WEEKEND GETAWAYS: HANNOVER FOR FIRST TIMERS

Founded in the Middle Ages (1241), Hannover has the biggest expo venues and business fairs in Europe. It is one of that cities known more as a place for business than for tourists. But I went there anyway and was…

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4 REASONS TO EXPLORE HAMBURG DURING CHRISTMAS SEASON

Visiting Hamburg is always a good idea, the city is full of interesting things to see and do. But during Christmas season, this city dresses itself up as Christmassy as possible. Numerous Christmas markets take over the city, everything is…

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DAY TRIP FROM HAMBURG: PICTURESQUE LÜNEBURG

This middle-age city is located 30min from Hamburg. Take a train from Hamburg Central Station (around 15 euros) and go explore Lüneburg! Dated from the year of 956, this city is an open-air museum: one of the few towns in…

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ONE DAY IN ROTHENBURG: CHRISTMAS TOWN!

Part of the Romantic Road through southern Germany, Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a lovely well-preserved medieval town. Some say that the name “Rothenburg”, which comes from the German words rot (red) and burg (burgh, medieval fortified settlement), refers to…

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7 PLACES IN HAMBURG TO SATISFY YOUR SWEET CRAVING

It’s unlikely that you will travel without trying the local food — and we always have time for sweets. From ice cream lasagna to unicorn cupcakes, Hamburg has an incredible variety of sweet treats in cozy places that can turn…

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