Wonderful Swabian Christmas Market Recipe

Wonderful Swabian Christmas Market Recipe

    The holiday season is chocked full delightful sights, sounds, tastes and smells. German Christmas markets bring all your senses to life. As you may know there are hundreds of Christmas markets around the world. We especially love visiting the Christmas Markets in Germany. Every one is unique and special. As a result, while visiting the […]

Nuremberg Christmas Market

Nuremberg Christmas Market

  One of our favorite things to do during the holiday season is visit Christmas markets. Whether at home in Chicago or visiting in Europe we love them all. One of the oldest and largest Christmas markets is held in Nuremberg, Germany. Apparently, despite numerous investigations, there still is no solid proof as to which […]

Celebrate 500 Years of German Beer At Stuttgart Canstatter Festival

Celebrate 500 Years of German Beer At Stuttgart Canstatter Festival

  Anyone who knows me even just a bit knows that I love most German things. Having been raised by a pack of crazy German people I celebrate the German lifestyle whenever possible. September always has me thinking about Germany, beer and Oktoberfest celebrations. Sure, everyone knows about the Grand Daddy of them all – THE […]

Explore Stuttgart with the StuttCard

Explore Stuttgart with the StuttCard

  We love visiting Germany and Stuttgart located in the Southwest region in the state of Baden-Württemberg of Germany or what they like to call the sunny side of Germany. It truly doesn’t matter what time of year that you may visit Stuttgart. The springtime brings flowers and gardens to explore, the summer has festivals, […]

Christmas Markets on the Sunny Side of Germany

Christmas Markets on the Sunny Side of Germany

  Christmas markets. One of my favorite things about the  holiday season is Christmas Markets or “Weinnachtsmarkt” as they are called in Germany. These popular markets typically run through the four weeks of Advent that lead up to Christmas Day. The markets originated in the late Middle Ages in Germany,  Austria, France and Italy. Now […]

Musical Marienplatz Munich Germany

Musical Marienplatz Munich Germany

  Munich is certainly a musical city and Marienplatz, the market square known for housing the new town hall (Rathaus) with its famous musical carillon, known as the Glockenspiel is a worthy highlight of any visit. The Glockenspiel is an ornate carillon or set of bells in a tower that are played by a keyboard […]

Plentiful Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

Plentiful Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

  If you’re looking for a way to see history in action, visit Prenzlauer Berg, in Berlin. Since German unification, P-Berg has become a popular place to stroll, eat, shop and enjoy the nightlife in a fun and unique neighborhood. Prenzlauer Berg in the northeast part of Berlin, with its many buildings from the turn […]