Hamburg Port Anniversary: The world’s biggest port fest

The history The first port facility was stablished in 1188, at the Nikolaifleet. The official birth of the Port of Hamburg was on May 7, 1189, when Emperor Frederick Barbarossa granted freedom from customs duties to Hamburg merchants. Hamburg Port…

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7 great coffee places in Hamburg: a local’s guide

As many of you may already know from previous posts and/or my Instagram stories, I’m a foodie always chasing the best local places to eat. The thing is, there are so many cool coffee places to visit in Hamburg that…

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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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