web analytics
Home Europe Germany

Germany

From urban cities like Berlin to small villages in the Alps, Germany is a rich European destination filled with unforgettable travel experiences. Here are some of our favorite travel articles and travel blogs on Germany.

A traditional thatched roof home on the island of Sylt in Germany. Photo by Janna Graber

Island-Hopping in Germany (Yes, Germany!)

Though Germany is better known for its beer culture and Bavarian villages, the quiet islands of Sylt and Rügen offer a different side of travel in Germany.
Mythical Creatures Urquhart Castle close to where the cryptid is said to appear in Scotland.

Bigfoot, Sasquatch and Loch Ness: Mystical Creatures Around the World

From the Loch Ness Monster to the Abominable Snowman, stories of mythical creatures abound. Here's a look at some of the most fascinating mythical creatures from around the globe.
Christmas Market in Tallinn

Christmas Spirit: Our Favorite European Christmas Markets

In Europe, Christmas markets are a treasured holiday tradition. Here are some of our favorites.
Wartburg Castle, where Luther spent 10 months hiding from potential assassins after the pope declared him a heretic, stands on a mountaintop high above Eisenach. (Photo credit: Anna-Lena Thamm — Thüringer Tourismus GmbH)

Germany: In the Footsteps Of Martin Luther

An unlikely pilgrim becomes fascinated with the Martin Luther story, and travels to Germany for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
The vestibule at the Semper Opera House in Dresden ©-Klaus Gigga

A Night at the Opera in Germany

Attending a live performance in the opulent opera houses of Munich and Dresden is an unforgettable cultural experience. Here are tips for planning and enjoying a night at the opera.
The Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg is surrounded by water on three sides. Photo by Hamburg Tourism, Thies Ratzke

Hamburg’s New Elbphilharmonie Another Reason to Visit Germany

The long-awaited Elbphilharmonie has quickly become an iconic symbol of Hamburg, a world-class Hanseatic city that many have yet to discover.
How to attend an opera in Germany: Tips for attending an opera at Semper Opera in Dresden, Germany. Photo by Klaus Gigga

Tips for Attending the Opera in Germany

Want to attend an opera in Germany? Here is what you need to know about attending the opera in Munich, Dresden and more.
Walking through the Romantic Christmas Market at Thurn und Taxis Palace. Photo by Benjamin Rader

Germany: Christmas Along the Danube

German Christmas markets are unique. Experience Christmas in six German towns along the Danube and visit some of the best Christmas markets in Germany.
The snow-covered Alps near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Photo by Janna Graber

Road Trip through Bavaria

Get off the beaten path to explore some of Bavaria’s mountain villages and rural small towns
Nutcracker from the Erzgebirge mountains at the Christmas market. Photo by GNTO

German Christmas Market Traditions

You don’t have to be German to love traditional German Christmas Markets. In fact, many visitors travel to Germany just for the Christmas markets alone.
The beautiful Brandenburg Gate is a treasured reminder of how far Germany has come. Photo by visitBerlin

My Friend, the Enemy: Berlin 25 Years Later

Some 25 years ago, everything changed in Berlin -- including me.

Berlin United: A World Cup Win in a Unified Germany

25 years ago the Wall came down – and Germany hasn’t looked back since.

Video: Romantic Germany — Exploring Rhineland-Palatinate

Explore the vineyards, castles and river valleys of Rhineland-Palate in Germany.

Bunkering Down: Berlin Underworlds Museum

Below Berlin lies a labyrinth of air raid shelters. Touring this underworld is like stepping back in time.

Recent posts