Weekend trip from Berlin – 5 great things to do in Cottbus

Looking to go off the beaten path in Germany? With a historic old town, medieval city walls, towers and gates, and an English-style park with a beautiful palace, Cottbus is definitely a great place...

8 of the best things to do in Weimar

Old and modern, grand and classical are just some of the words than can describe Weimar. Located in the heart of Germany, in the state of Thuringia (Thüringen) this German diamond has surprisingly much...
Bastei in Saxony Switzerland

Four of the best places to visit in Saxony, Germany

In former Eastern Germany there are several cities to explore but Berlin. Follow on this journey to the German federal state of Saxony. The keywords for this trip are Florence of the North, a...
Schleissheim Palace

Schleissheim Palace – one of the best Bavarian castles

If you think about German castles you probably think about Neuschwanstein in the German alps, or maybe Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam. But there are more palaces and castles than these. We have visited one...

Off the beaten track in Berlin – some unusual highlights

What comes to your mind when thinking about Berlin? The wall, WWII, techno clubs or maybe Currywurst? These are all sights which you should see and explore in Berlin. Most tourists visit the main...
Prater beer garden

Guide to the best beer gardens in Berlin

What is better after a long day of work or exploring a new city in summer time? Of course to grab a cold brew. Berlin is a lively city and offers lots of places...
coffee in Berlin

Where to find the best coffee in Berlin

You live in Berlin or you plan to visit Berlin soon? And you also love coffee? Then you should try one of our favorite cafés here in the capital city of Germany. The choice...

5 great day trips from Berlin by public transport

Looking for some day trips from Berlin to leave the big city? Then you are right here! Completely surrounded by the federal state of Brandenburg, Berlin is its own city state and the largest...
Schwerin castle

Schwerin Castle – one of Germany’s most beautiful castles

We first saw Schwerin Castle on Instagram. Schwerin Castle was amazing. For people who have followed us for a while it's not a secret that we love to visit castles, palaces, fortresses and even...