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Take a look below to find all our posts about Germany in chronological order:

Käthe Wohlfahrt Rothenburg ob der Tauber – A Must If You Love Christmas

Rothenburg ob der Tauber – Germany’s Romantic Christmas Village Rothenburg ob der Tauber is one of Germany’s most beautiful medieval villages. Surrounded by tall historic city walls, massive watchtowers, cobblestone streets, and halftimbered, Rothenburg is the quintessential fairytale town of Germany. While stunning year-round, it is a popular destination during December and a MUST if …

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8 Amazing Things to Do in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

At the crossroads of the Romantic Road and Castle Road sits a small city with unparalleled history and distinctive half-timbered houses. Rothenburg ob der Tauber draws many tourists but is still far enough off the main routes through Germany. If you love the idea of exploring a fairy tale town in the heart of Germany, …

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7 Most Romantic Cities in Northern Germany

Northern Germany is authentic and diverse. The term “Northern Germany” describes not just a geographically defined territory. This area has an entirely different identity, the Low German language, particular aspects of history and culture. Here, dozens of medieval cities in Northern Germany have preserved the atmosphere and grandeur of the Hanseatic League.  There are so …

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Best Things To Do in Cologne, Germany

12 of the Best Things to Do in Cologne, Germany It’s the city known for its soaring cathedral, an iconic part of the skyline, and seen from many a nearby town. It’s Cologne, the city nestled in almost the center of Germany, known for its cathedral, its shopping, and the multi-colored annual spectacle that is …

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2019 Guide to the Best Berlin Christmas Markets

Ultimate Guide to the Berlin Christmas Markets – 2019 Berlin is a city of interest all over the world. The enticing history and the two integrated cultures make it a city worth visiting at least once. No matter who you are, you can find great things to do around town. However, during the magical holiday …

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The Fall of the Berlin Wall – 30 Year Anniversary

The Fall of the Berlin Wall – 30 Year Anniversary There are certain events that will always stay engrained in your memory as vividly as if they had happened yesterday. Kennedy’s assassination, 9-11, or the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989 – 30 years ago.  I grew up in Germany and was …

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Top Things to Do in Hamburg, Germany

Weekend in Hamburg Itinerary – Top Things to do in Hamburg Germany Hamburg, Germany’s Harbor City, is still a relatively undiscovered treasure among foreign tourists, but well worth a visit. I had been to Hamburg and Northern Germany a few times as a child/teenager, but not recently and so I was really excited when I …

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A Gem for Architecture Lovers: Examples of Romanesque Architecture in Germany

Top Examples of Romanesque Architecture along the Romanesque Route in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany  Germany’s Saxony-Anhalt is a region teeming with castles, cathedrals, and monasteries, many of which date to the Romanesque period and are great examples of Romanesque architecture. We think this region is a great destination for architecture and history lovers and have created a …

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Your Guide to the Dresden Christmas Markets 2021

Dresden Christmas Markets 2021 There are approximately 1,500 Christmas markets in Germany, and about 85 million people from around the world pay them a visit every year. If you love Christmas, you will inevitably fall in love with Dresden where you will find 11 assortments of Christmas markets right at your feet. Dresden is the …

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Saxony-Anhalt’s Naumburg Cathedral

Saxony-Anhalt’s Naumburg Cathedral I recently spent time exploring the Romanesque Route in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany with TRANSROMANICA, an international association whose focus is promoting the common Romanesque heritage of Europe. The TRANSROMANICA cultural heritage route traces the Romanesque heritage through nine European countries, from Portugal all the way to Eastern Europe. Our blogger trip explored the …

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