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Stay in a German Castle: Schlosshotel Hugenpoet

My obsession with castles is well documented, but until recently, I hadn’t stayed overnight in a castle in Germany. This spring, I found my happy place, my readers, and it’s called Schlosshotel Hugenpoet outside Düsseldorf…

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Hotels in Heidelberg

Everyone I speak to who stops in Heidelberg for a day trip wishes they had stayed longer in our  picturesque little German town – so I’ve collected up some of the best hotels in Heidelberg…

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Day trips from Strasbourg

There’s so much to do near Strasbourg: from huge theme parks to quaint winemakers’ villages, Dostoyevsky’s favourite casino to famous castle ruins, all within day-trip distance!

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Hessenpark Open-Air Museum

Not far from Frankfurt is the Hessenpark, an open-air museum that has over a hundred historical buildings from the region all in one place. It’s open year-round, and has an impressive events schedule including cooking…

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Traveling with a CPAP machine

A CPAP machine is piece of medical equipment those of us who have sleep apnea use to keep our airways clear while we sleep. It’s not something we can leave behind when we go on…

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