Hospitality at Cologne’s Brauhaus : For the people of Cologne, eating and drinking out is a very social occasion, therefore the venues tend to be loud and jovial rather than hushed and dignified. Cologne‘s famous brauhaus are like microcosms of the city‘s traditional but quirky hospitality. Here are a few […]

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, […]

Viktualienmarkt – Munich's Culinary Centre

Pumpkins Galore..

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 […]

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 […]

Interesting Berlin Food Facts

Pork knuckle and sauerkraut

With 184 nationalities living in Berlin, the city is rich in culinary delights: Berlin is an international metropolis and people from no less than 184 nations are long-term residents in Germany’s capital city.  It’s not surprising then that no other German city matches Berlin’s rich diversity of culinary delights. If you’re planning a Berlin holiday, […]

Oktoberfest – A Royal Beginning

Oktoberfest

How Munich’s Oktoberfest Started: Millions of people attend the Munich’s Oktoberfest each year, but how many know that it all started from a royal wedding in 1810? On October 12, 1810, Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria (who later become King Ludwig I), married Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend […]