October 3rd was German Unity Day. A national holiday in Germany, it’s the day that commemorates the joining of the Federal Republic of Germany (West) with the German Democratic Republic (East). In typically German pragmatic fashion, the day has been carefully named so as not to place too much emphasis on either the division or… Continue reading Travel Inspired:German Unity Day
We were recently lucky enough to squeeze in a city break to the German city of Leipzig. I really wanted to write a ‘trip report’ style post to enthrall you all with what we got up to. I tried. It was rubbish. As much as I love to read those kind of posts, I guess… Continue reading Things To See & Do in Leipzig.
On the outskirts of Leipzig, on an otherwise nondescript street that is now home to car dealerships and various other industrial units, stands a 19th century gasometer. You’d be forgiven for walking past in search of more interesting sights. Leipzig is, after all, a city with lots offer. But this gasometer, no longer needed to… Continue reading Travel Tuesday-Leipzig Panometer
So, about this hotel… Apartment Central opened in Spring 2016 and offers 115 rooms for 2-6 guests, over five floors. The Hotel is entirely non smoking and does not accept pets. First impressions… Warm and welcoming. Fast and friendly check in. The nicest reception/ communal area I have seen in a long time. The rustic/… Continue reading Hotel Review: Apartment Central, Leipzig.