Heidelberg — More than just a castle and pretty town

Heidelberg proves that one can visit and visit again, and always discover something new I used to live in Heidelberg. I was an expert on the basic sights like the Old Town, the castle, the bridge and the Hauptstrasse. I was a super expert when it came to bars in town...

Two-wheeling along German riverside bike paths

German riverside bike paths link half-timbered towns, gasthausen, and castles. In Germany, rivers have long been the most important transportation arteries in the country and today they mark some of the most beautiful routes through the countryside. They flow through...

Bavarian Christmas markets add joy to Medieval towns

Christmas in Germany is always a joy, with the multitude of Bavarian Christmas markets, the town decorations and the churches that dress for the occasion. Bavaria, one of the country’s most Catholic states, is renowned for its embrace of Christmas, plus its...

German fairytale castles inspire faraway dreams

This is where you will find roads that curl through German fairytale castle history, cutting through dark forests, around forbidding mountains and beneath towering castles. You, and everyone with you, will enjoy conjuring up images of witches and beautiful princesses...