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Garden Art @ Herrenhausen, Hannover.

Q) Where can you visit a mini Versailles, be enveloped in curvy, colourful art and round it all off with a romp through the Tropics, the Desert and the Canary Isles? A) The Herrenhausen Gardens. Yep, that’s ‘gardens’ plural, because visitors can expect to be delighted by not just one but three vast  green spaces, each… Continue reading Garden Art @ Herrenhausen, Hannover.

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Five Underrated City Break Options in Germany.

Here we go, a post that does what it says on the tin. Five cities that might not instantly spring to mind when thinking German city break, but that are well worth a visit. Without further ado… Hannover Boasting two town halls , an abundance of green space and a beautifully restored Altsadt, or old… Continue reading Five Underrated City Break Options in Germany.

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10 Things To Do With Kids in Germany.

Before we lived in Germany, it wouldn’t have been at the top of my kid friendly destination list. Or any other list, come to that.  I didn’t know much about Germany at all, and had bought into some of the (sometimes false, but sometimes hilariously accurate) stereotypes about German culture. Well, what do you know,… Continue reading 10 Things To Do With Kids in Germany.

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Hotel Review: Graf Adolf Apartments, Dusseldorf.

So, about this hotel… The Graf Adolf offers 21 apartment style ‘rooms’ over six floors. The rooms are all non smoking. Pet friendly rooms available. First Impressions? The apartment building itself stands out for all the right reasons, the exterior is very smart and well branded, if a little confusing as you buzz reception to… Continue reading Hotel Review: Graf Adolf Apartments, Dusseldorf.