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Esslingen Christmas Market - In Photos

Posted on 25. Nov, 2013 by .

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One of the things I was adamant about my German Christmas markets tour last year was to set foot in a picturesque village — I didn’t really care where it was, just as long as it was historical, photogenic and delightful. I wanted the tourist postcard on a silver plate. I wanted the Disneyland of [...]

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The Many Different Christmas Markets of Berlin

Posted on 11. Nov, 2013 by .

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Touring the Christmas Markets of Berlin is something worthy of any bucket list, not unlike touring the wineries of France or eating tapas in Spain. And while markets can be found all over the country, even in the smallest of villages, Berlin truly is the Christmas market capital of the world and simply cannot be surpassed [...]

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Jaegers Hostel

Where to stay in Munich: Jaegers Hostel

Posted on 23. Sep, 2013 by .

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One of my travel pet peeves (and I have many!) is having to use public transportation whenever I arrive/leave a city - there just isn’t anything fun about carrying a suitcase around in the metro. Locals hate it, travellers hate it - it’s a lose-lose situation. So whenever I have the opportunity, I try to [...]

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Kessler Esslingen

The Oldest Wine Cellar in Germany - Kessler

Posted on 29. Mar, 2013 by .

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Whenever someone thinks of sparkling wine, the Champagne region of France comes to mind. That’s a given. But as it turns out - I strongly dislike champagne. Needless to say that I was less than enthused by the idea of visiting a cellar. This is Germany, I thought, why would I choose to visit a cellar [...]

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Plus Hostel Berlin

Where To Stay in Berlin: Plus Hostel Berlin

Posted on 17. Mar, 2013 by .

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If you think that this is just another review of a European hostel, you are dead wrong. This hostel isn’t anything like the others. It will ruin hostel experiences for anyone because, well, it’s just too good, and few other hostels around the world can boast being equally cool, and luxurious. Yes, a luxurious hostel. [...]

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berlin in winter

Beautiful Berlin in Winter - In Photos

Posted on 01. Feb, 2013 by .

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When one thinks of winter in Germany, one of the first things to come to mind is, naturally, the Christmas Markets. What’s not to like? Warm glühwein, delicious guilt-free treats, festive decor and music, and endless shopping possibilities. But coming from a Nordic country myself, I was glad I got to experience Berlin under (and, [...]

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dresden christmas market

Dresden Christmas Market - In Photos

Posted on 17. Dec, 2012 by .

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You know the feeling you have when you feel like you’ve entered Christmas heaven, and suddenly everything in the world is a little better? This is exactly what the Dresden Christmas market feels like. Christmassy goodness, delicious smells assaulting your nose from every direction, the warmth of a glüwhein cup in your hands, and a giddy [...]

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Hotel Concorde Berlin

Where to stay in Berlin: Hotel Concorde Berlin

Posted on 14. Dec, 2012 by .

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Few things sound better to my ears than a luxurious 5* hotel in the heart of West Berlin. Add to that a raging snowstorm and freezing fingers, and I’m more than sold. Suffice to say that my experience at Hotel Concorde Berlin was more than positive, if only for the warm (and dry!) shelter it offered [...]

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