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 […]


Germany is Amazing!

I have traveled around and have tried to experiencing Deutschland the way Germans do and have found that…Germany is Amazing! From the castles, bread, lederhosen, beer, Schnapps to soccer, forests and woodlands; Germany is a country of some of the funniest and warmest people I have ever met, remarkable scenery, […]

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 […]



Opening of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago

from 9 November 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The highlight of the festivities in Berlin will be the symbolic Lichtgrenze installation. Around twelve kilometres in length, this frontier of light featuring 8,000 illuminated orbs will follow the line where the wall once stood. […]

Power Bank External USB Backup Battery Charge

  Over the years of travel, I have become a techno junkie. Depending on my destination, I could be travelling with either my smartphone, tablet, laptop, mp3 player, and / or camera. One of my first acts, after checking into my room, is to see where and how many plugs […]