July 1, 2015

Christmas Markets in Germany

Frankfurt Christmas Market

  The month of December is a very festive time in Germany.  People are preparing their shops and homes with decorations and everyone is getting into the holiday spirit.  It’s also when countless Christmas markets take place in many of the larger cities throughout the country.  There you can buy all kinds of gifts, especially […]

Top Sights Around Freiburg, Germany


Known as the gateway to the Southern Black Forest from the west, Freiburg is a university community nestled in a lovely setting. As most any university town, it is a great place to “eat, drink and be merry.” There are great choices in clubs, bars and restaurants. But don’t overlook the historical attractions and other […]

“Cheers” to Oktoberfest


  It’s about that time again to “Prost” your favorite German brew at the annual celebration of Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. This year the event takes place from September 21st thru October 6th. Germans and foreigners alike will celebrate all out in what is known as the world’s largest fair and beer festival.     […]