15 March 2018
Cologne, or Köln in German, is famous for its cathedral, its beer, and its intense Karneval parties. High on our list for our visit also included the Chocolate Museum. I truly didn’t expect to enjoy this museum as much as I did – but it is well laid out, interesting, and fun for adults and kids.
6 March 2018
Visit this hidden gem in southern Germany: a medieval monastery above a cute half-timbered town, with views over the rolling hills and farms. Explore the grounds walk along the 17th-century outer wall.
26 February 2018
Step into this fairy tale Fachwerk (half-timbred) town in southern Germany. It will steal your heart with its covered bridges, excellent art gallery, friendly folk and good food.
20 February 2018
Get the local's guide to how to visit the beautiful Heidelberg Castle in Germany. It's a beautiful ruin that has inspired writers and artists for centuries.
22 January 2018
How we feel about the food, about the language, and of course, travelling around the country exploring.
29 November 2017
Mulled wine, vintage carousels, intricate wooden toys, hot sausages, sparkling trees, ice rinks – German Christmas Markets are so worth visiting.
16 November 2017
Take the scenic route through the Black Forest, there's so much to see in this fairy tale landscape.
16 October 2017
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.
23 July 2017
Mainz is a great kid-friendly day trip destination - there's the Gutenberg Museum, a very walkable old town, and the banks of the Rhine to enjoy.
12 July 2017
Once the newness wears off, the loneliness hits hard. Here are a few of the things I've learned after several overseas moves.