Tis the season to be jolly, but that also means tis the season to be cold. And in Germany, that can mean very cold. And wet. Possibly snowy. But the seasonal conditions should not put you off visiting the German capital. This is a wonderful time to visit Berlin. If you’ve been reading this blog… Continue reading Indoor Options in Berlin
Christmas markets. Magical places where everything is warm and fuzzy, no matter how cold it actually is. I LOVE Christmas markets, and living in Germany means the Weihnachtsmarkt is a fixture of the festive season. If you are planning to visit a German Christmas market in the next few weeks , I hope a few tips… Continue reading German Christmas Market Tips
Aachen seems to be one of those city break destinations that is not so well known outside of Germany. And that is a shame because it has as much to offer as the more celebrated destinations such as, say, Düsseldorf or Cologne. I’ve had my eye on Aachen for a while, hoping to slot in… Continue reading Discovering Aachener Printern
I am not known for being a great lover of Christmas. It’s not that I don’t love Christmas, I do. At Christmas time. But I find it really hard when the whole festive package is being peddled from Halloween, if not earlier. Thus far, I haven’t embraced the season very much either at home (apart… Continue reading Hello, Christmas!
There is something about borders and the crossing of them that I find fascinating. One of the great things about being based in Germany is that much of Europe is there for the taking . Pick a direction, hit the road and soon enough, you’ll cross a border into a whole new country. With the… Continue reading Exploring the Three Country Border.