German Regions

The German Fairytale Route

Sometimes fairy tales do come true. On the trail of the Brothers Grimm – the German Fairytale Route. Let the 600km German Fairytale Route transport you to the magical world of the Brothers Grimm, from their birthplace in Hanau to Bremen and its famous four-legged town musicians. Many fairy stories […]



Bonn-voyage: Guten-Appetit – The Pleasure of German Cuisine

The DePauliaby Megan Deppen Schnitzel, sausage and sauerkraut were not the star attractions on every German menu. Although Germans haven’t mastered deep dish pizza, they have intermingled plenty of foreign dishes with their traditional German cuisine.One of the great joys of travel is sampling the new food. Perusing the streets […]

A Divided Germany, Decades After the Berlin Wall Fell

The wall came down, but, 25 years later, Germans in the east and west are still struggling to get along. Katie Engelhar Almost 25 years ago, in November 1989, the Berlin Wall fell. Thousands of Germans gathered in the biting cold to embrace and weep and drink champagne, and […]