Enjoy The Sights of Heidelberg On A Neckar River Cruise

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Neckar River Sightseeing Cruises in Heidelberg: One of the most charming ways to enjoy the sights of a city is on a river cruise. In Heidelberg, you can do boat cruises on the Neckar River during the summer months (between May and September). These sightseeing cruises do a round trip from Heidelberg to Neckarsteinach (a […]

Monkey Business in Heidelberg

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Brückenaffe – The Bridge Monkey of Heidelberg: If, like many visitors to Heidelberg you love this medieval city and want to ensure that you return here again, head for the Brückenaffe, the Bridge Monkey of Heidelberg. Located on the west end of the Bridge Gate, Heidelberg’s Bridge Monkey is a bronze sculpture by Professor Gernot […]

Reeperbahn – Hamburg’s Famous "Mile of Sin"

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Reeperbahn – Entertainment Boulevard or Still a Wicked Mile? Our visit to the Reeperbahn in Hamburg’s St. Pauli district was a disappointment! No, we weren’t looking to check out the Reeperbahn’s erotic theatres or to go into any of the strip clubs, but a promised stroll through Hamburg’s most famous street did not materialize. Our […]

Marienbrücke – Neuschwanstein

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From Marienbrücke Ludwig II Admired His Neuschwanstein Castle: When you come up to Neuschwanstein Castle, make sure you get to the Marienbrücke (Mary’s Bridge), a bridge which spans the Pöllat Gorge. It was from this bridge that King Ludwig II admired his dream castle. The gorge with its steep rocky walls had already been “discovered” […]

A Visit to Neuschwanstein Castle

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Neuschwanstein Castle is the Inspiration for Walt Disney’s Castle: Schloss Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular castles in Europe and we are glad that our autumn visit has allowed us to tour the interior of the castle. On a previous trip in winter, we could only admire the Neuschwanstein Castle from the village in […]

A Romantic Cruise on the Rhine

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A Rhine River Cruise from Oberwesel to Boppard: No trip to Germany is complete without a Rhine River cruise and no matter how many times we’ve cruised the Rhine River previously, the pleasure of a cruise on the romantic Rhine does not diminish. We’ve done luxury cruises previously, but this time it’s a two-hour morning […]

The Deutsches Currywurst Museum – Berlin

Berlin Currywurst

Deutsches Currywurst Museum – A Museum Dedicated to an Iconic German Snack Food: It seems that the Currywurst (bratwurst with curry sauce) is as much a part of Berlin as the Brandenburg Gate.  Believe it or not, Currywurst is the signature dish of the German capital. Each year about 800 million portions of Currywurst are […]

Rattenfängerhaus – The Rat Catcher's House in Hameln

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Rattenfängerhaus – Hameln’s Rat-Catcher’s House is Now a Restaurant: Hameln’s Rat Catcher’s House (Rattenfängerhaus) has nothing to do with the rat-catcher in the Pied Piper story. The house got its name from the inscription on the side upper facade of the building which records the 1284 disappearance of the 130 children from Hameln: “A.D. 1284 […]

Hameln's Wedding House (Hochzeitshaus)

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The Hochzeitshaus is a Building that Many Visitors will be Familiar with: The Hochzeitshaus (Wedding House) in Hameln is a building that many visitors will be familiar with. Three times a day, at 13:05, 15:35 and 17:35 the Pied Piper Story is depicted here. At the appointed times, the pretty bells on the facade chime […]