What it’s like, living in Germany, a year and half on

How we feel about the food, about the language, and of course, travelling around the country exploring.

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What to do and what to eat at German Christmas Markets

Mulled wine, vintage carousels, intricate wooden toys, hot sausages, sparkling trees, ice rinks – German Christmas Markets are so worth visiting.

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The Black Forest High Road

Take the scenic route through the Black Forest, there’s so much to see in this fairy tale landscape.

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Day Trips from Frankfurt

Frankfurt makes a great homebase for discovering western Germany. I’ve pulled together four great day trip destinations that aren’t too far away to make it doable with kids.

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Exploring Châteaux in Burgundy, France

The French countryside in the Bourgogne, or Burgundy, is as beautiful as you’ve heard. Rolling hills, vineyards surrounded by old stone walls, picturesque farm buildings, and the occasional châteaux perched on a hill. Burgundy is…

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