Travel Destinations: Germany

Hamburg’s Minature Wonderland

One of the incredibly detailed displays at Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany

When you are in Hamburg little is often huge! It took seven years to build, cost an estimated 4.8 million dollars, and the miniatures consist of some forty aircraft, five hundred vehicles, fifteen thousand figurines, three hundred buildings and forty thousand lights. The world’s largest miniature airport, called Knuffingen Airport and based on Hamburg’s Fuhlsbüttel […] Read More

Emerging Destinations: Berlin, Germany

One fine evening, for example, a visitor to Berlin was admiring a sculpture at the canopied entrance to the Four Seasons Hotel. The sculpture was a pair of adorable life-size bears standing on their heads. A city mascot, the bear is likely to pop up here and there in many artful ways, although it can be overshadowed... Read More

The Storybook named Germany

Visiting The Black Forest often feels like stepping in to the pages of a German fairytale | Photo credit: Francisco Antunes

Every hour spent walking, cycling, motoring or river cruising through the landscapes in this heart of Europe is a heady experience of an age-old folk-lore and culture. At first glance, every German village looks like a place in a fairytale. Even in a big, modern city, the historic altstadt (old town) is at the heart […] Read More

Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain

Roller Coaster staircase | Photo credit: Cribcandy -

Terrified of roller coasters? Tired of missing out on the "fun"? As long as you aren't afraid of heights, there's a solution in Duisburg, Germany. Read More

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