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Packing List for Germany: Summer Edition

My super-easy summer packing list for one-week traveling in Germany, or Europe in general, including the nicest camera bag that doesn’t look like a camera bag.

My super-easy summer packing list for one-week traveling in Germany, or Europe in general, including the nicest camera bag that doesn't look like a camera bag.

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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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