If you haven’t, then permit me to take you on a little tour around Paderborn… Oddly enough, for all the times I’d been to Paderborn (for the German Christmas markets – packed with oodles of gluhwein and the Libori festival with its fun fair… and to visit family), I’d never been around the city properly until it … Continue Reading

UNESCO World Heritage sites are an unequivocal stamp of prestige and honour on any landmark or tourist attraction. The criteria for being awarded this honour is very stringent. And, rightly so, as these UNESCO World Heritage sites are of cultural and/or physical significance and the instant this designation is placed on a site, it arguably … Continue Reading

Sometimes, there’s nothing I like more than a food post, especially when it details the very best burgers in Berlin! Today’s we’ve brought back an old favourite – local recommendations. Simon Algren from Berlin knows a thing or two about epic burgers and has put together, 10 yummy burger joints you have to visit in Berlin. … Continue Reading

Truth be told, there are so many incredible free things to do in Berlin that you’ll be spoilt for choice. This is especially true if you’re looking to explore some of the cities histories, markets and culture. Now, for me, this is one of the main reasons why I love the city so much. It … Continue Reading

Even the very name invokes images of magic and fairytales. This is the kind of forest you imagine Red Riding Hood running through or where Snow White meets the Seven Dwarfs… There are so many reasons why this magical fairytale-esque forest should be visited in person and here are some of them! Image Via   … Continue Reading

Germany is the home to many an amazing castle so if you’re someone that’s interested (even the slightest bit) in a bit of culture, beauty and history when you travel, Castle spotting in Germany is definitely something you have to do when you visit (or indeed if you live in Germany). Some of these Castles … Continue Reading

As you already know, I am a wildlife enthusiast. This has been the case since I was little and I don’t remember ever not being fascinated by nature documentaries and animals in general. At one point, I even wanted to become a vet doctor. It of course stands to reason that I hop at any … Continue Reading

Just in case you somehow missed the TV adverts, street lights and holiday sales promotions –  Christmas time’s just around the corner! And no one does Christmas markets quite like the Germans… One of my favourite things around the holiday season is to visit a German Christmas market. I was a late arrival on the whole … Continue Reading

I love a bit of winter snow! It somehow manages to make everything appear more magical (in doubt – check out the castle in this post here). These photos are some of my favourites from driving around the country side, visiting family and shopping to stock up on my favourite German treats! 🙂 The houses … Continue Reading