Nuremberg Trials Memorial – A Permanent Exhibition

Nuremberg Trials © Stadt Nürnberg

Memorial to the Nuremberg Trials – A Permanent Exhibition of the Nuremberg Trials: Courtroom 600 in Nürnberg’s Palace of Justice became a venue of world history when the “Nuremberg Trials” took place here from November 1945 to 1949.  It was the first time in history that representatives of a state faced an international  tribunal and […]

Schöner Brunnen – Nuremberg’s Beautiful Fountain

Schöner Brunnen - Nürnberg Hauptmarkt

Good Luck Is Bestowed Upon Those Who Turn The Schöner Brunnen Ring Three Times: In Nuremberg’s market square (Nürnberg Hauptmarkt) is one of the city’s most famous fountains, the Schöner Brunnen (Beautiful Fountain). A common sight at the south-west flank of the Beautiful Fountain is one of tourists hanging on to the fountain grille and […]

Nürnberg Hauptmarkt – Nuremberg’s Market Square

Nuremberg Hauptmarkt

Nuremberg Hauptmarkt is The Main Market Square in the City Centre: For most people visiting Nuremberg on a coach tour or river cruise, you will no doubt be dropped off in the Nürnberg Hauptmarkt.  Nuremberg’s large market square is in the heart of the city centre and here alone there are many things to see […]

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche – A Memorial Church

Kaiser-Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche Berlin

Kaiser-Wilhelm Memorial Church – A Symbol of Peace and Reconciliation: One of Berlin’s most famous landmarks the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, or the Gedächtniskirche as it’s commonly known, is a memorial church that symbolizes peace and reconciliation. Located on Breitscheidplatz in Berlin’s busy Kurfürstendamm, this Berlin church is easily recognizable. The original church on the site was built […]

Enjoy The Sights of Heidelberg On A Neckar River Cruise

Neckar River Cruise © Travel Signposts

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

Heidelberg Bridge Monkey © Travel Signposts

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"

Reeperbahn - Courtesy Spahrbier

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

Marienbrucke, Neuschwanstein © Travel Signposts

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

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is the Inspiration for Walt Disney’s Castle: Schloss Neuschwanstein is one of the most recognizable castles in Europe and we are glad that our autumn visit we had time to take a tour of the interior of the castle. On a previous trip in winter, we were only able to admire Neuschwanstein Castle […]