DRESDEN, Germany | weekend city trip

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This year´s 1st of May came conveniently on a Monday, which meant we had a longer weekend without taking a day off work. Already a couple of months ago we decided to head to the wonderful SACHSEN SWITZERLAND NATIONAL PARK and possibly make a stop in Dresden on the way, as I´ve never been there yet. Due to our separation …

GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKETS

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December in Germany is all about Christmas markets! Smell the sweet cinnamon waffles, mulled wine, gingerbread and grilled sausages while strolling around in the labyrinths with food & hand made products stands – BIG TOWNS set up several Christmas markets on larger town´s squares, SMALLER CITIES have one Christmas market and even the smallest VILLAGES usually organise a 1-day Christmas …

NORTHERN GERMANY road trip | Bremen – Cuxhaven – Helgoland – Bremerhaven

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Another great weekend is behind us and once again, Germany seized to surprise me. We drove off Friday morning and had 3 days time to spent on the NORTHERN COAST. We chose CUXHAVEN as a base. It was one of those spontaneous decisions, we booked a place to sleep only a few days prior to departure as we were not …

“WATTWANDERUNG”, Germany | hiking from Neßmersiel to Baltrum island in East Frisia

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Between continental Europe and the North Sea´s FRISIAN ISLANDS, located in Netherlands, Germany and Denmark lies the so-called “WATTENMEER” (Wadden Sea). This intertidal zone is on the UNESCO´s World Heritage List and it´s a favourite spot for a unique experience – walking to an island! Yes, you heard it right – when the tide is low, one can walk several …

NORTHERN GERMANY road trip | Hamburg – Lübeck – Scharbeutz – Kiel

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Moving to Germany gave me the opportunity to use some of the weekends (especially those few longer ones) for short trips to different parts of the country where I have never been before. Especially the NORTHERN COASTAL PART is so different to anything I knew before and that´s why I always love to go there. Last year in the early …